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Thanks everyone for your replies,
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@OP: A standard 580 will suit you fine below 1600p. If you're planning on playing on a huge 2560x1600 screen, or in surround, then the 3GB is the better investment.
Yes, I'm planning on playing at 2560x1440. Mmm, I see. The DCII has all those extra's though, like +15% more performance, cooler, less noise, etc., I'm torn.
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i would wait until asus releases a 3gb version (lol!) but seriously make sure you have enough room if you go sli 580 DCUII because it is a 3 slot card and most are 2 slot
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EVGA has not released theirs yet, sometime in the fall from what i have read.
HMMM i am in the same boat as the OP , i have a evga gtx 580 1.5gb...dunno if i should go SLI or single card 3gb....I wanna be able to run higher AA at better frames than i currently am getting
Unless you're hitting your VRAM limit now, a 3GB card won't really help. What res are you playing at?

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Thanks everyone for your replies,

Yes, I'm planning on playing at 2560x1440. Mmm, I see. The DCII has all those extra's though, like +15% more performance, cooler, less noise, etc., I'm torn.
At 1440p, 1.5GB should be fine for today's games. I play at that res and the only game I've played so far that pushed me over 1.5GB was DA2 (strangely enough).

That said quite few titles hover between 1.3 and 1.4GB usage for me. If you want to be a little more future proof, the 3GB might be a good investment, but I don't think there's much out there that will demand it yet.
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Snagged this real quick , and it is about accurate for my single gtx 580 evga SC, i am running those settings. I think a second 580 would definitely be worth that power boost, well to me anyway.
I seem to average about 35-42 fps with those settings with a single 580 at that res.
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Where do you get a 3 gb gtx580?
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EVGA has not released theirs yet, sometime in the fall from what i have read.
HMMM i am in the same boat as the OP , i have a evga gtx 580 1.5gb...dunno if i should go SLI or single card 3gb....I wanna be able to run higher AA at better frames than i currently am getting
EVGA just released the 3GB versions of the GTX 580.

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I might return my gtx 580 1.5gb for this.
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Haha, well I'm gaming with a 4850M 512MB at 2560x1440 so I think the DCII is probably good enough, we'll see. I won't be buying a new rig for a little while, perhaps the GTX 6xx series will be out by then, lol.
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There's no reason to spend that amount of money on a SINGLE GPU card. You could get two 6950s and unlock them for that amount.
     
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I think i will just get a second 580 around fall. The scaling with 2 cards is nice and worth the 400 bucks , which is the price im hoping my card will be by then.
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The 3GB will be better for the OP monitor.
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