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Sell gtx680 4gb and get a gtx780 or get another gtx680

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September 28, 2013 10:32:28 AM

Hi guys,

I'm getting worried about the next gen games and the kind of card I should get to run them at high settings, I own a gtx680 4gb and have 3 monitors that I use for gaming.

my system specs are:

Processor: i7-3770k
RAM: 12Gb
GPU: gtx680 4gb
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a b C Monitor
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September 28, 2013 10:36:46 AM

Well...SLI GTX 680 will be quite a bit better in performance than a single 780. So I'd do that.

In general you want the single best card you can afford, but with already having a 680, might as well double up.
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September 28, 2013 10:45:55 AM

If you have the PSU for it nothing wrong with SLI the GTX680, almost the same as having 2 x GTX770 in SLI.
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September 28, 2013 10:47:07 AM

PSU make and model?
September 29, 2013 1:31:29 PM

Thank you for all your replies,

I have a Corsair Enthusiast Series 850w TX850

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004MYFODS/ref=oh_deta...

Will that be enough for two gtx680??

So a friend suggested that if I choose going for SLI, then I would get into a lot of trouble with games compatibility and that there's even a risk some games will have worse performance than with a single card. So he told me to save up the trouble and just sell my gtx680 and go for a gtx780

how big is that risk?

I'm not sure if this is a dumb question, but I'm new to pc and I used to play on consoles before.

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September 29, 2013 1:36:44 PM

Yes that will do for SLI and your friend is mostly wrong there have basically not been any issues with GTX680 SLI setups.

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September 29, 2013 1:44:37 PM
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Your friend is somewhat right, but less than 5% of all games have problems like the ones he mentioned. In the worst case scenario, just disable SLI. Go for it, you won't regret it.
September 29, 2013 1:57:58 PM

Will do, thanks for your help :) 
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