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Old July 20, 2013, 01:01 AM
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Buy a 120Hz-144Hz monitor instead. Put the card to work.
I've considered buying a new monitor, but I'm currently broke (I have money, but all of it is going into my tuition for university). Do you recommend any good monitors at a decent price?

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Don't sell it,try metro last light max settings with 2.5k monitor at 144hz (that probably does not exist lol) but still,you will need that power next year!

Think about BF4
A 2.5k monitor? Are you referring to the 2560x1600 resolution monitors? Would you recommend any decently price monitors with high refresh rate?

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If your selling the 690.. don't go SLI.. whats the point (though If you can get what you say for it then you could be up money on the deal)

My opinion... keep the 690 and get a lightboost screen or high res.. If not then by all means sell but stick to 1 card.
Alright, I think from everything I've read I have decided to keep the card. What is a lightboost screen?

Thanks for all your input, guys, I really appreciate the quick replies and helpful advice. All I'm looking for now is a 120hz monitor for a decent price to pick up in the future.
I'm currently running an Asus VE278Q which has only a 60hz refresh rate. Could possibly be looking to sell that or trade it in order to get a 120hz monitor.
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Old July 20, 2013, 02:03 AM
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If all your money is going on tuition then I would suggest you take your first course of action and sell the 690 (assuming that you can get what your looking for it) and then buy single 770 / 760.

Lightboost is 120hz with a strobe backlight that makes LCD almost as smooth as CRT.. aparently it is VERY good

There is a large thread on it in the display section.
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If you don't mind going down in size, you could pick up the 144Hz Asus VG248QE. After selling your current VE278Q you wouldn't take too much of a hit. I wouldn't consider moving to any other 60Hz panel an upgrade, at least for gaming.
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Old July 20, 2013, 11:49 AM
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Either sell 690 and keep some cash and get a 760, or keep the 690... no point to go SLI.
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Old July 21, 2013, 11:45 PM
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So I have someone offering me $850 for the 690, or two 660ti's + 300 for it.
What do you guys think?
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Take the $850 and then go out and buy a 660Ti or a 760. You can find them for less than $300 after tax. Put the rest of the money in your pocket.

Don't bother with the 2x 660 TI's.
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Old July 22, 2013, 09:33 AM
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Alright I guess I'll probably being doing that then.
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Take the $850 and then go out and buy a 660Ti or a 760. You can find them for less than $300 after tax. Put the rest of the money in your pocket.

Don't bother with the 2x 660 TI's.
Agree completely.
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Old July 22, 2013, 11:44 AM
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Thanks Bond :)
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Old July 22, 2013, 02:25 PM
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get a 2560x1440 monitor or better yet more expensive 2560x1600. 1080p is garbage.
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