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post #11 of 32
Get yourself dual 580's. Best setup out of the bunch and will last you for a looooooooong time.
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post #12 of 32
If your not ever going 3D then grab the AMD 6990 + 6970 combo for better performance. If your planning on 3D anything down the road grab the GTX 580 SLI. Both will max out any games easily with your setup for the next few years.
     
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I've been considering 3D, but never really put too much thought into it. After looking at the differences in the AMD (which I didn't even know till know made 3D stuff) and Nvidia 3D market along with a mix of your guy's solutions, I'm going with GTX580 SLI for now and might add a 3rd in the future if prices ever drop. I have my eye set on either the DCII or Lighting III, hope water blocks will be available soon for these.
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post #14 of 32
One 580.
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post #15 of 32
Personally I would rule out the 3x570's, just due to their reputation of dying at increased voltages. Unless you plan on limiting your overclocking to stock voltage.
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post #16 of 32
If you're putting them on water buy reference PCB's so you can overclock 'em.
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post #17 of 32
Seriously, two 580's is too much. This is 1080p we're talking about, size of tv has no impact. If you feel you need more down the road, that's when you buy another 580, it'll be $150+ less at that point.
     
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post #18 of 32
6990+6970 is much better then 580 SLI for the same price. But overkill for a single 1080p screen.
    
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post #19 of 32
Agree with the 6990. IIRC it performs better than a 590. Also, he is doing this in a home theatre-ish set up. Radeon is the way to go if he is doing 3d.
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post #20 of 32
Go with 6990+6970 Trifire, it beats 580 SLI in a lot of benchmarks.
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