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    2 gtx 680s 4GB classified or a Titan for upgrade

    Hi folks ,I've been away for a while but with dragon age 3 coming in October I would like to upgrade my video cards so I come to the Rog forum for some suggestions.

    I have been running a pair of 2 GB VANILLA EVGA 680s for about a year and feel the hardware itch to upgrade them. Since I could fetch around 500 for them going to 4GB 680s wouldn't break the bank. I'm also considering a Titan.
    As this game will reportedly stress modertly high powered systems I think I would like to have more video card memory available just in case. I do want to have max settings of course.
    What do you Guy's think . A pair of classified 680s or a Titan.??
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    heres a lill info.
    the slowest first and powerfull last.
    780
    titan
    780TI
    titan black

    but they all come at a price :P
    as of now its not easy to find a normal titan out there ( from what ive seen but you may be lucky ).

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    A Titan Black will perform same as a pair of 680s with more memory and has all the advantages of best single card....however 1080p will not need 6GB VRAM and 2 4GB 680s would run pretty sweet too...so...maybe come down to best deal you can get ?

    This is 770 SLI but same GK104 chip as 680...

    http://www.anandtech.com/bench/product/1186?vs=1064

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    Thanks for that link.
    Well a pair of 780s doesn't cost very much more than a pair of 4GB 770s IMO. So it will definitely come down to the best deal I can get. Although I can see a rog swift monitor in the furture but I'll cross that bridge when I get to it. I'll certainly wait for the price to come down after the initial release.
    I imagine a pair of 770s draw less power than a pair of 680s but I don't think that's an issue since I haven't had any issues with my current PSU.
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    evga is soon to release there 780 6gb for about 560.00, a pair of those would work great for gaming even if you go 4k..
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    Quote Originally Posted by abvolt View Post
    evga is soon to release there 780 6gb for about 560.00, a pair of those would work great for gaming even if you go 4k..
    No, actually it won't.

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    AMD = crap, ive heard so menny ppl geting anoyed by drivers and poor performance and all that.
    as of now nvidia is best on driver side.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kkn View Post
    AMD = crap, ive heard so menny ppl geting anoyed by drivers and poor performance and all that.
    as of now nvidia is best on driver side.
    AMD has good drivers as well.
    Driver problems are with Catalyst on HD 7000s.
    R9 200s are all fine, unless you buy a reference R9 290 or R9 290x on air.
    Mantle drivers are a bit wonky at times, because it's totally new.
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