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Discussion in 'Wackbag Tech Support' started by Token White Guy, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. Token White Guy

    Token White Guy Continuously Jaded

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    I bought 2 NVIDIA GTX 560s for my upcoming birthday. They are replacing my old 280s. I did it out of frustration because BI and NVIDIA stopped supporting the 200 series and let my favorite FPS (ArmA 2) stop working with its drivers. They are in my price range and seem to be way better than the lower series. So Wackbag, did I make a good choice?

    Here they are on NewEgg.

    Before I forget, I would suck a black gentleman's penis for 2 GTX 590s. Who has $800 to throw around for that kind of GPU?! :icon_eek:
     
  2. GrammatonCleric

    GrammatonCleric Registered User

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    Are they being powered by a small nuclear reactor in your garage?

    You upgrading your PSU too or is it already capable?
     
  3. Token White Guy

    Token White Guy Continuously Jaded

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    I have a 1000W PSU. You should see my mega-case. The thing is about the size of concrete block.
     
  4. Bobobie

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    It would never fit in my case unless I pulled my TV and sound cards.
     
  5. Token White Guy

    Token White Guy Continuously Jaded

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    I have an Ikonik case. Very roomy.
     
  6. chumpy

    chumpy No hopes of repair
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    If that choice was to make other people jealous, then you made a good choice. :fu:
     
  7. Larz

    Larz ****Self-Banned****
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    2 GTX 560s are the best bang for the buck for dual card setup. They scale really well.

    I would assume you have a monster monitor to game at crazy resolutions. If not you could save about $60-$70 with something like a 2gb 6970. So many games are console ports that SLI/x-fire is overkill these days unless you're at higher than 1900x1200.
     
  8. Turfmower

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    Why do you need 2 video cards? I have a nvida 260 and have 2 monitors plugged in to it.
     
  9. Mags

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    What size monitor? I use 2x 260's @ 1900x1200 on a 30' monitor. I still get 50-60 fps on FNV.
     
  10. Token White Guy

    Token White Guy Continuously Jaded

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    It's called SLI. It lets you play and watch movies in beefier settings.
     
  11. Stalker2

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    Well I Do Sans Enner Penis:

    X1 EVGA GTX 590:

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  12. Creasy Bear

    Creasy Bear gorgeousness and gorgeousity made flesh
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    You buy yourself birthday presents? What are you, like 7 years old or something?
     
  13. SOS

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    Happy Birthday !
     
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    What do you mean? I have a GTX 285 that they still support...I can't find any info on them dropping the 10th generation (200 series)
     

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