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  • 60% (3)
    780ti KPE
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    970
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post #1 of 11
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OCN,

If you could buy a GTX 780ti Kingpin for $350 or a GTX 970 for $350, what would you do?

This is for the sake of getting others opinions for my friend who is torn on what to do

Gaming on 1080p 120-144hz monitor.
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Gtx 970 has my vote for the extra 0.5gb of memory tongue.gif

No red?
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Gtx 970 has my vote for the extra 0.5gb of memory tongue.gif

No red?

Good equal at that price for a SFF in team red?
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780Ti all day brah, its a real GPU
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780Ti all day brah, its a real GPU
Thats what I am thinking. My buddy is building his first PC and I am seeling him extra stuff I have at a good deal, hence the KPE at 350. He is wondering since the 970 is newer, but say the 780ti is a faster card, especially at a single 1080p
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780ti barely edges out the 970. I mean its still a very relevant card.

Can he not fit a 290x? because thats what I would choose.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202079&cm_re=290x-_-14-202-079-_-Product

Its even cheaper than the options you have provided. Unless you give him a better "bro" discount. lol.
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post #7 of 11
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Originally Posted by KuuFA View Post

780ti barely edges out the 970. I mean its still a very relevant card.

Can he not fit a 290x? because thats what I would choose.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202079&cm_re=290x-_-14-202-079-_-Product

Its even cheaper than the options you have provided. Unless you give him a better "bro" discount. lol.
I was thinking that but he is planning on a G sync monitor and that card is out due to him having a 650w PSU, that says it needs 750w
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post #8 of 11
Gtx 970, even though 780ti is faster that 3gb vram will bottleneck it. or better go with 290x thumb.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Wiz766 View Post

I was thinking that but he is planning on a G sync monitor and that card is out due to him having a 650w PSU, that says it needs 750w

If it can run a 780Ti it can certainly run a 290x.



It just barely uses less than an OG titan which is around what a 780Ti would pull so its about the same.(Overclocked is a different story)

Gsync or Freesync is a question these days which blows because it locks you in.

but the 290x would edge out both of your choices, it would also be cheaper. He would be able to run higher resolution monitors without having to choke which most poorly coded ports really eat up the vram. Thats why i voted the GTX970 over the TI KPE. The KPE is a nicer card. But the efficiency of maxwell is pretty hard to beat.
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Yeah not a big fan of being locked in to either or based on monitor but oh well.
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