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rlbanks

Another GTX480 or 1 GTX970/80

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Hi all,

 

I'm going to be setting up a 3 monitor display for P3D, and wondered what peoples thoughts are on either adding an extra GTX480 card to the existing one, or just replacing for a GTX970/80.

 

Is there a performance benefit having 1x 9 series compared to 2x480s?

 

Also, any other parts of my system you think should be upgraded (see set-up in signature)

 

Any thoughts welcome to a relative beginner.

 

Cheers,

 

Rob.

 


Rob

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A single 980 will eat 480 SLI for breakfast. Its miles better, and you wont need to worry about the SLI issues that still persist.


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There's no question mate, go with the 970 or 980. Even the 970 will blow two 480 out of the water...

 

Cheers!

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Hello 

Definitely go with the 980 .But first of all make sure that your motherboard supports the gpu and also , your cpu might mildly bottle neck the gpu ( which means that it wont efficiently handle all the power of the 980 ) i recommend OC'ing your cpu to something around 3.5 or even higher . or get a 970 . also if you upgrade your cpu to a 4790k you'll notice a greater increase in performance than upgrading your gpu ! 

Cheers  ^_^


 

 

Faisal Altheyab

 

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Thanks all. Fasouli, I think you're right, I may have too rebuild the whole system to get what I want!

 

A long road ahead.

 

Cheers.


Rob

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Thanks all. Fasouli, I think you're right, I may have too rebuild the whole system to get what I want!

 

A long road ahead.

 

Cheers. 

Your welcome  ^_^ . Tbh if you really want good performance in fsx or p3d you should definitely build a new rig :P . If you have any other questions i would be pleased to help . good luck 

Regards


 

 

Faisal Altheyab

 

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