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Want to upgrade my build. 400$ budget. Suggestions?

My Rig:
i5 2500k
Asrock Z68 extreem 3 gen 3
MSI 560ti hawk. Oc @ 1000/2200
8GB 1600 corsair low profile.
Pc power and cooling 750w 80+ silver.
128Gb OCZ agility 4
500gb hdd
ASUS 24" 1080 Monitor.

My question is that I would like to upgrade, but adding another hawk is ill advised. Even though that was a selling point for me originally.
I have 400$ to spend and I would like to make it count. Thoughts? Ideas?
Currently wrestling over 670/7950/7870ghz. But please don't say "and you can always drop another card in later" because that didn't work out so well with the hawk. Or should I not brother upgrading the GPU and go another route? Thank for reading.
Yours truly,
-That guy who takes forever to make a decision.
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  1. Is a 7970ghz worth it? Also what do you suggest as far as monitors go? I like mine but it's a TN and I would like an ips.
  2. I forgot to say I have a 212 evo hooked up. Still have not oc'd my cpu tho. My question is what's the difference between ghz edition and not? Higher headroom for oc?
  3. Well I guess the answer is upgrade my GPU. However I'm not sold on flagship GPUs. The diminishing returns as far as cost per frame go. Anyone have any other suggestions?
  4. Best answer
    sell your gpu and as you have a quiet good psu , you can sli 2 gtx 660 or just one 670. with overclocking your cpu your pc will be on steroids ;)
  5. Best answer selected by xbm greatsoldier.
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