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Default Which Card :Choice of 3 !! - 11-14-2012, 02:15 | posts: 56 | Location: Crieff

Cheaper option:

Or between these:

Im not sure if its worth paying the extra bit more for the 670 etc.. Any advice would be great. thanks.
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Default 11-14-2012, 03:08 | posts: 644 | Location: Croatia

Uhm...the difference in price between the 660 Ti and 670 is like 6 pounds so thats a dumb question is it worth paying the extra since the Gtx670 is only 2-5% slower then Gtx680, and if properly overclocked you can even outperform Gtx680, so I would strongly suggest the 670.

Of course I would like to add I strongly suggest to take 670 since it would be an overkill for 1920*1080p single monitor solution, for anything above that on a single monitor it would be ok, and for dual or triple monitor setups it would be a no go...

EDIT: I did notice that 660Ti is superclocked and has a 3Gb of RAM, but I would still go for a 670 with 2 gigs, but only under one condition I mentioned above, that you mean to game on single monitor and at 1920*1080p max...
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Default 11-14-2012, 03:22 | posts: 816

670 as long as the warranty is the same as a new one. If you aren't sure about the warranty, then AMD offerings at that price range will offer more performance.
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Default 11-14-2012, 04:14 | posts: 2,936

Out of those 3, the 670
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Default 11-14-2012, 06:46 | posts: 1,192 | Location: Monmouth County, NJ

None....radeon 7950 or radeon 7970. Best value out atm though all high end cards from either company will gladly chomp through everything easily enough at 1080p
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Default 11-14-2012, 08:25 | posts: 7,604 | Location: Sunny Scotland

Originally Posted by angmar View Post
None....radeon 7950 or radeon 7970. Best value out atm though all high end cards from either company will gladly chomp through everything easily enough at 1080p
..Apart from PhysX, which for me is a deal maker.
Arma3 anyone? no? you still want more BL2? sweet, more dlc on the way!
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Default 11-14-2012, 16:51 | posts: 10,044

I'm running BL2 with PhysX on medium just fine. Honestly, there aren't enough games to justify the premium of a 670 right now simply for PhysX in my opinion. The vast majority of games I (and I imagine most people) play don't use it. While the 670 listed is cheap, it's a refurb reference card which might lack warranty. The 660 ti's are hugely over priced in the UK, being more expensive than both the 7950 and 7870, despite the 7870 being around the same speed.

For that price you could pick up a 7950 non-reference such as the Vapor X or Windforce new, and have a pretty good chance of clocking it to match (and often surpass) a 670/680. You'd also get the never settle bundle. Saying you dislike the games, sell them on to save even more against the purchase of the card.

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Default 11-14-2012, 17:09 | posts: 2,072 | Location: Northampton, United Kingdom

Although you may decide to go Nvidia, never outlook AMD. There is a 7870 DirectCUII on Overclockers at the moment for 180!

Edit - strange the Overclockers site is blacklisted
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Default 11-14-2012, 22:02 | posts: 22,135 | Location: Schiit Headquarters, USA

Originally Posted by keithdaman666 View Post
Cheaper option:

Or between these:

Im not sure if its worth paying the extra bit more for the 670 etc.. Any advice would be great. thanks.
get an non reference 670 not like the one you linked, like a 670ftw or others.
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