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Hey i am looking for an upgrade right now i have gtx 680sli and i was thinking of getting gtx 780TI sli or 290x CF which upgrade do you recommend me?i am playing on 120HZ monitor
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780 ti
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780 ti
and why?can you explain a bit?i see some benchmarks 290x is almost the same as 780ti even much more cheaper..and same benchmarks.
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If you are very satisfied with Nvidia's drivers, then go 780 SLI. If you must have that much more in gpu power, then 780 TI sli.
    
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If you are very satisfied with Nvidia's drivers, then go 780 SLI. If you must have that much more in gpu power, then 780 TI sli.
as i can see 290x is much more cheaper and almost same benchmarks as 780TI..
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amd does not have physx, shadowplay and gsync. the 290s are relatively new and with it comes issues that for most have never experienced before. the 780Ti can normally clock higher, thus stronger. mind you, though, any of these two will bottleneck your cpu if it is at stock.
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amd does not have physx, shadowplay and gsync. the 290s are relatively new and with it comes issues that for most have never experienced before. the 780Ti can normally clock higher, thus stronger. mind you, though, any of these two will bottleneck your cpu if it is at stock.
how come they will bottleneck my cpu?my cpu is 3930k overclocked to 4.6ghz..
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post #8 of 60
if you want bang for buck grab 2x 290
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The only way you'll get solid info on something like this, is to do the research, and check reviews etc. Then make an informed decision yourself. All you'll get here when asking a question like that is blind fanboyism from either side - typically.

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Not that this is what you want to here. but I think right now isn't the best time to be upgrading GPU/s. We're currently on the fence between last gen and next gen. It's still uncertain how progressive requirements are going to get, as more games head towards the new generation. Just look at Watch Dogs' requirements for example, and I would still consider this a "launch title". But do as you wish, ofc.
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how come they will bottleneck my cpu?my cpu is 3930k overclocked to 4.6ghz..

i saw one member with the same cpu and his is oc'ed to 4.5. he noticed bottlenecks but attributed them to games being badly coded. one of these is almost equal to 2 680s.
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