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I'm interested in comparing the options between the getting a pair of these cards
2xEVGA 760s @4gb, or 2xEVGA 770s @2gb
Basically, it's more RAM, or a fast GPU with less RAM. The price difference is pretty close and I'm wondering if it's worth it.
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I'm interested in comparing the options between the getting a pair of these cards
2xEVGA 760s @4gb, or 2xEVGA 770s @2gb
Basically, it's more RAM, or a fast GPU with less RAM. The price difference is pretty close and I'm wondering if it's worth it.

the 770s.
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what is the price difference exactly? and can you see yourself using 4gb's in the future with the 760's?
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I'm not sure I will... I want to do video editing and video game production on occasion, as well as gaming. I'm not sure where if, anywhere, the gpu's ram will be a bottleneck. My impression is that for most any gaming/media the processor's more of a bottleneck than the ram, so I'm leaning toward the more powerful GPU. I just want my next buy to be the right one.
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the only reason i can see going with the 4gb gtx 760s is if you had a triple monitor display. if not, get the 770s, there will be a noticeable performance boost
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Probably this for the 770: http://www.evga.com/Products/Product.aspx?pn=02G-P4-2776-KR
It's about $50 more than the 760 I'm looking at.
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