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Old May 2, 2013, 11:00 AM
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Default 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?

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Old May 2, 2013, 11:15 AM
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SLI660, and you won't be disappointed.

It's the cheapest option for you, and by my experience, the best option, too.
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Old May 3, 2013, 04:52 AM
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+1 for the SLI660. That would defiantly be your best and most cost effective solution for that resolution.
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Old May 3, 2013, 06:19 AM
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wow...thumbs up for both..ill go with it...
another thing about ram...
with my mb, can i go for quad 2133mhz?
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Old May 3, 2013, 06:29 AM
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Not really any point. I don't think you'd see any benefit.
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Another vote for SLI 660. I wouldn't consider the options given you already have a 660.
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My vote will also go for SLI 660s as that will give you the most power out of the listed cards
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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.
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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.
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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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