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Poll Results: Did you purchase a second card?

 
  • 57% (20)
    Yes, I did purchase one way down the line!
  • 20% (7)
    Nope, I simply upgraded to the latest and greatest.
  • 22% (8)
    Still rocking the single card I bought 2 (or more) years ago.
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post #11 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by PCSarge View Post

i do a single card upgrade to best or second best card in the next series, if i see it being worth my money.

i went from 5770 to 6850 to 7950 to 290. and i am please with 1 card. because seriously. who need 2.

Pretty much everyone who plays on more than 1 monitor, or higher then 1440p
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post #12 of 35
i always buy video cards in pairs.

i think they get lonely.

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post #13 of 35
I ran SLI 9600gt's back in the day! Still use both cards in kids systems.
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post #14 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by ShortySmalls View Post

Pretty much everyone who plays on more than 1 monitor, or higher then 1440p

mmmmm. no. my 3 27" monitors disagree.
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post #15 of 35
I bought second card for my initial 680 setup about 2 months after and if you want to get real technical same goes for my 770 sli setup, only difference is when i went 770 sli i installed both cards right away. one came out of secondary rig.
post #16 of 35
I am thinking about trading up from a Single 280x to SLI 970s.. Just waiting for them to come in stock..
Just bought a 1440p Monitor too..

The thought did cross my mind.. Get one now and wait that is.. even though I have the store credit to get both now..
post #17 of 35
Bought my Windforce 670's at the same time and my current Windforce 780's at the same time. I was gaming @2560x1600 now it's @3440x1440. Can use the extra frames biggrin.gif
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post #18 of 35
I bought a second 4870 about 2 years after the first one. Then I got 2 6970's at the same time. Now looking at upgrading to a 970 and planning to get a second one later.
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post #19 of 35
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by JMattes View Post

I am thinking about trading up from a Single 280x to SLI 970s.. Just waiting for them to come in stock..
Just bought a 1440p Monitor too..

The thought did cross my mind.. Get one now and wait that is.. even though I have the store credit to get both now..

Ugh, store credit is the WORST. I never use store credit unless I can pay it off immediately.
    
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post #20 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by karmuhhhh View Post

Ugh, store credit is the WORST. I never use store credit unless I can pay it off immediately.

Pay it off?
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