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780 6GB or sli 770 dilemma

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Dilemma, I currently have a single 770 and while a second is reasonably priced right now and will offer a good performance boost vram will increasingly become an issue especially if I get a 4k monitor.

So I'm tempted by a single 780 6gb or even sli.

Option 1 : add an other single 770 ge cost is 229 less watchdogs which I want anyways.

Option 2 : single 780 6gb evga cost is 469 less watchdog and sell current 770. (so prob cost to change around 100 more than adding a 770.

Option 3 : 2x 780 6GB , obviously a lot more and the worry been if nvidia finally release Maxwell it's dated very quickly.

I appreciate people's thoughts. Oh and while I'm not an nvidia fan boy I'm not interested in amd options in this thread thanks.
 
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Dilemma, I currently have a single 770 and while a second is reasonably priced right now and will offer a good performance boost vram will increasingly become an issue especially if I get a 4k monitor.

So I'm tempted by a single 780 6gb or even sli.

Option 1 :) add an other single 770 ge cost is 229 less watchdogs which I want anyways.

Option 2 :) single 780 6gb evga cost is 469 less watchdog and sell current 770. (so prob cost to change around 100 more than adding a 770.

Option 3 :) 2x 780 6GB , obviously a lot more and the worry been if nvidia finally release Maxwell it's dated very quickly.

I appreciate people's thoughts. Oh and while I'm not an nvidia fan boy I'm not interested in amd options in this thread thanks.

lol

Get another GK104 they've got awesome performance.
 
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You'll need at least a pair of 6gb 780's to drive over 3gb (skyrim mods excluded). Personally I'd go the cheapest option and wait about for the next gen of cards....when ever that may be.
 
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Yea listen to the EVGA Rep they think 770 is good so it must be good!
If OP already have a GTX770, then yea getting another for SLI is probably the best option, regardless of the vram limitation.

But don't think anyone should really spending any more than £220-£230 max for one to be honest...
 
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If it was £400 for a pair then yea, but unfortunately it is more like £520 for a pair...that's a lot of money for the GK104s. Would be better off trying to find a pair of 2nd hand GTX780 3GB for under £560-£600 if anyone was to stick with Nvidia.

You dont say lol
 
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Thanks guys for the suggestions.

Yeah I appreciate one 780 6gb is kind of pointless and would need two which seems a lot.

I think im ordering the other 770 and waiting for next gen.
 
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770, personally I could not be happier with SLI 670's and I went the 4GB models just in case I needed some extra Vram

Then, what do you do when you need to use that extra 2gb and you dont have the horsepower to use it?
 
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Order placed. Probably to late to be sent today..so second 770 income, should be a nice upgrade for the money.
 
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I should probably clarify that what I meant above was that 770 SLI is recommended above an EVGA 6Gb 780 by an EVGA guy (with a vested interest in trying to increase sales of EVGA products), so that probably tells you that a 6Gb 780 is not worth the premium here :)

EDIT: Just realised OP has a 770 already!
 
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I should probably clarify that what I meant above was that even 770 SLI (which at £230 I would not recommend over a 2nd hand 780) is recommended above an EVGA 6Gb 780 by an EVGA guy (with a vested interest in trying to increase sales of EVGA products), so that probably tells you that a 6Gb 780 is not worth the premium here :)

Yeah I would buy watchdogs anyway though so im treating the upgrade as £190 cost. Think I made the right decision.
 
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