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Hey,

Recently got a gtx 770. I am able to get it to 1306MHz and 2403MHz on the memory. I am gaming at 1200p and I am wondering how faster a 780 would be.
By looking at hwbot, a typical 780 gets around 1200MHz on the core (air/water).
http://hwbot.org/hardware/videocard/geforce_gtx_780/

The 770 can't be overvolted (reference 680 PCB, it's a zotac *sigh*) so I would like to also know how faster a overvolted gtx 780 can be (like 1.3v - looking for personal experience I know it will vary).

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What games are you playing? an OC 770 could be overkill for some games at 1200p. @60hz. I would only suggest a 780 over the 770 if you were trying to get constant 120/144fps for the high refresh monitors.

Also, if you rig is the one on your sig, and a you're overclocking that 2600k cpu, then you're in pretty good shape. Sure, you'll get more frames with the 780, but if your monitor is capped at 60hz, all you will get is screen tearing.

770 should be fine.
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Hows about this: GTX770 with an i7 typically gets 7000-8500.
GTX780 with an i7 typically gets 7500-9500. Typically. BTW a 770 at 1200p should be just fine.
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Hang on to that 770,and if still want to upgrade then get maxwell once released....
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Max OC vs Max OC in best cases you might see 25-40% increase depending on the situation and which part of the card is being stressed. Even when a 780 is @ 1200 MHz it is going to be noticeably faster than a highly OCed 770. But the 770 is still a beast of a card though and can serve you well for a while.
Edited by HeadlessKnight - 3/17/14 at 8:59pm
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Metro last light with msaa 2x and tesselation at high (with very high setting) I get around 35-50. When I am in combat with close opponents or when a ncp is close to me I can see the fps dip to sub 30. I guess this is tesselation causing that because with water I was getting 26 which was unplayable (at that point I turned tesselation down to normal).
Even with assassins creed black flag I don't get a steady 60 FPS... which is kind disappointing. That's why I was looking for a gtx 780, I will see how much more it would cost me to have it.

Maxwell should come Q3-Q4 isn't? Bit too long for me to wait as summer is when I be gaming the most.
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