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What card should i get two less expensive Nvidia cards or one more expensive amd card ?
Edited by DaNuclearToast - 3/2/14 at 10:58am
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Budget and what is your selection in your area?
    
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Cpu,psu and resolution?
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700-800$ and i really have no selection 1080p is fine
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I need the asked above because I would know if the gpu is overkill(for the resolution) or a bottleneck (because you coulf have a weak cpu) or you psu is not .enough
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Usually 1 card is better in general then 2 lower performing cards.
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Got to help us help you man.

What is your current computer configuration for each component you have?

It will be much easier for us to give you an educated direction, and also selection I meant what stores or sources you were acquiring these new parts from?
    
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Im sorry my computer is not at my house and it just got here today so i have to get the specs today sorry for the wait.
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I'd definitely go with one card. When running multiple cards, you're much more likely to run into issues (I run trifire 290s). At 1080p, you could get away with spending $150 on a 750TI and still achieve 60+ fps on medium/low settings in games at 1080p. Another good choice would be a 270X, which should give roughly 25% more performance but does increase cost. Both cards will do you well at 1080p. If you want to play at ultra settings, I'd personally swing for a 290 (if you can find it at a decent price) or a 780. Anything else, in my opinion, probably wouldn't be necessary for 1080p.
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Sorry dude i just got my pc back here is my specs

Cpu is an AMD FX-8300

Gpu Amd radeon hd 7700

Ram 12gb ddr3

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