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Windows 7: GTX 550 ti, GTX 650 or HD7770 OC Edition


19 Sep 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 
GTX 550 ti, GTX 650 or HD7770 OC Edition

Which one of these cards should i choose?

and is the Hd7770 worth the extra price

550 ti - Asus GTX 550 Ti 1GB GDDR5 VGA DVI HDMI PCI-E Graphics.. | Ebuyer.com

650 - Palit GeForce GTX 650 OC 1GB GDDR5 Dual DVI VGA mHDMI.. | Ebuyer.com

HD7770 - Sapphire HD 7770 1GB OC Edition GDDR5 DVI HDMI Dual.. | Ebuyer.com


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19 Sep 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate X64
 
 

I would go with the 550. It's a very good card and slightly better than the other 2. Also works very well in sli.
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19 Sep 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I'd go with the GTX 550 ti because the only advantage the GTX 650 has on it is that it has about double the CUDA cores and it is slightly cheaper. If you were to go for a graphics card you didn't list, I'd say Radeon 6870. It out preforms all the graphics cards you listed and only costs marginally more.
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20 Sep 2012   #4

Windows 7 pro 64bit. (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Stardust342 View Post
I'd go with the GTX 550 ti because the only advantage the GTX 650 has on it is that it has about double the CUDA cores and it is slightly cheaper. If you were to go for a graphics card you didn't list, I'd say Radeon 6870. It out preforms all the graphics cards you listed and only costs marginally more.

thats not true GTX650 has around same performance as 550ti but uses much less energy its TDP is only 64W, and 550ti 116W.. (as GTX650 is fairly new there may be some performance increase with driver optimizations) if you like to go with nvidia maybe you should wait for GTX650ti version (release date is sometime next month i think).

but radeon HD7770 in most cases is faster than 550ti and 650 you decide.
some charts for 550ti, 650 and 7770
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...k,3297-24.html
more
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/M...dition/27.html

or this but does not include 550ti
http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages...review,18.html
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20 Sep 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

HD7770 all the way if you can throw a little more money otherwise go for GTX 650 coz 550ti is previous series now
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20 Sep 2012   #6

Windows 7 pro 64bit. (SP1)
 
 

changed my card from GTS450 to GTX650 im happy that my pc now uses around 20 W less on desktop and 50W less game load. and its more silent and better cooled.

if I have to choose between 550ti and 650 I would go for 650.. you will lose like 5% performance but use around 50% less energy.
kepler architecture uses new 28 nm chip that is far more energy efficient than old fermi chips 40nm.
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20 Sep 2012   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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