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So, I'm going have about $500 cad to blow on a bunch of upgrades. I decided that a new gpu upgrade os in order, but I don't know what to get. I've always been an nvidia fanboi, and I don't plan on changing...

My question is: what combination of gpus would give me the framerate compared to my sli GTS 450? my budget is slightly flexible. I'm willing to consider both single card and dual gpu set ups.

Thanks for any help...
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post #2 of 21
From what I hear, SLI'd GTS450's are about on par with a GTX470, so anything above that in terms of hierarchy is going to be better. Also you should maybe consider the Radeon 69-- series.

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a 560 sli is superior to all single card solution except for the 580 and 6900.

I couldnt find a graph for you that compared the two, but those are out of your budget
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Just get one of these and call it a day. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127579
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post #5 of 21
Get a TFII 580 here - it was too much for my needs but it was a beast.
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Originally Posted by lilraver018 View Post
a 560 sli is superior to all single card solution except for the 580 and 6900.

I couldnt find a graph for you that compared the two, but those are out of your budget
http://ncix.com/products/?sku=58685&...SI%2FMicroStar

Its not that far out of his budget, in fact with the 20$ coupon its $490 cad.
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post #8 of 21
Twin 460s would yield fantastic results and leave a bit of breathing room. ^^
     
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post #9 of 21
there seems to be pretty damn good sales on gtx 460s and 480s that I have seen. I got both my 460 for $130 total.
post #10 of 21
560 SLI, single 570 (Asus DCII or MSI Twin Frozr III), or a 580. Just really depends on how much you want to spend, and if you want an upgrade path later (560 SLI is as good as it gets with 560s, 570/580 could add more cards later).
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