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SLI GTX 560 or GTX 480.

That's what I'm debating between now.

I eliminated GTX 580 from my choices.
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560 sli no contest....
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Umm... I would like to add that this isn't an upgrade for my current system.

This will be used with an entirely different build

i5 2500K
Gigabyte GP67A-UD4-B3
Corsair HX 750
NZXT Phantom

I just want to know whether I'll go into any problems like microstutter or unsupported games.

Say I wanted to play a game that doesn't support SLI, will it automatically just use the single card, or will I have to manually go and disable the second card?

Also, will I run into any problems with playing Starcraft II with an SLI set up?
If the game does not support SLI then only one card will be utilized.

I don't get why people are talking tri-sli when this card can only do dual.

yes it will consume slightly more power, and a small minority of games don't support it that well. New games will always have problems, but patches/updates will be out soon after.

Im still using SLI'd 260's and have no plans to upgrade yet.

I've heard different things concerning Starcraft 2 and SLI YMMV.
 
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Originally Posted by badatgames18 View Post
560 sli no contest....
Yeah, performance wise. But if I get a GTX 480, I don't have to deal with games not having SLI support and the game I plan to play a lot (SCII) does not support SLI (iirc) so I'll probably get better performance with the GTX 480.

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If the game does not support SLI then only one card will be utilized.

I don't get why people are talking tri-sli when this card can only do dual.

yes it will consume slightly more power, and a small minority of games don't support it that well. New games will always have problems, but patches/updates will be out soon after.

Im still using SLI'd 260's and have no plans to upgrade yet.

I've heard different things concerning Starcraft 2 and SLI YMMV.
Yeah.... SC2 is my main concern at the moment.

So if a game doesn't support it, I don't have to manually disable a card, right?
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Two 6970s would cost slightly more, but perform better, and can be upgraded. But 560 SLI would be great.
    
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