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660 Ti vs. 670

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January 15, 2013 3:06:46 AM

First off I
ll list currect specs because it only makes sense.

AMD FX-8120 ]

EVGA SuperNOVA NEX750G

G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB DDR3 1600

SanDisk Extreme 120GB SATA III

ASUS M5A99x EVO AM3+

ROSEWILL THOR V2 WHITE

SAMSUNG 1 TB 7200

GTX 9500 (lol)


I was wondering if i should get 3GB GDDR5 660 Ti or just go ahead and get 670. I might get a second of either when the time comes.
Right now all I play is FPS games like CS:GO and Skyrim wil HD texture packs would be nice.

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January 15, 2013 3:14:29 AM

no love for the new guy :( 
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a c 109 U Graphics card
January 15, 2013 3:17:11 AM

Get the 670 gtx, if you can afford it now, of course it will be better, for your cpu though, the 660 ti might be a better choice.
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January 15, 2013 3:18:19 AM

is it because My CPU isn't good enough?
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January 15, 2013 3:39:01 AM

It could bottleneck the 670 gtx by a bit, that cpu from is from the bulldozer architecture which isn't that good.
But in most games, i'm sure it won't, though, the value and performance for your system could be on the 660 ti side.
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January 15, 2013 3:49:10 AM

alright thanks, and one more thing when I get the 660 Ti that will but total cost at around 1.1k is that a good price/performance ratio or no?
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January 15, 2013 3:50:56 AM

You didn't buy all the parts yet ?
Or that 1.1k is in some kind of currency outside dollars for a card.
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January 15, 2013 3:52:10 AM

sorry $1100 USD after I buy the card will be the total
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January 15, 2013 3:52:35 AM

for my whole system
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January 15, 2013 3:56:31 AM

djangoringo said:
It could bottleneck the 670 gtx by a bit, that cpu from is from the bulldozer architecture which isn't that good.
But in most games, i'm sure it won't, though, the value and performance for your system could be on the 660 ti side.


+1..Btw if you can do it go intel and get the 670. 660ti is cool if you on a budget but i would rather go for the better card..Which is why im going 770 780 on the next upgrade from 660ti
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a c 109 U Graphics card
January 15, 2013 3:56:50 AM

If you didn't buy the cpu yet, i recommend going with a piledriver one(if you prefer amd cpus), it should not be too much more, either a FX-6300 or FX-8320/8350.
As for the card, if it fits the budget with those cpus above, get the 670 gtx, if you have already paid for the cpu, get the 660ti, if you're in a tight budget, get the 660 ti, it will provide a good experience in gaming at 1080p.
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January 15, 2013 3:57:03 AM

Because If I think about it, I could hae done a lot for with the $1100
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January 15, 2013 3:58:08 AM

sadly I already bought it. I should have gotten the newer CPU but there isn't too much I can do now. but is it still alright for $1100?
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January 15, 2013 4:01:23 AM

Best answer selected by mansfield.
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January 15, 2013 4:01:53 AM

It's not bad, just the wrong cpu from amd, but it's still a decent one, so just get the 660 ti, who knows in the future you might upgrade to a steamroller(next amd cpus compatible with your board) one and new card from newer generations, so get the 660 ti.
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January 15, 2013 4:03:09 AM

the 660ti would be nice to. Im just not feeling its memory bandwidth loss
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January 15, 2013 4:03:42 AM

what would I do with old CPU? i wonder if there is a place that would take it off my hand lol. newegg has a very tight return policy.
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January 15, 2013 4:08:24 AM

mansfield said:
what would I do with old CPU? i wonder if there is a place that would take it off my hand lol. newegg has a very tight return policy.


Honestly i say this but i would go intel man..Dont get me wrong amd is decent but from what ive seen intel is better performance
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