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gtx660 sli or zotac gtx760 amp!

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December 4, 2013 12:53:12 AM

hi.. which one better.. someone want to sell to me zotac gtx760 amp! $240. new one $ 290..he already used for 3 weeks only..but my actual plan want to go for 2x( sli ) gainward dual fan gtx660 $380..
December 4, 2013 1:03:06 AM

vote for single GTX 760

less problem than dual GPU
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December 4, 2013 1:05:57 AM

I'll keep this short:

2x GTX 660s
• Faster
• May encounter compatibility issues with certain games that doesn't have the required SLI profiles.
• Less efficient since having two cards use up more power.

GTX 760 AMP
• Significantly slower than 2x 660s
• Little to no problem in game compatibility
• More efficient since it's just a single card
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December 4, 2013 1:11:30 AM

AMD Radeon said:
vote for single GTX 760

less problem than dual GPU


what problem ? btw which one gtx760 or sli gtx660 good for rendering ? i'm not a gamer but i also play games like bf4 n so on.. but i focus more on rendering, 3d modeling, photoshop, etc.
my pc build :
cpu : intel xeon 1270 v3
memory : Gskill RipjawsX Blue 1866 DDR3 RAM 16GB ( clearing stock last month )
intel ssd 160gb..

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December 4, 2013 1:21:37 AM

AFAIK most pro application can't take advantage from SLI. so you need to check back with the software that you were using. some software can take advantage from multiple gpu like OTOY Octane although it is not because of SLI but because of more CUDA cores available on the system. in general taking a single 760 might be more logical choice for you since your priority is not gaming
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December 4, 2013 1:21:48 AM

jpmeneses21 said:
I'll keep this short:

2x GTX 660s
• Faster
• May encounter compatibility issues with certain games that doesn't have the required SLI profiles.
• Less efficient since having two cards use up more power.

GTX 760 AMP
• Significantly slower than 2x 660s
• Little to no problem in game compatibility
• More efficient since it's just a single card


so zotac gtx760 amp! > gtx660 sli .. thank guys.. :) 

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December 4, 2013 1:27:14 AM

If I'm not mistaken, 3D modelling/rendering, photoshop, are CPU-intensive tasks. Video editing software is what takes advantage of the videocard the most, especially if you are using the latest version of After Effects since Adobe have optimized their (video editing) software for Nvidia.
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