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Yeah, I'd rather wait for him to answer because only he knows what he's actually asking.

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What are you asking? Are you asking if that's a good purchase, or are you asking if that's a card that you could step up to?

I was asking from a price/performance context.
post #73 of 142
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I was asking from a price/performance context.
Under 175$ go with a 750ti (multiple card wise it would actually be the 265 or 270, seeing as the 750ti can do SLI)
Under 250$ go with a 270x
Under 300 go with a 760
under 425 go with 770
Close to what I'd suggest.
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post #74 of 142

Yeah, I think I agree.

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post #75 of 142
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Under 175$ go with a 750ti (multiple card wise it would actually be the 265 or 270, seeing as the 750ti can do SLI)
Under 250$ go with a 270x
Under 300 go with a 760
under 425 go with 770
Close to what I'd suggest.
Side note too.
The games you get with the graphic cards are still worth something, you can sell the codes (Saved my 100$ off my 780 lightning)
Got my 780 for 400$ bro got his for 300$
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Sounds like it's going to be the 760

So lets say I eventually purchase a 2nd 760. In 4-5 years or so, by you guys estimates, will I more than likely still be capable of running most newer games at medium to high (not ultra) settings with decent fps?
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Sounds like it's going to be the 760

So lets say I eventually purchase a 2nd 760. In 4-5 years or so, by you guys estimates, will I more than likely still be capable of running most newer games at medium to high (not ultra) settings with decent fps?
in 4-5years you are gonna buy it or you are gonna use them for that long?
4 years ago the 5770 was a decent graphic card, now not so much....
I'd say close to medium, technology has improved ALOT in the last 5 years...
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post #78 of 142
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in 4-5years you are gonna buy it or you are gonna use them for that long?
4 years ago the 5770 was a decent graphic card, now not so much....
I'd say close to medium, technology has improved ALOT in the last 5 years...

I was talking lifespan of that particular setup for a decent gaming experience. I'm hoping to get 5 years out of it before buying a new system.
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I was talking lifespan of that particular setup for a decent gaming experience. I'm hoping to get 5 years out of it before buying a new system.
You "should" be okay assuming you stay with 1920x1080.
With larger resolutions bigger VRM is advised.
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post #80 of 142
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Originally Posted by Skye12977 View Post

Under 175$ go with a 750ti (multiple card wise it would actually be the 265 or 270, seeing as the 750ti can do SLI)
Under 250$ go with a 270x
Under 300 go with a 760
under 425 go with 770
Close to what I'd suggest.


benchmarks suggest the 265 is the better price/performance than the 750 ti.

EDIT: @OP the gtx 760 will be good enough for ~~7 years (assuming your willing to play medium graphics, and at 1080p)
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