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Looking to upgrade GPU

Postby Imperiex » Mon Nov 25, 2013 1:37 am

Currently using 2 AMD Radeon HD 6970's. One from XFX and the other from Sapphire. They perform ok but get really loud when I am gaming (they are reference designs so no third party coolers :( ) so would love to replace them with either a similar performing or better current generation gpu. Also I am really liking the way NVIDIA drivers look. Especially the GeForce experience which greatly improved performance on my laptop. I currently game on a 1680x1050 monitor but will upgrade soon to 1920x1080. I play games such as Battlefield 3 (Soon to be 4), Starcraft II, Diablo III, League of Legends. Pretty much almost everything across a variety of genres :). What you guys think?
Intel Core i7 2600k @ 3.4 GHz
Asus P8P67 Deluxe
8GB Corsair DDR3 1600
2x AMD Radeon HD 6970 (XFX & Sapphire)
120GB Samsung Pro SSD
Corsair TX750v1
Razer Lachesis 5600DPI, WASD Mechanical Keyboard
20.1" 1680x1050 Dell
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Re: Looking to upgrade GPU

Postby Major_A » Tue Nov 26, 2013 8:39 am

Here's a good place to start.
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/product/976?vs=827

I used a HD 6990 as a reference since I can't pick a card and then choose Crossfire. But in all reality a HD 6990 is two HD 6970s on one PCB.
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