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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hey guys,

So, I've got an msi 670 right now and I think it's time to upgrade. I've got enough of a budget to go with a 970 or stretch up to a 980.

I plan on doing some upgrades in a few months, like new monitor and some other things.

Here's what I'm running now:

3820

P9x79

Seasonic 860 psu

8gb 1333 Kingston ram

120gb Kingston ssd

500gb hdd

If I go with the 970, I can get rid of that ram and get a proper 16gb kit at 1600mhz at the same time. If I go this route, I could also get a second for sli in a few months.

I know the LTT team suggests the best single card, but it's a hell of a lot of money to throw at a single computer component going with the 980.

What do you guys think? My current Ram setup has bothered me since I got the computer because it's 1333mhz lol. I didn't know any better at the time.

Thanks in advance!


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Are you going for 1080p? If so, 970 is just fine.

 

If in a few years you want to game on 1440p, you can add another one later or on 1080p it will be just fine.

 

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According to my 970 box the 970 is twice the performance if a 670. I just made the upgrade from a 670 tf to a 970 with Titan style blower.


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Posted · Original PosterOP

Thanks for the replies guys. I'd like to eventually go 1440p, but that's not in the cards right now.


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Go for a single 970 for now, then SLI them whenever you want to go 1440P


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