Recent content by vjcsmoke

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    Sudden increase in AMD cards for sale?

    Hopefully the mining thing will go away. Because I don't think AMD ever intended their latest gen cards to turn into mining platforms. But they got bought up by miners. So basically that great value price that AMD is offering isn't really benefitting its intended customers right now. LOL...
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    GeForce GTX 780 Ti vs. Radeon R9 290X 4K Gaming @ [H]

    Actually, previously Nvidia held a noticieable performance edge to justify the price premium. Remember how AMD used to go on the model that - our single chips will be slower but cheaper, we'll catch up with our dual chip premium model. Well that didn't work so well because and I think they...
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    780ti or wait till 800?

    Definitely wait. Right now the 780 Ti is only on par with AMD's 290x. The 800 will probably blow both cards out of the water. Or at least by a 30% margin, which is expected of new platform/generation gpus. PS Quad Scaling has always been awful whether it's NVidia or AMD. I don't know if...
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    GeForce GTX 780 Ti vs. Radeon R9 290X 4K Gaming @ [H]

    Wow very impressive showing by AMD's 290x. It equals Nvidia's flagship in performance and sells for $150 LESS! Finally a solid reason to switch brands. I've been running Nvidia Cards for the past 3 years or so simply because they were the fastest and had the best drivers. Now AMD has...
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    Asus 7950 DC II (Literally) Caught Fire

    Wow glad I went with the MSI GTX 770 instead of the Asus CUII 770 after reading this horror story!!
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    EVGA 780 classifieds are released

    It's a Classified version. Should have come with more memory. :)
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    Upgrading Gtx 670 SLI to Gtx 770 SLI?

    $300 per brand new 770 is a great deal. I would pull the trigger if I were you then try to resale your 670s.
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    770 4gb Gigabyte $460 vs EVGA $510

    Not really. I love EVGA but I gotta admit they are overpriced now. And without the life-time warranty, I wouldn't shell out extra for them. It used to be that Classified or FTW products had lifetime warranties by default, but no more, this one apparently has a 3 year.
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    ASUS GTX 680 for $197 at Amazon

    Props to the OP for posting an awesome deal. Very rarely do you see such bargains, and even more rarely people willing to share them. I already have a GTX 770 so I probably wouldn't have bought this. But still TWO gtx 680s for the price of a 770 would have been mighty tempting. Hmmm...
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    best videocard under for $500

    GTX 770 and it isn't even close. $399 for a gpu that beats the 680 and 7970 and also easily overclocks to 1200+ boost. Now if you're going triple screen, then you could make an argument for the 7970 with its extra gig of vram.
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    770 SLI or 780?

    770 sli beats a single 780. but depends on what you want to use your card for and your resolution.
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    Msi 770 Gtx Twin Frozr. Max boost only 1136mhz.

    what program are you using to OC? what settings are you using what is your power supply? first thing i noticed is the video card demands 2x 8 pin connectors. make sure you are supplying it enough juice! I've got a 1200w antec tpq psu. I use MSI afterburner and it was no-brainer easy to...
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    760 4gb or 670 2gb for 1920x1200

    You don't need 4gB for 1920x1200 resolution. But if you plan do do multi-monitor someday, then the 4GB is a good investment.
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    Upgrading my 3x 560ti 448 setup...

    Yup Gtx 780 should be PLENTY for 2048x1152 resolution. Not even sure you'll need the 560ti for physx but do the testing yourself and see if it helps. You can offset some of the cost by selling your old 560s. Single high end GPU will almost always feel smoother than dual low end gpus. No...
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    gtx 770 4GB

    4gb is NOT faster than 2GB except for ultra high resolutions such as Eyefinity triple display and say Skyrim with insane hi res texture packs. But if u got an extra 50 bucks, the extra ram certainly doesn't hurt. I just don't see the need for it with a single 1080p or 1200p monitor.