Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › NVIDIA › Going to upgrade need some advice.
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Going to upgrade need some advice.

post #1 of 14
Thread Starter 
Ok so i want to get a new Gpu what should i get? i was going to get something in the 2 seires and hopefully 1 or 2 cards can out do these 3 9800GTX+. JUST GOT THE 3rd.
So what should i get AND NOT A AMD/ATI i will get a 2nd or third down the road.

Edited by Moparman - 12/1/09 at 7:27pm
post #2 of 14
1 card that can outdo all 3? The only 2 series that can do that is a GTX 295...

or you can get 2X GTX 260... theres a good deal out for it. Its an open box but its a unbeatable deal

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814127426R

One for only 126 dollars

EDIT: NVM seems like Newegg ran out of them
Edited by youra6 - 12/1/09 at 7:12pm
Mugendramon
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4670k ASrock Z87 Extreme6 R9 290 Crossfire Samsung 8GB DDR3 2133mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
WD Black 1T Samsung Spinpoint F3 1 TB EK Supreme HF Rev 2.0  HW GTX 360 Rad 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
EK Acetal waterblock W7 64 bit Yamakasi Catleap Q270 2560x1440p Corsair AX850 
CaseAudio
Corsair 800D Creative Titanium HD  
  hide details  
Reply
Mugendramon
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4670k ASrock Z87 Extreme6 R9 290 Crossfire Samsung 8GB DDR3 2133mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
WD Black 1T Samsung Spinpoint F3 1 TB EK Supreme HF Rev 2.0  HW GTX 360 Rad 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
EK Acetal waterblock W7 64 bit Yamakasi Catleap Q270 2560x1440p Corsair AX850 
CaseAudio
Corsair 800D Creative Titanium HD  
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 14
Thread Starter 
So then would 2 GTX275s out do them? Later i could get a 3rd. Or go with 2 GTX260s?

I dont get bad Frame rates but i want more. i stay around 112FPS in COD W@W at 1920X1280 All on high.
post #4 of 14
I'm sure 2 275s would outdo your current setup.

What's your budget?
Orange != Red
(20 items)
 
  
Reply
Orange != Red
(20 items)
 
  
Reply
post #5 of 14
yes the performance of an 295 is actually more comparable of 2X 260 in SLI, and a single 295 would outdo 3 9800 GTX's
Mugendramon
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4670k ASrock Z87 Extreme6 R9 290 Crossfire Samsung 8GB DDR3 2133mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
WD Black 1T Samsung Spinpoint F3 1 TB EK Supreme HF Rev 2.0  HW GTX 360 Rad 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
EK Acetal waterblock W7 64 bit Yamakasi Catleap Q270 2560x1440p Corsair AX850 
CaseAudio
Corsair 800D Creative Titanium HD  
  hide details  
Reply
Mugendramon
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4670k ASrock Z87 Extreme6 R9 290 Crossfire Samsung 8GB DDR3 2133mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
WD Black 1T Samsung Spinpoint F3 1 TB EK Supreme HF Rev 2.0  HW GTX 360 Rad 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
EK Acetal waterblock W7 64 bit Yamakasi Catleap Q270 2560x1440p Corsair AX850 
CaseAudio
Corsair 800D Creative Titanium HD  
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 14
To OP im not sure why you dont want ATI, IMHO they are the best in value and a 4890 costs about 60 bucks less and is very comparable to a 275.

Nevermind... your mobo only takes cards in SLI... sorry
Mugendramon
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4670k ASrock Z87 Extreme6 R9 290 Crossfire Samsung 8GB DDR3 2133mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
WD Black 1T Samsung Spinpoint F3 1 TB EK Supreme HF Rev 2.0  HW GTX 360 Rad 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
EK Acetal waterblock W7 64 bit Yamakasi Catleap Q270 2560x1440p Corsair AX850 
CaseAudio
Corsair 800D Creative Titanium HD  
  hide details  
Reply
Mugendramon
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4670k ASrock Z87 Extreme6 R9 290 Crossfire Samsung 8GB DDR3 2133mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
WD Black 1T Samsung Spinpoint F3 1 TB EK Supreme HF Rev 2.0  HW GTX 360 Rad 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
EK Acetal waterblock W7 64 bit Yamakasi Catleap Q270 2560x1440p Corsair AX850 
CaseAudio
Corsair 800D Creative Titanium HD  
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 14
Could go for a single GTX 285 right now, if that's within your price range, and SLI later. That's about the best you can do for nVidia 2 way SLI (unless you count 2x295 as SLI, although it's really a Quad-SLI).
Old and New
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 750 MSI P55-GD65 2x Sapphire 5770 1GB A-DATA 8GB (4x2) DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
B2x WD Caviar Black 640G [RAID] LG DL DVDRW Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Samsung 223BW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G11 Corsair TX 750 Cosmos 1000 MX518 
  hide details  
Reply
Old and New
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 750 MSI P55-GD65 2x Sapphire 5770 1GB A-DATA 8GB (4x2) DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
B2x WD Caviar Black 640G [RAID] LG DL DVDRW Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Samsung 223BW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G11 Corsair TX 750 Cosmos 1000 MX518 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 14
Thread Starter 
Ok i was just looking and im going to need to buy used. Im not paying 500$ for a GTX295. Think 3 used 260s would be around 350$?
Budget is around $325
Maybe i need to get rid of my rig and start over.


I was not wanting a ATi cause i have a SLI mobo and was wanting to use it.
post #9 of 14
Best you can do for $325 is a GTX 275 on sale. Possible a used GTX 285.
Old and New
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 750 MSI P55-GD65 2x Sapphire 5770 1GB A-DATA 8GB (4x2) DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
B2x WD Caviar Black 640G [RAID] LG DL DVDRW Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Samsung 223BW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G11 Corsair TX 750 Cosmos 1000 MX518 
  hide details  
Reply
Old and New
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 750 MSI P55-GD65 2x Sapphire 5770 1GB A-DATA 8GB (4x2) DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
B2x WD Caviar Black 640G [RAID] LG DL DVDRW Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Samsung 223BW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G11 Corsair TX 750 Cosmos 1000 MX518 
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 14
yeah sorry I later realized... I dont think you need to start over. I suggest selling your 9800 GTX for 70 bucks a pop and you would have an extra 210...

That be enough for a 295 and almost enough for dual 275s

Quote:
Best you can do for $325 is a GTX 275 on sale. Possible a used GTX 285.
You can a new 275 for only $244 at newegg

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-290-_-Product
Edited by youra6 - 12/1/09 at 7:21pm
Mugendramon
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4670k ASrock Z87 Extreme6 R9 290 Crossfire Samsung 8GB DDR3 2133mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
WD Black 1T Samsung Spinpoint F3 1 TB EK Supreme HF Rev 2.0  HW GTX 360 Rad 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
EK Acetal waterblock W7 64 bit Yamakasi Catleap Q270 2560x1440p Corsair AX850 
CaseAudio
Corsair 800D Creative Titanium HD  
  hide details  
Reply
Mugendramon
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4670k ASrock Z87 Extreme6 R9 290 Crossfire Samsung 8GB DDR3 2133mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
WD Black 1T Samsung Spinpoint F3 1 TB EK Supreme HF Rev 2.0  HW GTX 360 Rad 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
EK Acetal waterblock W7 64 bit Yamakasi Catleap Q270 2560x1440p Corsair AX850 
CaseAudio
Corsair 800D Creative Titanium HD  
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: NVIDIA
Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › NVIDIA › Going to upgrade need some advice.