Sign in with
Sign up | Sign in
Your question
Solved

690?

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
Share
June 14, 2012 12:21:49 AM

OK, so I am adding another GPU and turning my 580 to a physx card and I am getting a 690 I was gonna get 2x 680's but i think a 690 is a better idea now which one msi, evga, asus, xfx? Im leaning towards the evga and asus reasons why my 580 is a evga but my motherboard in a asus rog board so I love both companies but which one do I want to give 1200 dollars for a gpu.

More about : 690

June 14, 2012 12:37:40 AM

EVGA for warranty and step-up program...not that you would be stepping up,but you never know.......I'm in the step -up program for my GTX 580 Super clocked to upgrade to a GTX 680......been waiting patiently....
June 14, 2012 12:39:59 AM

ok I'm new to this whats the step up program?
Related resources
Can't find your answer ? Ask !
a b Î Nvidia
June 14, 2012 12:55:28 AM

essentially, when a new card comes up, you can return select gpus from evga, and pay the cost difference between your card and the new card to upgrade.
June 14, 2012 12:58:11 AM

dudewitbow said:
essentially, when a new card comes up, you can return select gpus from evga, and pay the cost difference between your card and the new card to upgrade.


If purchased within 90 days :p 
June 14, 2012 1:11:10 AM

ya not something for me I'm planning on buying another 690 so i can 580 physx and eli 2 690's
a b Î Nvidia
June 14, 2012 1:14:12 AM

exxodys12 said:
ya not something for me I'm planning on buying another 690 so i can 580 physx and eli 2 690's


your going to sli a dual gpu card for 4 total gpus + physx card?
June 14, 2012 1:29:13 AM

well why not I'm gonna be running 24 gigs of vengeance 1600mhz ram 6 tb 7200 rpm hdd and 1 tb of ssd 3 27" monitors ply a tatl1ty x-fi sound card and massive liquid cooling and then running the new asus rog mobo with 2x 4.6extreme core i7's by the end of next year its gonna be around a 20grand system but it should do to program design and run anything i throw at it
a c 333 Î Nvidia
a b Ĉ ASUS
June 14, 2012 2:19:54 AM

Rock on bro!!! As far as which brand of GTX 690, it doesn't matter, they are all reference designs and there is absolutely no difference between them. The only differences will be in the warranty and extras that come inside the box. XFX doesn't make Nvidia cards.

I would lean towards the Asus as I have had RMA experiences with both Asus and MSI, and found Asus to be better in that regard.
June 14, 2012 2:27:11 AM

my systems are surrounded by asus hardware and razor peripherals I'm a die hard for those to companies between my 2 g73sx laptops and multiple computers built i proudly belong and rep ROG but beyond that I have seen evga have killer gpu's besides trying to oc my 580 too much is hard it is very finicky if I don't find that sweet spot it'll crash instantly
June 14, 2012 2:36:49 AM

are U planning to build the death star II with all of that?? DAMN!!! lol
June 14, 2012 2:39:30 AM

Im in school as a game designer so i want to be able to run anythingng for the next 5-10 years not having to worry about it
June 14, 2012 2:55:32 AM

it'll be a beast is for sure once I'm done. I thought about getting razerss motion gaming technology for it, but it looks to much like the ps3 motion system imo
June 19, 2012 4:16:03 AM

using the 580 as physx will that limit the main gpu being a 690 at all?

Best solution

June 19, 2012 4:44:12 AM
Share

Actually 2 680´s are a better idea. The 680´s not will only perform better than a single 690, besides it is almost impossible to get one. Go for the sli!
a c 333 Î Nvidia
a b Ĉ ASUS
June 19, 2012 6:02:22 AM

exxodys12 said:
using the 580 as physx will that limit the main gpu being a 690 at all?

No, it's a good pairing... like chianti and fava beans.
June 21, 2012 12:34:42 AM

Best answer selected by exxodys12.
!