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Old July 18, 2013, 04:16 PM
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Default GTX 770, GTX 760, and my needs.

Hey guys, I was wondering if you could give me some advice on what I'm planning to do is a good idea.
I'm currently running a GTX 690, but I'm sure that I don't use it to it's full potential, as I'm only playing games like League of Legends, CS:GO, and Battlefield 3 every now and then.
I'm planning to sell the 690 for ~800, and pick up either a GTX 770 or a GTX 760, or even possible two 770s.
Any input on this would be helpful and appreciated.
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Old July 18, 2013, 05:57 PM
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What resolution do you game at? If your considering going to two 770, then I would say just hang on to the 690. I you find it is overkill for your needs you could definitely step down to a 760/770, but ensure you fully understand what their capabilities are before you go through the hassle of selling and buying a slower card (though still very capable).
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Old July 18, 2013, 10:34 PM
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I game at 1080p on a 27" monitor. Resolution is 1920 x 1080 I believe?
Correction to my original post, I mean't SLI 760's, not 770's. My mistake.
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Old July 19, 2013, 07:37 AM
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Why sell the mega card for two lesser cards that will likely last less time than the mega card? I would keep the 690.
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Old July 19, 2013, 09:19 AM
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Because the SLI does not exactly scale the best, and even though the 690 does beat the "lesser" cards by a huge margin, I do not use it to it's potential as I have stated in my original post.
I wouldn't exactly call them lesser cards, but more like cards that better fit my needs.
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Old July 19, 2013, 09:26 AM
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But, you will be losing so much money selling the 690 compared to what you bought it for, that it really will not be worth it...
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Old July 19, 2013, 01:51 PM
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Eh, I guess you do have a valid point. I'll have to reconsider.
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Old July 19, 2013, 02:16 PM
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Buy a 120Hz-144Hz monitor instead. Put the card to work.
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Old July 19, 2013, 02:28 PM
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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!

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Old July 19, 2013, 04:00 PM
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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.
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