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September 1, 2013 6:36:32 AM

Hey guys, I'm stuck between 3 gpus:http://afuture.nl/productview.php?productID=966597
http://afuture.nl/productview.php?productID=513189
http://afuture.nl/productview.php?productID=357074

Wich one would be the best to choose? Other parts: I3 3240,1x4GB ddr3 1600mhz,500gb Sata HDD,Corsair cardbide series 200R,Corsair cx 500M, An Asus mobo(forgot wich model but it fits my cpu)

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September 1, 2013 6:49:50 AM

Erm, you will want to swap that RAM with 2*2 DDR3, to take advantage of dual channel RAM. Consider swapping for a am3+ MOBO, and a amd 6300. Also, the 660ti is the best card there.
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September 1, 2013 6:59:46 AM

higher is better. but your psu must be higher than your gpu requirements and your mobo should have PCI-E 3.0 and at least 8gb of RAM
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September 1, 2013 7:00:12 AM

the Asus GTX660Ti is the best card
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September 1, 2013 7:08:53 AM

Hi,

I am gonna make you a recommendation based on my past experience..
I had a phenom 965 black edition paired with a geforce 660ti. The phenom was scoring about 4500 points on 3DMark11 physics and the 660 ti about 9000 on graphics score... that means theres a high bottleneck, I fully experience that when playing far cry 3 and crysis 3 in high cpu demanding zones the FPS just cut about the half.
I can see that your i3 is scoring about 4200 points on 3dmark11 physics and is surely gonna bottleneck with a 660ti or a 7870.
What you can do is an upgrade to at least an i5 2500K or 3570K or just get the gtx 660 which will have less bottleneck.

I had zero bottleneck when i upgrade to i5 3570K.

Best Regards

John
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September 1, 2013 7:17:44 AM

john1587 said:
Hi,

I am gonna make you a recommendation based on my past experience..
I had a phenom 965 black edition paired with a geforce 660ti. The phenom was scoring about 4500 points on 3DMark11 physics and the 660 ti about 9000 on graphics score... that means theres a high bottleneck, I fully experience that when playing far cry 3 and crysis 3 in high cpu demanding zones the FPS just cut about the half.
I can see that your i3 is scoring about 4200 points on 3dmark11 physics and is surely gonna bottleneck with a 660ti or a 7870.
What you can do is an upgrade to at least an i5 2500K or 3570K or just get the gtx 660 which will have less bottleneck.

I had zero bottleneck when i upgrade to i5 3570K.

Best Regards

John


User experience is always nice :) 
But the problem is, I5 3570k and I5 2500k or the 4670k are 100 euro more than an I3. But theres only like 5 euro difference between the 660,660ti and the 7870. I don't have the budget to get an I5
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September 1, 2013 7:21:18 AM

Jonathan Sifleet said:
Erm, you will want to swap that RAM with 2*2 DDR3, to take advantage of dual channel RAM. Consider swapping for a am3+ MOBO, and a amd 6300. Also, the 660ti is the best card there.


I will probably upgrade my ram in the future, so no 2 sticks for now.
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September 1, 2013 8:04:52 AM

Yusuf Demirel said:
john1587 said:
Hi,

I am gonna make you a recommendation based on my past experience..
I had a phenom 965 black edition paired with a geforce 660ti. The phenom was scoring about 4500 points on 3DMark11 physics and the 660 ti about 9000 on graphics score... that means theres a high bottleneck, I fully experience that when playing far cry 3 and crysis 3 in high cpu demanding zones the FPS just cut about the half.
I can see that your i3 is scoring about 4200 points on 3dmark11 physics and is surely gonna bottleneck with a 660ti or a 7870.
What you can do is an upgrade to at least an i5 2500K or 3570K or just get the gtx 660 which will have less bottleneck.

I had zero bottleneck when i upgrade to i5 3570K.

Best Regards

John


User experience is always nice :) 
But the problem is, I5 3570k and I5 2500k or the 4670k are 100 euro more than an I3. But theres only like 5 euro difference between the 660,660ti and the 7870. I don't have the budget to get an I5


Well then of these three i would get the 660ti asus because 7870 xfx is not a good brand unless you can get the sapphire 7870
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