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660 Ti to 680 a good upgrade?

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2 years ago#1
Found a open box EVGA 02G-P4-2680-KR GeForce GTX 680 2048MB GDDR5 680 for $300 and thinking about grabbing it. Is that good enough upgrade thats worth it?

Also, would I need to upgrade my PSU? I'm currently using a Corsair CX600
2 years ago#2
For that price, you should be looking into 280x or 770. either way, though, I wouldn't say it's worthwhile for $300.
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2 years ago#3
No, it is not. You should wait unless you're planning on jumping into top of the line.
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2 years ago#4
I thought 680 was really good. o_O
2 years ago#5
You're looking at about 20 - 25% better performance with the 680 vs the 660ti.

I wouldn't spent $300 for such a small upgrade
If you were able to sell the 660ti for, say, $150 - $200 then maybe but I personally would still find it difficult to justify the money for such a small upgrade.
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2 years ago#6
I may sell it but one of the fans makes a loud noise when it gets to a certain speed so selling it may be difficult.
2 years ago#7
It's an open box card that's priced at about what it's worth new.
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2 years ago#8
Koga316 posted...
I thought 680 was really good. o_O


The card is good but the performance jump you'd be getting is not very big.
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2 years ago#9
Then what would be a good upgrade?
2 years ago#10
Get the 770 if you're willing to spend that much on a new card. It outperforms the 680 by a bit and comes with three free games.
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