Nvidia Gpu Upgrade
Posted Nov 18 2014 - 03:07 PM
below is my 5 years old PC:
MB GIGABYTE GA-MA790XT-UD4P
CPU AMD Phenom II X6 1 100T BE (winter 2013 upgrade)
cooler Arctic Freezer 7 PRO Rev. 2 (winter 2013 upgrade)
RAM 2 KIT CORSAIR TW3X4G1333C9A
GPU PALIT NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260
HDD WDC WD6400AAKS-22A7B2
HDD WDC WD20EZRX-00D8PB0
PSU ENERMAX 525W MODU 82+ EMD525AWT
SB Asus Xonar DX
DVD burner LG GH22NS50 RBBB 22X
Case Antec three hundred
OS W7 ultimate x64
EIZO Foris FS2333 @1920x1080 (summer 2014 upgrade)
It's now time to upgrade the GPU: a GPL trouble free one it's mandatory!!
What will you suggest me amongst the following ones?
Who is owning one of them?
Looking forward to your comments.
Thanks in advance
Posted Nov 18 2014 - 04:11 PM
Both are more than enough for GPL at max settings at your actual monitor resolution (Nvidia Control Panel and in-game)
Edited by leon_90, Nov 18 2014 - 04:14 PM.
Posted Nov 19 2014 - 03:07 PM
750 doesn't sound right though with a 128bit bus.
760 sure sounds a lot better to me but it's 30% more expensive.
I would suggest looking for a 2nd hand 570, people will be selling them to make room for a 970.
I just got me a GTX970 and they are everything you could ask for. Insanely good cards at fantastic prices. I am CPU-limited with my 5GHz 2500K. What!?
Posted Nov 19 2014 - 05:55 PM
Edited by Gui, Nov 19 2014 - 05:56 PM.
Posted Nov 21 2014 - 04:23 AM
Posted Nov 22 2014 - 10:47 AM
I will get a MSI GTX 970 Gaming as soon as its price will drop.
Why my PSU should be not OK for that card?
Posted Nov 22 2014 - 05:54 PM
Not only, but having Spa67 to come already installed , I can tell you that a Nvidia GTX 285 do perfectly the job, here . Don't forget GPL is always and always CPU Hungry . I have an I 5 650 dual core 3.2 Ghz only .
With 1 or 2 GB of Video Ram on the GPU, that 's enough
We have been running test at GPLR with the team , Sky and Lee.
So, Spa67 , I can tell you, being the most demanding track for display, you can upgrade your card... but for other games ort applications.
No need to rush forward again and again, if GPL is your main demanding program.
Edited by M Needforspeed, Nov 22 2014 - 05:57 PM.
Posted Nov 23 2014 - 04:27 AM
Edited by leon_90, Nov 23 2014 - 04:27 AM.
Posted Nov 23 2014 - 03:01 PM
So, don't worry, you are fine. I have an overclocked system (CPU, ram, GPU gtx 970) on a 550W psu. I never passed on FULL LOAD 370/380 Watts total system power consumption
Posted Dec 11 2016 - 04:39 AM
I just installed my brand new GTX 970 and... it really rocks!!
Unfortunately the Nvidia inspector profile I got (based on http://srmz.net/inde...opic=6459&st=15) it didn't work with it and GPL crashes without loading.
I reset it and it now works without any issue. I read some topics about Nvidia tweaking but I guess they are outdated now.
Does anybody can share his .nip file or post his Nvidia inspector screen shots?
Thanks in advance for your great support!
Posted Dec 11 2016 - 12:52 PM
Here mine, i use it with openglV2 rasterizer, nvidia inpector v188.8.131.52 and nvidia profile inspector v184.108.40.206
the same config for all gpl exe
Posted Dec 11 2016 - 04:13 PM
Quickly tested and performed really good.
Cheers from a foggy Monza...
Posted Jan 14 2017 - 04:46 PM
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