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I don't.

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Power consumption won't be an issue for the CX750M.

generalkayoss: are you open to AMD's cards? Would you be open to an R9 290? The R9 290 beats a GTX 780.


Edit: Oh wait. Not enough money to spend all at once. It can be worth saving up though. The 770 is just a GTX 680 with much better memory.

I very well may go 770. It's going to be 4-6 weeks before im able to order a gpu anyway. Guess it just depends on how well my patience holds out.... lol
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Edit: Oh wait. Not enough money to spend all at once. It can be worth saving up though. The 770 is just a GTX 680 with much better memory.

Agreed. My EVGA GTX 770 SC Dual Bios Edition uses Samsung DRAM. This suckers OCs like a champ.
post #24 of 142
If you have enough go with the 770, you never know you might be okay with just the one.
If you only have the money for a 760 go with that.
Off topic but my 270x's performance is just barely over 50% of my 780 lightning.
the 760 > 270x.
2x 760 > 780
Although I'm not sure how much better scaling is with AMD vs Nvidia.
I know one the 3rd card AMD > Nvidia.
Not sure about the 2nd.
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Edit: Oh wait. Not enough money to spend all at once. It can be worth saving up though. The 770 is just a GTX 680 with much better memory.
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Agreed. My EVGA GTX 770 SC Dual Bios Edition uses Samsung DRAM. This suckers OCs like a champ.

i have to agree here. as much as i like the 760 (im running one myself atm in my current rig)
the prices of it isnt that worth it compared to the 770.

when i bought my 760 hawk, it was $240, and the 770's back then were in the $360 range.

now, the 760's are up in the $280-290 range.
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i have to agree here. as much as i like the 760 (im running one myself atm in my current rig)
the prices of it isnt that worth it compared to the 770.

when i bought my 760 hawk, it was $240, and the 770's back then were in the $360 range.

now, the 760's are up in the $280-290 range.
I'm seeing 760's for 250$ and 770's for 320$?
e) refurb 760 hawk from tiger for 260$
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=8923012&CatId=7387
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post #27 of 142
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I'm seeing 760's for 250$ and 770's for 320$?
e) refurb 760 hawk from tiger for 260$
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=8923012&CatId=7387

thats refurb.... im talking about OEM retail.

some of the 760's im pulling up is in $300 range
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I would much rather have a 750 ti and try to step it up later. 750 ti at 1300Mhz is pretty nice performance.
 
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post #29 of 142
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thats refurb. im talking about OEM retail.

some of the 760's im pulling up is in $300 range
Who pays retail?
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/evga-nvidia-geforce-gtx-760-2gb-gddr5-pci-express-3-0-superclocked-graphics-card/1701246.p?id=1219060820542&ref=199&loc=8BacdVP0GFs&siteID=8BacdVP0GFs-SHMjq7N8DQtretIJYgMlDw
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/pny-geforce-gtx-760-2gb-gddr5-pci-express-3-0-graphics-card/2453752.p?id=1219072961122&ref=199&loc=8BacdVP0GFs&siteID=8BacdVP0GFs-ZtZkCJh49hk2VZyEAR6uIg
http://www.ncixus.com/products/?sku=85587&vpn=GV-N760OC-2GD%20REV2.0&manufacture=Gigabyte&promoid=1020

Quick search of 3x 760's
e) How can you price a card by retail? ***
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I would much rather have a 750 ti and try to step it up later. 750 ti at 1300Mhz is pretty nice performance.
Imagine if they were able to be put into SLI.......
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I've seen quite a few overclocked 760's for 250-260.
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