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Upgrade to GTX980 or GTX780Ti from GTX760 / worth it?

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Hi!

 

I'm considering an upgrade from a GTX760 to a GTX780Ti or even a GTX980.

 

Will it be worth the money ( considerable improvement )?

 

The card will be used in a i7 4770k @ 4,2GHz / 8GB RAM / WIN7 64bit / PMDG / ASN environment.

 

Best regards

 

Tom

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If your Sim is Fsx, no.

 

if xplane or p3d, yes

because fsx is more cpu dependet and not gpu

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there have been a few reports of upgrades in the fsx forums for a zero result. keep Your card and use the money for scenery instead

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OR if you are using FSX and have some future plans to switch to P3D or XP B)

Btw. GTX 980 is cooler, quieter, with better performance, draws less electricity than 780Ti.

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OR if you are using FSX and have some future plans to switch to P3D or XP B)

Btw. GTX 980 is cooler, quieter, with better performance, draws less electricity than 780Ti.

 

+1

 

If you play anything else, IE Battlefield 4, the difference will be dramatic. 

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Hi guys,

 

I am currently running a i7 3930k at 4.2 ghz with a gtx 580 and FSX running pretty good on frames and soomthness.

Would a gtx 980 be a worthwhile upgrade? Since my gtx 580 card is only 1.5gb card.

 

Thanks.

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Hi guys,

 

I am currently running a i7 3930k at 4.2 ghz with a gtx 580 and FSX running pretty good on frames and soomthness.

Would a gtx 980 be a worthwhile upgrade? Since my gtx 580 card is only 1.5gb card.

 

Thanks.

 

What resolution.  

 

I mean, there is a large difference between the two cards.... The 980 tops the 780ti..... There will be improved performance. 

 

Do you use anything other than FSX? 

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The resolution is 1920 x 1080 i think and Only used for fsx really. I play using the hdmi from the gtx 580 connected to a 55' 4k tv.

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Hold on what? You downsample a 4k tv to 1080p?

If ran at higher resolution. Wouldn't that be too much for the gtx580? The tv is not for flight simulation only.

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If ran at higher resolution. Wouldn't that be too much for the gtx580? The tv is not for flight simulation only.

 

Surely you must try :D

 

Would be the first thing I did.

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Silly me, don't know Why i never tried. Wow what a difference. Running at 2560 x 1440 seems best. But frames took a hit of about 10. Usually 30 everywhere. Now around 20. So would a newer card help now? Thanks for enlightening me guys.

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High levels of AA seem to punish GPU's, even In FSX, and especially in DX10, REX clouds, modern addon VC's etc. I wouldn't ignore the importance of the GPU.

 

BR

Anders

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Hi!

 

I'm considering an upgrade from a GTX760 to a GTX780Ti or even a GTX980.

 

Will it be worth the money ( considerable improvement )?

 

The card will be used in a i7 4770k @ 4,2GHz / 8GB RAM / WIN7 64bit / PMDG / ASN environment.

 

Best regards

 

Tom

Well good luck on finding a 980. I scoured the web the last few days looking for one from an online vendor (reputable) and nobody has them. I then googled 'Geforce GTX 980 shortage' and shure enough there is a supply shortage issue. If you find any let me know (USA or Canada here)

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