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 Post subject: Debating a video upgrade...
PostPosted: Wed Jan 29, 2014 8:49 pm 
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I'm looking for a bit of constructive advice; I currently have two GTX 560 Ti cards in SLI and am debating getting something a little faster and less problematic. I'm currently running two monitors and am debating a third. With a budget of $300, should I go up to a single GTX 760, or should I wait for the next price drop? I am running a couple CUDA dependent applications, so I'd prefer to stay with an Nvidia card.


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 29, 2014 8:53 pm 
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A single 760 will get you right where you are now, more or less. But you could get a 760 and keep a 560 to use as a pure CUDA accelerator.


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 Post subject: Re: Debating a video upgrade...
PostPosted: Fri Jan 31, 2014 9:31 pm 
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With a budget of $300, should I go up to a single GTX 760...

can you swing a bit more? If so, you could get the MSi 770 currently $320 or the Gigabyte 770 currently $330.

I spent basically the same for my 670 gtx 6 months ago. :( Oh, well.

Hope this helps.


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 Post subject: Re: Debating a video upgrade...
PostPosted: Sat Feb 01, 2014 6:38 am 
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btdog wrote:
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With a budget of $300, should I go up to a single GTX 760...

can you swing a bit more? If so, you could get the MSi 770 currently $320 or the Gigabyte 770 currently $330.

I spent basically the same for my 670 gtx 6 months ago. :( Oh, well.

Hope this helps.

$320 would definitely be within my spending range. Would I be getting a significant performance boost, as far as gaming performance?


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 Post subject: Re: Debating a video upgrade...
PostPosted: Sat Feb 01, 2014 8:18 am 
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klaatu wrote:
$320 would definitely be within my spending range. Would I be getting a significant performance boost, as far as gaming performance?

No. To put in perspective, take http://www.anandtech.com/bench/product/829?vs=858 and double the score for the 560 Ti and that's your comparison (roughly)


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 Post subject: Re: Debating a video upgrade...
PostPosted: Sat Feb 01, 2014 9:57 am 
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LatiosXT wrote:
klaatu wrote:
$320 would definitely be within my spending range. Would I be getting a significant performance boost, as far as gaming performance?

No. To put in perspective, take http://www.anandtech.com/bench/product/829?vs=858 and double the score for the 560 Ti and that's your comparison (roughly)

I should have clarified. Since your budget was $300, I thought upgrading to the 770 (as opposed to the 760), along with LatiosXT's suggestion of keeping one 560 Ti as a CUDA accelerator, would be preferable. You can sell the second 560 Ti to defray some of the cost of the new 770.

Just a suggestion.

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 Post subject: Re: Debating a video upgrade...
PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 6:59 pm 
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Thanks for the suggestions.


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