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should i upgade to a gtx 780 ti from a gtx 780 before buying a 2560xx1440 or 2560x1600 monitor

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my computer specs are listed below on my signature . since I just got my evga gtx 780 sc acx a month ago I am still within the 90 day step up program I would just have to return my card and pay $200 plus shipping to get a evga gtx 780 ti sc acx . I have been looking at the zevroid perfect pixel 2560x1600 listed for $539 on newegg and the qnix evolution 2 perfect pixel 2560x1440 listed on amazon for $350 I am planning on buying on cyber Monday would you get the better graphic card before upgrading to one of these monitors ? or should I just keep the one I have ? and also will the price on these monitors drop on black Friday and cyber Monday ? or not because they are shipped from Korea
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Keep the one you have, the minor FPS bump is not worth it.
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Keep the one you have, the minor FPS bump is not worth it.
that's what I thought . how about these monitors that are sold and shipped from Korea will the price go down on black Friday and cyber Monday ?
    
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that's what I thought . how about these monitors that are sold and shipped from Korea will the price go down on black Friday and cyber Monday ?

I'm not sure, probably depends where you buy. eBay overseas sellers don't celebrate thanksgiving, and it's not a mainstream product, so I'm not sure what Amazon/Newegg will do.
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Get the QNIX monitor first, then go SLI 780 if you have the money. A single 780 ti it is not enough for 100+hz 1440p IMO. Speaking from experience.
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Get the QNIX monitor first, then go SLI 780 if you have the money. A single 780 ti it is not enough for 100+hz 1440p IMO. Speaking from experience.
what version of the gtx 780 ti do you have ? and how did you oc your monitor to 100hz ? do the have a special software
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what version of the gtx 780 ti do you have ? and how did you oc your monitor to 100hz ? do the have a special software

There is only the reference PCB 780 ti out right now. I OC to 110hz using softwares. No need for special software. EVGA pixel clock OC. Mine it is at 110hz.
Edited by Testier - 11/23/13 at 1:00pm
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There is only the reference PCB 780 ti out right now. I OC to 110hz using softwares. No need for special software. EVGA pixel clock OC. Mine it is at 110hz.
the evga gtx 780ti sc acx is available now . you used the evga pixel clock to oc . when playing games does the settings menu on the game you are playing recognize your monitor as a 110 hz monitor ?
    
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Not worth it at all. Stepping up to a high resolution, high quality panel is a much larger and more noticeable change.
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the evga gtx 780ti sc acx is available now . you used the evga pixel clock to oc . when playing games does the settings menu on the game you are playing recognize your monitor as a 110 hz monitor ?

Yes, BF4 does recognize it I think. Get a new monitor first. The QNIX are not guaranteed to OC to 120hz though. Detailed OC abilities are in the PLS panel club, definitely not guaranteed. Depending on your luck, it may or may not OC at all.
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