I am going to be buying a 120hz monitor (not for 3d, just refresh rate) and was wondering if i am going to need to replace my GPU as well. I get between 80-120 fps most areas, but ive seen dips into the 40's in spots.
Is a gtx 660ti a worthwhile replacement for a gtx 465? Its hard to justify 300 bucks if it only increases my FPS by 10-15.
Personally, I don't see the need for a 120hertz monitor, but if you're running 1080p right now, there should be no difference in your fps in WoW on a standard 1080p monitor and a 1080p monitor with 120hertz refresh rate.
The higher refresh rate just means.....it has a higher refresh rate,
They're smoother because the refresh rate is much faster. As for if that card can do a 120 Hz monitor - yes. However, it's not going to play much of anything at 120fps unless the settings are turned way down. I have a hard time believing it's even able to hit 80-120fps in WoW!
You'd have to tell us your CPU as well if you wanted a recommendation for a 120fps GPU - 120fps gaming is just as CPU dependent as GPU.
I do get 80-120 FPS in wow with mostly ultra settings, dipping to the 50's when in crowded cities like most people.
My CPU is a email@example.com, 8gb 1600mhz XMP profile CAS8 ram, gtx 465@750mhz (stock is 607).
Whats really odd is that my WEI is 7.8 on both gaming and graphics performance. I know this number basically means nothing, but people i know with 6870's, 6950's, heck even 7850's and 7870's that are either at 7.8 or lower. Maybe i just got a really good 465? Ive never heard of anyone with a gtx 460 get that high in WEI, and a 460 is apparently slightly faster than a 465.
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Like i said, i realize it means nothing, but it IS a reference point. I dont know the benchmarks the WEI perform's for the graphics portion, but it is an oddity that my GTX 465 would outscore cards in obviously higher price/performance categories.
It scores higher because WEI is a joke
it's for very rough comparisons. Rougher than a brand new Sand paper.
One more thing, the 460 actually has worse Compute performance than the 465 as it's based off the GF104 and not the GF100.
Gaming performance and performance/watt on the 460 is better though cause it's not an extremely cut down version of a perfect GPU