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Which GPU should I buy?? GTX 770 or GTX 780??

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September 18, 2013 4:27:14 AM

As the title says... which gpu should be enough for me i will be playing games like BF3, crysis 3, far cry 3, metro series and etc. very gpu demanding games and i want to max out everythin at 1080p not beyond that. I have only 1 monitor maybe ill use another in future.. and i render too

i7 4770
corsair vengeance 16 gb 1600 mhz
corsair tx 750 watt psu
24" monitor and maybe ill sometimes hook it up to my 32" HDTV
September 18, 2013 4:42:36 AM

770 is great for 1080p
September 18, 2013 4:46:04 AM

If you consider to use two monitors, it would be better to buy a gpu with at least 3gb of memory like a hd 7970...
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September 18, 2013 4:54:04 AM

tonyzet said:
If you consider to use two monitors, it would be better to buy a gpu with at least 3gb of memory like a hd 7970...


780's also have 3GB
September 18, 2013 4:55:10 AM

To be honest I suggest you get 2 GTX 770's. Together the performance is better than a GTX Titan. Also with two of the 770s you will have 4GB of Video Memory or 8GB if you want to spend extra for the 4GB versions of the card for better performance on multiple monitors.
September 18, 2013 4:56:24 AM

The GTX 770 has a better price to performance ratio. But if you can afford the GTX 780, why not. The more powerful, the better.
September 18, 2013 4:59:38 AM

wtalk2 said:
To be honest I suggest you get 2 GTX 770's. Together the performance is better than a GTX Titan. Also with two of the 770s you will have 4GB of Video Memory or 8GB if you want to spend extra for the 4GB versions of the card for better performance on multiple monitors.


That's not correct - in SLI you have the vRAM of the lowest card - so 2x2GB 770's would give you 2GB.
September 18, 2013 6:45:05 AM

james77 said:
The GTX 770 has a better price to performance ratio. But if you can afford the GTX 780, why not. The more powerful, the better.

What he said.
770 is more bang for the buck.
780 is more bang...period.

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September 18, 2013 6:48:40 AM
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GTX 770 would be great for saving some extra cash, if budget isn't an issue than surely the GTX 780 is a great card as well. I should add that there is currently a 4GB GTX 770 by Zotac:

ZOTAC ZT-70304-10P GeForce GTX 770 4GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 Video Card - $439.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...




September 18, 2013 7:27:20 AM

Maybe I'll go with MSI Twin Frozr gtx 770 4gb coz i need a new display... Thanks all of you though
September 18, 2013 9:16:08 AM

wtalk2 said:
To be honest I suggest you get 2 GTX 770's. Together the performance is better than a GTX Titan. Also with two of the 770s you will have 4GB of Video Memory or 8GB if you want to spend extra for the 4GB versions of the card for better performance on multiple monitors.



Where did you come up with that info?


September 18, 2013 9:19:56 AM

I think the GTX 770 is a great value and more than sufficient. I can run Far Cry 3 at max settings without AA on my GTX 670 which is not nearly as good (but contains the same GPU). I would buy the cheapest GTX 770 you can get your hands on. Then in the future, if you run into a game you can't handle, simply add a second GTX 770 in SLI.
December 12, 2013 2:50:11 PM

I own a GTX 780. Paid $650 for it(ouch!!!) before the big price drop. I wanted to see what is was like to own the top of the line card. If I were to do it over today I would get the 770. The 770 is all the card you will need for a very long time.
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