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Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by sebastian869, Jul 19, 2014.

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  1. sebastian869

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    280x is better price/performance, and you get 3gb vram over 2gb on 770 4gb vram version on the 770 is useless because the 770 doesnt have enough bandwidth to use up 4gb vram. (watever that means just passing along information that I know are facts, hopefully someone else will see this and explain it to me

    It basically means a 770 will run out of horsepower way before choking out 4GB of VRAM which makes it kinda pointless because it can't fully utilize it. If you have two of them in SLI they can use all that VRAM but the bandwith is too small to handle 4K properly as the GPU isn't being fed quickly enough to render 4K resolution.

    Trying to buy a GPU and cant decide on the final pick narrowed it down to Nvidia 770
    (Obviously 280x is better but its too expensive) i looking for somewhere in the range of 300 and there really is a large improvement in performance then id be willing to pay 350ish) or 780 or r9 290 these are the most expensive i can afford. Really want to play first person shooter and I have to buy the whole build its why I cant spend too much. ive heard 3 gigs on mem is enough (BTW when prices drop i plan on going SLI)

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    im not sure 280x is beter then gtx 770!! i might be wrong but i think 770 is a close winer..
    unles you are realy rich no need to go more then 770!! dude i have like hd 4890 and play batlefield 3 on medium and high detail 1080p with no problem...the card that is old like dinosaurus...,so any of thiese is god enough
    you wont regret!!!
     
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    Please fill out your system specs. It would be helpful to know the resolution you are gaming at, your PSU and your CPU to see if it might be a bottleneck for SLI GTX 770s. You will not see a performance increase with a single 4 GB GTX 770 over a 2 GB GTX 770 with one exception. Watch Dogs will not let you choose max settings with 2 GB even at 1080p. There may be more games like that in the next few years.
     
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    Sorry but getting sick of the same old..... same old graphics card threads, this one is closed until the Op can actually come up with something different, old ground is ground which is old, this must be the 3rd or 4th on a very similar topic.
     
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