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Should I upgrade my 660 Ti to a GTX 770 4GB or a 7970?

#1Paco223Posted 10/1/2013 1:16:00 AM
Hey guys I need a beefy single GPU for my triple monitor setup running at a bezzel corrected resolution of 5980 x 1080. Would a single 770 or 7970 be enough? Not planning on having games super maxed or anything like that but i'd like to game on decent settings / 60 FPS

Specs:
i5-2500k @ 4.6 Ghz
16 GB G.Skill DDR 3 1600
Corsair TX 750 V2
Asus P8P67LE mobo
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#2Brass_EyePosted 10/1/2013 2:08:50 AM
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#3DarkZV2BetaPosted 10/1/2013 2:30:17 AM
If your 660Ti doesn't, it's unlikely 770 or 7970 will. Go 780 or wait for the new AMD cards.
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#4SlaynPosted 10/1/2013 3:41:38 AM
I like to upgrade every two gens, so wait until the new AMD cards, as above, or wait for the 8xx Nvidia. I hear they are coming Q1 2014.
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#5MasterDonGeroPosted 10/1/2013 4:52:42 AM
Well, how many FPS is your 660 Ti producing?
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#6reincarnator07Posted 10/1/2013 5:46:15 AM
I think for that resolution you'd really want either SLI or a Titan.
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#7Snuckie7Posted 10/1/2013 9:06:18 AM
The new R9-290/X will probably be what you want.

Leaked surround benches are looking good.

http://www.techpowerup.com/191768/radeon-r9-290x-clock-speeds-surface-benchmarked.html
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#8Paco223(Topic Creator)Posted 10/1/2013 11:36:43 AM(edited)
Thank you so much for advice guys, I'll make sure to heed your suggestions and wait for the R9 series cards come Q1 2014.

@MasterDonGero - On most less demanding titles like COD, Crysis 2, SR 4, Mass Effect, Far Cry 3 etc my overclocked 660 Ti can still pull 30 FPS on average as long as I turn off AA or keep it at a minimum but that's way too low for me. ENB modded Skyrim is a nightmare to run on a triple monitor setup.
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