Should I Save money and get a 660ti?

So I am making my gaming build right now and I am over my budget.
I want to be below $1100 and I have picked out a gtx 670 ftw edition video card. http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130787

Then I realized that the 660ti - http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127696
was $100 cheaper than the 670 and it looks really good.

I am going to get using 1 monitor on 1920x1080. Will I be getting 60+ frames on this card?

Or should I spend the $100 dollars extra on the 670 ftw? I am not a hardcore gamer and wont be wanting like 100+ frames on everything but I would like at least 50+ on most games on high or ultra.

I want to go with nvidia not AMD.

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CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($226.99 @ Newegg Canada)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($28.91 @ DirectCanada)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Canada Computers)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($38.06 @ DirectCanada)
Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($79.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($349.99 @ NCIX)
Case: Cooler Master Storm Enforcer ATX Mid Tower Case ($89.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($74.99 @ NCIX)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Canada Computers)
Monitor: Asus VS247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($157.68 @ DirectCanada)
Total: $1165.58
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  1. I'd definitely go for the 670 - the 660TI is decent but the Radeon 7950 is better in the same price range. 1866 RAM isn't needed though but get 1600 instead.
  2. Good build. So why not just get a standard GTX670 and meet in the middle on price. You can overclock it a bit, probably to what the FTW card is clocked at and be done with it.
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130782

    I agree with the 1600 RAM unless the difference is only a few bucks then go for it.
  3. This is the GPU you should buy: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127685 , not 660ti neither a more expensive 670

    Also check that your case does not have a usb 3.0 slot on front panel, you may want to consider these: http://pcpartpicker.com/ca/part/cooler-master-case-sgc1000kwn1 , http://pcpartpicker.com/ca/part/nzxt-case-caph410w1
  4. no, get the 7950 and save $100, or get the 7970 for the same price and better performance

    edit: saw the Nvidia preference, sorry
  5. g-unit1111 said:
    I'd definitely go for the 670 - the 660TI is decent but the Radeon 7950 is better in the same price range. 1866 RAM isn't needed though but get 1600 instead.


    Changed the ram to 1600.

    And I probally will go with the http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Produ [...] 6814127685
    or put up $50 more and get the FTW.
    I was looking at Motherboards and whats the difference between the extreme 3 and extreme 4?

    Ex 4- http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157293

    Ex 3- http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157330&nm_mc=AFC-C8junctionCA&cm_mmc=AFC-C8JunctionCA-_-Motherboards+-+Intel-_-ASRock-_-13157330&AID=10592396&PID=3938566
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