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Schaweitzer May 2, 2013 12:00 PM

SLI GTX660 or HD7950
 
I currenly using single NVIDIA GTX660 and now planning to upgrade my system.
I cant make my decision, which way should i go?
SLI GTX660? HD7950? or maybe GTX660Ti 3GB?

Asrock z68 Fatality
4stick of 1600Mhz Samsung RAM
Intel i5 2500
Coolermaster 240M Seidon
Coolermaster Silent Pro M2 850W
Coolermaster Cosmos Pure
OCZ Agility 120GB
WD Blue 1TB
WD Black Caviar 1TB
Samsung S27B970D monitor

and im running it on 2560x1440 resolution

great_big_abyss May 2, 2013 12:15 PM

SLI660, and you won't be disappointed.

It's the cheapest option for you, and by my experience, the best option, too.

Ravenor May 3, 2013 05:52 AM

+1 for the SLI660. That would defiantly be your best and most cost effective solution for that resolution.

Schaweitzer May 3, 2013 07:19 AM

wow...thumbs up for both..ill go with it...
another thing about ram...
with my mb, can i go for quad 2133mhz?

great_big_abyss May 3, 2013 07:29 AM

Not really any point. I don't think you'd see any benefit.

Bond007 May 3, 2013 12:37 PM

Another vote for SLI 660. I wouldn't consider the options given you already have a 660.

Arinoth May 3, 2013 12:46 PM

My vote will also go for SLI 660s as that will give you the most power out of the listed cards

YukonTrooper May 3, 2013 02:30 PM

SLI. Although personally I'd wait and see what's in store for the 7 series. For example, you may find a single GTX 770 adequate for your resolution, if not as fast as SLI 660s.

great_big_abyss May 3, 2013 02:33 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by YukonTrooper (Post 706960)
SLI. Although personally I'd wait and see what's in store for the 7 series. For example, you may find a single GTX 770 adequate for your resolution, if not as fast as SLI 660s.

True. But since he already owns a GTX660, his cheapest and easiest option is to just buy another one.

Dzzope May 3, 2013 10:04 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by great_big_abyss (Post 706961)
True. But since he already owns a GTX660, his cheapest and easiest option is to just buy another one.

True but if selling his current card and depending on the price of the 770 it may be worth the extra coin for less trouble with sli profiles for xyz new / unsupported game, power heat and noise considerations aside.

I would give it a couple of weeks and see what is available then. As far as I've seen there won't be any more relevant cards released till next year after may.

Also worth considering a single 7970.. If the 770 is really going to be a re-badged 680 then the 7970 will be as fast (+ or - depending on title), generally better at higher resolutions and over $100 cheaper for the cheapest custom cooled options from both camps (from pcpartpicker, not including the extra games they have bundled and a $30 MIR on top of that in comparison to 680)


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