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Windows 7: New card(s) help needed

22 Aug 2012   #1
fruitbat

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New card(s) help needed

Hi folks I need some advice on getting a new graphics card on which would be better getting a high end card or sli/cross firing two medium cards say like two gtx560ti against a gtx670 or two 7850s against a 7970
I used to have a 560ti but it wasn't good to handle what I want
Any help would be great I know they is alot of difference between cards of different manufactors i just want a basic idea


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22 Aug 2012   #2
BugMeister

Windows10 Pro - 64Bit vs.10547
 
 

the higher end cards like the 600 series NVidia's and the 7000 series AMD's
are very powerful as a single unit - doubling them up is OK, but you don't really need to

I have two AMD6870's and they run extremely well together, but a single 7970 would do just as well..
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22 Aug 2012   #3
fruitbat

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I'm just trying to find between that card selection which would be better as general
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22 Aug 2012   #4
paulpicks21

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

To give you a little comparison, I had 2x 560ti's and a friend had a single GTX 670. His single card scored the same as both my 560's put together in 3D Mark 11.

Not sure if that helps, but heho
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22 Aug 2012   #5
fruitbat

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Thanks Paul that's what I was after
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22 Aug 2012   #6
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

IMHO, it's also good to avoid the potential driver issues with SLI or Crossfire. I haven't experimented with either in years, but driver updates used to break them with discouraging regularity.
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22 Aug 2012   #7
fruitbat

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Anybody got any clues on the amd comparison
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22 Aug 2012   #8
chromatica

Windows 7 Ultimate X64
 
 

Just get an hd 6970 lightning and call it a day.
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23 Aug 2012   #9
fruitbat

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I need something better
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