Question Hello Wondering if i can use Two Graphics Cards in my PC.

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Hello, So i have a GTX 970 i bought for my PC a few years ago and my friend is buying a new Graphics card with the Cyber Sale, and i was wondering can my PC handle a second GTX 970 and is it worth it?, i would most likely be able to buy the Graphics card from my friend for around 100 Euros,

Here are my Specs:
CASE: ( Do you know if i can fit 2) CM Storm Scout 2, Advanced GAMING black.
PSU: Cooler Master G650M, 650W PSu
MOBO: ASUS LGA1150 Z97 - P
CPU: Intel LGA1150 Core i7- 4790K
Water Cooled CPU: Corsair Cooling Hydro H60 CPU Cooler.
Ram: 4x Corsair Vengence PRO DDR3 1600MHZ, 32 GB Ram
GPU: MSI GeFore GTX970 4GB Gaming PCI - E
SSD; Samsung 850 EVO 500GB SSD
 

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Hello, So i have a GTX 970 i bought for my PC a few years ago and my friend is buying a new Graphics card with the Cyber Sale, and i was wondering can my PC handle a second GTX 970 and is it worth it?, i would most likely be able to buy the Graphics card from my friend for around 100 Euros,



Here are my Specs:

CASE: ( Do you know if i can fit 2) CM Storm Scout 2, Advanced GAMING black.

PSU: Cooler Master G650M, 650W PSu

MOBO: ASUS LGA1150 Z97 - P

CPU: Intel LGA1150 Core i7- 4790K

Water Cooled CPU: Corsair Cooling Hydro H60 CPU Cooler.

Ram: 4x Corsair Vengence PRO DDR3 1600MHZ, 32 GB Ram

GPU: MSI GeFore GTX970 4GB Gaming PCI - E

SSD; Samsung 850 EVO 500GB SSD
 

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i was wondering can my PC handle a second GTX 970
The motherboard doesn't even support CrossFire, let alone SLI.

PSU wouldn't be up to the task even if the board did

And..
is it worth it?
Outside of a few select titles, most modern(ish) games have poor SLI support anyway.

A better route to go would be selling your 970 and saving the ~100EUR you'd pay your friend.
Depending on your specific location, something like a 1660Super / 1660TI should be available in the 200-250EUR ballpark.
 
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The motherboard doesn't even support CrossFire, let alone SLI.

PSU wouldn't be up to the task even if the board did

And..


Outside of a few select titles, most modern(ish) games have poor SLI support anyway.

A better route to go would be selling your 970 and saving the ~100EUR you'd pay your friend.
Depending on your specific location, something like a 1660Super / 1660TI should be available in the 200-250EUR ballpark.

I just looked at the web store for my Retail stores closeby and there is like a hundred different 1660 TI's going from 280-350 Euros, which one would be the best buy for Gaming, after you have looked at my SPecs
 

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Price out a 1660 Super too... Most of the performance of a 1660TI, but less money.
Still a nice upgrade over a 970.

For the most part, a 1660/1660Super/1660TI = any other 1660/1660Super/1660TI, but check independent reviews.

Generally, avoid the single fan solutions unless you're bound by case compatibility (you're not) and there's not a whole lot more to consider in terms of GPUs in this class. Some may be a little noiser than others or run nominally warmer etc, but there's not a huge variance between them.
 

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Price out a 1660 Super too... Most of the performance of a 1660TI, but less money.
Still a nice upgrade over a 970.

For the most part, a 1660/1660Super/1660TI = any other 1660/1660Super/1660TI, but check independent reviews.

Generally, avoid the single fan solutions unless you're bound by case compatibility (you're not) and there's not a whole lot more to consider in terms of GPUs in this class. Some may be a little noiser than others or run nominally warmer etc, but there's not a huge variance between them.



the site does not let me post my picture to the Available 1660s in my country

I know you cant understand the Parts under the English Names, but which one of these Would you say is the best option from what you can read

I sent a list of Graphics Cards, but waiting Approval by Mod to be posted
 
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MSI GeForce GTX 1660 Ti GAMING X
Skjermkort, PCI-Express 3.0, 6GB GDDR6, 1500/1875MHz, Turing


MSI GeForce GTX 1660 Ti ARMOR OC
Skjermkort, PCI-Express 3.0, 6GB GDDR6, 1500/1860MHz, Turing


MSI GeForce GTX 1660 Ti VENTUS XS OC
Skjermkort, PCI-Express 3.0, 6GB GDDR6, 1500/1830MHz, Turing


ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1660 Ti AMP Edt
Skjermkort, PCI-Express 3.0, 6GB GDDR6, 1500/1860MHz, Turing


ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Twin Fan
Skjermkort, PCI-Express 3.0, 6GB GDDR6, 1500/1770MHz, Turing


ASUS GeForce GTX 1660 Ti ROG STRIX OC
Skjermkort, PCI-Express 3.0, 6GB GDDR6, 1500/1860MHz, Turing


ASUS GeForce GTX 1660 Ti ROG STRIX ADV.
Skjermkort, PCI-Express 3.0, 6GB GDDR6, 1500/1800MHz, Turing


ASUS GeForce GTX 1660 Ti ROG STRIX
Skjermkort, PCI-Express 3.0, 6GB GDDR6, 1500/1770MHz, Turing


ASUS GeForce GTX 1660 Ti PHOENIX OC
Skjermkort, PCI-Express 3.0, 6GB GDDR6, 1500/1785MHz, Turing


ASUS GeForce GTX 1660 Ti DUAL OC
Skjermkort, PCI-Express 3.0, 6GB GDDR6, 1500/1800MHz, Turing


ASUS GeForce GTX 1660 Ti DUAL
Skjermkort, PCI-Express 3.0, 6GB GDDR6, 1500/1770MHz, Turing


ASUS GeForce GTX 1660 Ti PHOENIX
Skjermkort, PCI-Express 3.0, 6GB GDDR6, 1500/1770MHz, Turing


Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660 Ti WNDFORCE OC
Skjermkort, PCI-Express 3.0, 6GB GDDR6, 1500/1845MHz, Turing


Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660 Ti OC
Skjermkort, PCI-Express 3.0, 6GB GDDR6, 1500/1800MHz, Turing


Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660 Ti ITX OC
Skjermkort, PCI-Express 3.0, 6GB GDDR6, 1500/1785MHz, Turing
 

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Those are only 1660TI's? Personally, I'd be looking at 1660 Super's.

As far as 1660TI's go, it would be relative to price. Some of them are a bit cheaper than others, built down to a pricepoint - but that doesn't make them "bad".... Their performance will all be very similar, making some of the cheaper ones a better 'value'.
 

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Those are only 1660TI's? Personally, I'd be looking at 1660 Super's.

As far as 1660TI's go, it would be relative to price. Some of them are a bit cheaper than others, built down to a pricepoint - but that doesn't make them "bad".... Their performance will all be very similar, making some of the cheaper ones a better 'value'.
Those are the only ones on the market here, none Supers, only 1650s and 1660Ti's then goes 1070 > 2080 Tis
 

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