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Just debating whether or not 580 SLI is an upgrade path I should look at considering witcher 2 looks like the most 'intense' game I play right now (hate metro 2033 now that I've tried to get into it).
I actually play @ 2560x1600 whenever I can.
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Crossfire was definitely the best upgrade I have done in a long time aside from my entire SB build. I really can't imagine gaming with my second 5850 now. Aside from poor performance/scaling in some less-popular games, it's perfect.

You will definitely enjoy SLI.
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Hmm. Well i've been searching for other users with 580 SLI for thoughts on witcher 2 performance but not finding much. Have to buy my stuff for my 20tb server soon anyways.
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Originally Posted by systemlayers View Post
Just debating whether or not 580 SLI is an upgrade path I should look at considering witcher 2 looks like the most 'intense' game I play right now (hate metro 2033 now that I've tried to get into it).
I actually play @ 2560x1600 whenever I can.
Two 1.5GB 580s will easily reach 60FPS with ubersampling @ 1080P. Two 3GB 580's should be the same if not better @ 2560x1600

EDIT Guy on here said one of his buddies had SLI 580 and was getting dead 60FPS with ubersampling on.
    
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I have no interest in 3GB 580s as none come stock with accelero xtreme plus coolers and that would be what 140 extra $$$ per card if I went 3GB 580 w/ AXP.
As crazy as it sounds my rig is modded for next to passive silence and will be if I get a second 580 as well.
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post #1456 of 2183
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Quote:
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Two 1.5GB 580s will easily reach 60FPS with ubersampling @ 1080P. Two 3GB 580's should be the same if not better @ 2560x1600

EDIT Guy on here said one of his buddies had SLI 580 and was getting dead 60FPS with ubersampling on.
I must be getting 580s confused with 480s

I'm an Nvidia noob.
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I must be getting 580s confused with 480s

I'm an Nvidia noob.
Yeah, i saw what you said lol. I was like: " wa, wa, wait a minute, 20/40 FPS on 580 SLI?" haha no way, but it's all good in the hood.
    
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Drats, was hoping a gtx 460 sli, basically a 5970, can pull off Ubersampling. WITH DoF off, Metro2033 be darned. Guess not D:
     
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http://www.techspot.com/review/405-t...nce/page3.html

T___T drats. First game I haven't maxed out yet. I wonder if this how people with their 8800s felt when crysis came out. Theres a crysis every year..
2007- Crysis
2008- Crysis still
2009- WA Crysis
2010- Metro 2033
2011 - Witcher 2.

T__T I want 6990 quad fire please
     
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Well that's a much more thoughtful comment. I don't agree with your assessment of "most stories," but maybe you're talking about most video game scripts? I'm talking about recycled Fantasy themes that have been done to death, like a peasant uprising victorious against a tyrant king, a troupe of elven archers showing up at the last minute to bolster a ragtag army in a hopelessly outnumbered fight (Two Towers much?). Seeing these plot devices ripped straight out of Tolkien gets old after a while. I'm willing to put up with it if the writing is good and it's given a unique spin or twist, especially in a video game where the plot is only one piece of the overall experience. The reason I liked Roche's side is because you don't often see the hero standing beside the tyrant in battle, and I think CDPR did a good job muddling the line between good and evil with characters like Roch and Henselt. Saskia and the dwarves are, in my opinion, cookie cutter characters. Iorveth is an interesting character, but he's sort of disappeared after I arrived in Vergan (still questing in Vergan atm so we'll see).
keep going, cause you havent gotten to the good stuff yet.
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