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I just got a GTX 260 from the forums and it runs great! Its a big upgrade from my 8800 GTS 640MB. I have two questions though.

1)Go sli and have two GTX 260's running.
2)Save my money and wait until bulldozer.

I can get another one for about $100. What would be the best thing to do? I get about 40 FPS on Just Cause 2 maxed out. Do i really need more?
EDIT: Here is the link:
http://cgi.ebay.com/EVGA-NVIDIA-GeFo...item3a6385a71a
I need to know fast becuase the bidding will be over soon.
Edited by jach11 - 2/27/11 at 4:06pm
post #2 of 15
id sell the one u have and get a dx 11 card.
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id sell the one u have and get a dx 11 card.
i dont really need DX11.
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Originally Posted by jach11 View Post
I just got a GTX 260 from the forums and it runs great! Its a big upgrade from my 8800 GTS 640MB. I have two questions though.

1)Go sli and have two GTX 260's running.
2)Save my money and wait until bulldozer.

I can get another one for about $100. What would be the best thing to do? I get about 40 FPS on Just Cause 2 maxed out. Do i really need more?
EDIT: Here is the link:
http://cgi.ebay.com/EVGA-NVIDIA-GeFo...item3a6385a71a
I need to know fast becuase the bidding will be over soon.
SLI is definitely worth it, but how much worth it I can't say as your monitor is kinda weak. 19x12 would let it shine.
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720p for a single GTX 260 is more than enough.

I ran BC2 smoothly with a GTX 260 max detail (2AA 4AF) at 1080P.
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720p for a single GTX 260 is more than enough.

I ran BC2 smoothly with a GTX 260 max detail (2AA 4AF) at 1080P.
Yea i guess so... I should put the money towards a Monitor instead of using a tv. The problem is my room is so small and i barley have enough room for a tv and monitor.
post #7 of 15
a second 260 can't hurt
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Not at your resolution
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post #9 of 15
Do it, and experience Nvidia Surround whilst you can.
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If you want that card, I wouldn't post the link to it lol
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