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I guess I haven't seen a 660 that was under 9 inches...I think 9.5 inches was reference. If you are going that big you could just as well go up to a 11 because you are going to need a bigger case or a well designed one that gives you space to plug in the power cables.

I just looked at the specs of the 260x I ordered last week and it is 6.97 inches (LOL...why not just say seven)


Though if I'd the space for it I'd take a 660 over a 260x as well...though the 260x was only $120 brand new. It was my first time using it...I think I will be using it again. Seems like a little work horse. Though only if I am cutting corners and there is no budget room for a 750ti...the MSI one that is barely longer than the PCI port...the EVGA one is a 9.5 inch pcb. I am not sure if there is even a "reference" pcb for the 750 series.


Wow, that is short!
I will have to measure my 660 when I get home. I really didn't think it was that long. Thought it was shorter than the reference 560ti it replaced at one point in time.
It is the FTW Sig2 version though.

Just looked it up on Newegg. You are right. Wow, I didn't think it was that long.
Hmmm, guess you are stuck with something less.

My apologies for the misguidance.

Thanks for correcting me Vagrant!
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I build a fair amount of rigs for people, and most of them see my tiny box in my living room and say, "I want something like that" so they are are typically small. So yeah...I have most of the sizes of the midrange and budget GPUs memorized.

In my experience tiny cases are fine for 8" and under...with the 8" GPUs some times needing a hole cut into a HDD cage for the power cables. Once you go over 8" you often can't even mod it to work without completely removing the HDD cage. So if you go over 8" I typically just say you have to have a larger case(or else limited HDD space). There are exceptions of course...just depends on if you want to pay for them.
Edited by Vagrant Storm - 3/18/14 at 10:39am
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The 265 is in stock again on Newegg!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202096
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Thanks a lot for your help guys, I'll look into the R7 265, however it uses twice as much power as the GTX 750. guiltysmiley.gif
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May i ask what this is being used for?

Pretty good card with low power consumption (19.99 over budget wheee.gif )

EVGA GTX 750 TI Superclocked:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814487024
post #15 of 22
the 750ti does take less power, but it cannot be put into SLI
the 260/x or 265 can be put into crossfire.
AMD allows you to get more performance.
Nvidia would make you have to buy a whole new card to get better performance.
2x 260x > 1x 270x by the way (in instances that allows multiple cards)
Just saying.

If you only need 1 card and probably wont want more in 2-3 years go with the 750ti
If not go with the 260x or 265.
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Skye thanks for the recommendation, however there's no way I'll be having 2 GPU redface.gif

I'm planning on improving my suitcase laptop. This time I'm armed with a 17" HP laptop LCD, mItx mobo, and i3 3225. I will be using a 300W mItx PSU, it only has 15A for the GPU sad-smiley-002.gif
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The GTX 750 TI Would be an awesome choice dude! smile.gif
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The GTX 750 TI Would be an awesome choice dude! smile.gif
this definitely.

Evga 2gb VRM 150$
http://www.ncixus.com/products/?sku=94331&vpn=02G-P4-3751-KR&manufacture=eVGA

PNY 1gb VRM 130$
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=8906820&CatId=7387

Asus 2gb VRM 160$
http://www.ncixus.com/products/?sku=94339&vpn=GTX750TI-OC-2GD5&manufacture=ASUS


I would suggest MSI, Asus, Sapphire or EVGA for video card brands.
I'd suggest the Asus 2gb if it would fit in your case
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R7 265 outperform a 750ti under any case.so the lower consumption isnt an extra when it when comes to performance with overclock
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Thanks for the suggestions, I'll see if I can get a GTX 750 or a 260X for cheap. Canadian prices are quite a bit more inflated than usual.
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