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post #11 of 17
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Yeah, I just mentioned it because it had similar issues with VRAM usage. Fortunately, even though I have many Ubisoft games, I have never paid for one.

How nice of your friends to buy you games...
post #12 of 17
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How nice of your friends to buy you games...

LOL, no thats not it. I build A lot of computers for work and purchase a lot of gpus, cpus etc that come with free games. Its a fringe benefit I guess. I have given several away on here too. because I already own everything nvidia and amd have given away for free over the last few years. A curse I know.
   
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post #13 of 17
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LOL, no thats not it. I build A lot of computers for work and purchase a lot of gpus, cpus etc that come with free games. Its a fringe benefit I guess. I have given several away on here too. because I already own everything nvidia and amd have given away for free over the last few years. A curse I know.

Better than discussing the forbidden alternative that some people chose to do to obtain games.

BUT back on topic peoples. 970 sli? I would as I love my 970 even with the suspected issues and I am keeping hopes up that the 3.5gb vram "issue" will be fixed in a month if not sooner. Maybe longer but as i said. high hopes.
post #14 of 17
The real question is what are your goals?

I know sometimes I get the itch to upgrade when I don't even need to. Are you trying to run 120fps? 4k? etc..


On the other hand, since I went crossfire I feel completely confident that I can still skip another generation. Until there is a single card that offers at least 25% improvement over my setup I am not even phased.
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post #15 of 17
Go for Sli 970s it is a amazing amount of power. I went from 4 680s to 2 970s and waiting on my3rd. Big gain over my 4way setup.
post #16 of 17
the 970s have lower tdp, and load temps compared to the previous gens, i'd say do it.
post #17 of 17
970 SLI is BEAST!... http://www.3dmark.com/fs/3797501

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