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As the title says I am looking to replace my gtx770 4 gig card. I do not need the latest and greatest. Though I want something which does have the ability to run two 32 inch monitors. One monitor will run games, second will be for surfing net/watching you tube videos on split screen. Atm, everything works, though think card is becoming dated/ obsolete now.

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What's your budget? Game type played?

I'd look into upgrading to a 1440p monitor and gtx 1070.

At the least I'd look into a 1080p monitor and gtx 1060 when they come out.
     
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Both monitors support 2560x1440. My budget is open.... however with that being said, I don't need the latest or newest card out there. I also was not sure if I wanted to SLI or not. I was looking at 950 or 960 series which seem to be under 200 atm
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Ah, it said the monitors were 1366 x 768 which is why I mentioned it. Thought, you need higher res more then you need a new GPU.

I'd stay away from sli. Almost always better to just get a better single GPU.

That 4gb 770 should be much better then the 950, and as good as, or better then the 960. That depends on the game of course. Newer games tend to favor newer architect. Though, I don't think you're going to find many here that would suggest moving from a 770 to a 950/960.

Well, for the general price range I'd suggest,

Waiting for the 1060's. Have no clue when they'll come out. Hoping soon. Should be in the $200+ range. Though, you never know with Nvidia.

Looking to a 970. I think they're 280ish right now. Would make a much more reasonable upgrade from a 770.

Saving up for a 1070.

Or, if you don't mind AMD check out the RX 480's. They start at $200 for the 4gb models. Should be $30 or $40 more for the 8gb version. Which I would get.

If I were in your shoes with a 4gb 770 I'd hold off until I could buy a 1070 for a real upgrade.
     
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No worries, I have been remiss in keeping that updated. Even after I changed it to the exact monitors I have, they still say 1366 max resolution, though when I go to External website and type it in, it gives the 2560x1440 max resolution. As far as the 770 GTX I guess I picked a decent card then and will keep for a little while longer then. Thanks for the info, with how rapidly things seem to be changing and the very small gains that are associated with them, it pays to ask when you are either not in the industry, nor are cutting edge...
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Well, going from a 770 to 1070 would be a substantial upgrade. Just the 950/960 wouldn't be worth it. The RX 480 might be, but, I have to admit I don't keep 100% up on AMD hardware. Think it compares to a 970, though costs less. Though if the 770 is still getting you where it needs to then no reason to upgrade yet.
     
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