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Old December 10, 2012, 04:44 PM
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Also, I'm not running at 1080p, only at 1600x900, would that make a difference?
At that resolution I definitely wouldn't go for anything higher than a 660. It might be a bit of overkill for your res, but you wouldn't require anything faster even if you grab a 1920x1080 monitor (and the drop in performance from a 660 to a 650Ti is quite substantial). Realistically you should have decent FPS with a 550Ti at that resolution (may just have to turn AA off or some of the most demanding settings down one notch). In all honesty I would probably stick with the 550Ti for another year unless I was grabbing a better monitor. That said if you are unhappy with the 550Ti, a 660 would be a nice upgrade. Again, your call.

My gtx 460 (a touch faster than your 550Ti) is serving me well at 1680x1050, but I do have a couple settings down a touch in games like BF3.
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