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Dual GTX 550 Ti or Single GTX 560 or Ti

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December 26, 2012 9:05:29 PM

So I was thinking about upgrading my pc because I will be getting a new and bigger monitor. Currently i have a gtx 550 ti and was thinking about getting another, however, im not sure if my mobo will use both cards at full speed. I have this mobo: http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=.... Another concern I have is about the power supply, currently I have a 450 watt xfx, will I need to buy a new psu to support two gpu or the gtx 560/ti? Oh and I have a i3-2120 cpu, do you think it will bottleneck?


GTX 560: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


GTX 560 Ti: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
December 26, 2012 9:33:55 PM

djangoringo said:
Just get a 660 gtx, the xfx 450w will do for a 660 gtx, but not with two 550ti or 560 ti + 550ti for physX.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

A single 660 gtx is better than two 550ti or a 560 ti+ 550ti physX.



Ah that is a much better card, I will be going for that instead of 550/560 ti but then I Found this: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-graphics-car... , it is a Radeon 7850 2gb which cost less than the gtx 660 but im not sure which one is better.
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December 26, 2012 9:38:19 PM

The 660 gtx is better than the 7850, the 7850 is cheaper.
If you have 200$ to spend get the 660 gtx, it's better.
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December 26, 2012 9:46:09 PM

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