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post #1 of 8
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Looking at my options for upgrading as my current asus gtx 660ti is getting a bit tired now

I prefer to use a single you instead of sli but I'm open to option budget will be the $400AUD mark
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Take a look at the AMD 280X. Or, if you can move outside your budget, an AMD 290 or GTX 770 would be good options.
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Well if I didn't just get laid off from work my budget would be a lot better haha

But I was looking at 760's a few nights ago might have to have a look at some reviews and see where I go

I'm simply refusing to work with and cards after my last few experiences with them over the years
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760 would be an upgrade over a 660 Ti, and overclocks nice. If you can do a 770 that would be a bit better though.
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Don't get the 760 atm. For some reason last I checked the prices increased by about $30 the price was last year. Go with the 770 at the lleast.theyre in the $330 range
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post #6 of 8
The ideal would be a 770/280x, but I'm not sure what prices are like over there. The progression roughly goes:

760 < 280 < 280X=770
post #7 of 8
you should look into finding a 7870 "LE"

You know, the Tahiti one, those things oc to the moon. I have one that i run at a (3d mark vantage) stable 1220MHz 1600mem .... love that lil bugger!!!

they were really cheap too, i got mine for $180

oh, didnt really read enough,

how would picking up another 660ti not be your best upgrade option atm???
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post #8 of 8
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I don't have a sli capable motherboard atm

But gtx660ti isn't worth sli memory bandwidth is too small to get much of an improvement

Will have to see what goes on special over the next month or 2
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