Should i buy the evga gtx 690

so i cant decide on my gpu i watch reviews and the evga gtx 690 looks mouth watering. im not rich but i am willing to save a few extra dollars for this card. im just not sure if im going to need that much power im a hardcore gamer but my current monitor is a hp 2311x and can only support 1080p should i do it?
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  1. no gtx 670 is more than enough for 1080p
  2. 670 why not even the 680? 670 is really taking it down i do plan on getting a higher res monitor eventually. i have a 660 ti now i feel that it will not be worth the jump from a 660 ti to a 670.
  3. I'd wait for the GTX 7__s or Radeon 8___s if you have a 660Ti. At 1080P a 680 or 670 probably wouldn't be worth the money. Maybe get a 770 or 780 in a few months. You could even get the 790. I just wouldn't want to fork out hundreds of dollars for something that will be inferior in a few months.
  4. You could always add another monitor at a later date and get the 690. What are your current specs?
  5. For 1080p a single 660 ti is fine, since you have one, i don't see the point of getting the 690 gtx, if it were for a triple monitor setup a 690 gtx would have been more valid.
    If you have a motherboard with SLI support you can add another one(660 ti) later.
  6. djangoringo said:
    For 1080p a single 660 ti is fine, since you have one, i don't see the point of getting the 690 gtx, if it were for a triple monitor setup a 690 gtx would have been more valid.
    If you have a motherboard with SLI support you can add another one(660 ti) later.


    True, I've had a GTX580 (equivalent to a GTX660Ti) for 18 months and I still haven't found a need to buy a new video card because I use a single 1920x1080 monitor.
  7. i know its detailed but here is my specs.
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    System Information
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    Time of this report: 1/25/2013, 02:17:57
    Machine name: BEASSST
    Operating System: Windows 8 Pro 64-bit (6.2, Build 9200) (9200.win8_gdr.121119-1606)
    Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
    System Manufacturer: System manufacturer
    System Model: System Product Name
    BIOS: BIOS Date: 08/03/12 10:22:38 Ver: 15.04
    Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770K CPU @ 3.50GHz (8 CPUs), ~3.5GHz
    Memory: 16384MB RAM
    Available OS Memory: 16334MB RAM
    Page File: 3350MB used, 29368MB available
    Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
    DirectX Version: DirectX 11


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    Display Devices
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    Card name: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti
    Manufacturer: NVIDIA
    Chip type: GeForce GTX 660 Ti
    Display Memory: 4034 MB
    Dedicated Memory: 1986 MB
    Shared Memory: 2047 MB
    Current Mode: 1920 x 1080 (32 bit) (60Hz)
    Monitor Name: HP 2311 Series LED Backlit LCD Monitor
    Monitor Model: HP 2311
    Monitor Id: HWP293A
    Native Mode: 1920 x 1080(p) (60.000Hz)
    Output Type: HDMI
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