gtx 770 2GB or gtx 760 4GB + sli upgrade later

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Hello, I've been thinking about building a gaming pc for a while now, and after quite a lot of guide-reading and watching I've finally managed to put something together of which I think (or hope :p) it works.This is what I put together so far: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/gDh2zy (I know the PSU is a bit overkill, but I went for a bit of a higher wattage to make sure I don't have to replace it if I upgrade later)

Though now I'm not really sure what GPU I should go for. I have about 250 euro's to spend on it, for which I can either get a gtx 760 4GB or a gtx 770 2GB.

Now the 770 is obviously the better card, but I've been thinking about getting the 760 now, and pick up another one later (when I feel like I need the extra preformance and I have the money, also I'm hoping the 760 will drop in price as soon as the 960 comes out) and go dual gtx 760 sli (which is the reason I want the 4GB version)

Now my question is, should I do the gtx 760 sli thing, or would it be wiser to just pick up the 770 and stick with it until I really need to upgrade it? Or should a do something completely different?

Any advice would be much appreciated :)
 

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in many places you can get lucky and get a 780 for around 200 euros, saw atleast 7 different 780's on alternate alone, so i would suggest looking for one of those otherwise 770 should be ok but a 4 gig version, if you wish to have ultra textures aswell in new games
 

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I'm planning to just stick with 1080P, yes, but I've read that it's recommended to have cards with more VRAM for sli, which is why I thought the 4GB one would be the one to for sli.
 

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a 780 for 200 euro's? Wow, that sounds like a hell of a bargain. If I could find one one of those I'll definitely go for that one. Any advice as to where I could find such a deal? :p

Thanks for the feedback btw :)
 


It is if you go higher resolution or have 120-144Hz monitor normal 1080P does not really matter.
 

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Ah nice, that'll save me some money then, thanks :)

 

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