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im curious how big a difference there is between the 770 and the 760, and thats like an 80-90 dollar difference in price.
Well it use to be a $150 difference, the 770 is a re-badged 680.
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im curious how big a difference there is between the 770 and the 760, and thats like an 80-90 dollar difference in price.

The GTX 760 is slower than a GTX 670 and HD7950. The GTX 770 is on par with a GTX 680 (basically a rebrand) and HD7970 / HD7970GHz / R9 280x. Doesn't matter if you get a 4GB or 2GB 770 (or 760) either, since its limited by the 256 bus.
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The GTX 760 is slower than a GTX 670 and HD7950. The GTX 770 is on par with a GTX 680 (basically a rebrand) and HD7970 / HD7970GHz / R9 280x. Doesn't matter if you get a 4GB or 2GB 770 (or 760) either, since its limited by the 256 bus.

How can you call the 760 slower than the 670 but then say a 770 is on par with a 680, there's near enough as much difference between the 760 and 670 as there is between the 680 and 770.

And graphics cards memory performance is limited by the bandwidth not the memory bus. a 770 has a memory bandwidth of about 224000 MB/s while a 680 has a bandwidth of about 192000 MB/s.

They are also powerful enough to use over 2GB and if they weren't then there's no point in getting a 280x or 7970 for the 3GB because they wouldn't be powerful enough either.
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i see,thanks for all the advice everyone
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