Originally Posted by Dreamweavernoob
Bollox, im like a woman with clothes.
Ive been reading some really crap reviews about Zotac and how their cards appear to be ****ed.
Add into the equation that I can now get a sealed BFG card (GTX 285 OCX) for only £290 vs the Zotacs £370 and suddenly my mind has changed.
Looks like ill be getting a GTX 285 then
Are you eligible to Trade up in 100 days DreamWeavernoob?
If the answer is no. You'll be sorry!
Because if I set "Multi-GPU performance mode" to "Single GPU" on my GTX295, I bet even an OCed GTX285 is hardly distinguishably from my performance except @ 2560x1600 because of the vRAM. (You don't have a 30' monitor do you?) But when I change back "Multi-GPU performance mode" to "normal" or "NVIDIA recamended" my GTX295 is as indistinguishable as Night and Day from a GTX285 OCed! (Or Smoking is to a dowsed flame.
See, that's what the extra £80 would get you.
Another way to look at it is, just get another GTX285 OCed and you'll be hardly distinguishably from my performance except @ 2560x1600 because of the vRAM. But at least you will have the performance too. (Compared to one GTX285 which sucks in comparison to a GTX295.)
And 2xGTX285 has a few more perks. One card goes down and ur cool for example.
But I hear that 2xGTX295 is the best bang for ur money!