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Poll Results: Which is better for gaming at 2560 x 1600 (single monitor)

Poll expired: May 6, 2011  
  • 60% (12)
    EVGA GeForce GTX 580 3072MB
  • 40% (8)
    EVGA GeForce GTX 570 SC SLI
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post #11 of 17
600 for the 580 ??

get the 590 then
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post #12 of 17
sound like OP doesn't know what to do with the $..get 2x580 3Gb and get it over with
    
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post #13 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by DannyM View Post
I think I know the answer...but what would be better for 2560 x 1600 gaming:

EVGA GeForce GTX 580 3072MB or EVGA GTX 570 Super Clocked SLI ??

EDIT:
I already have the GTX 570 SC SLI. It works good for me...I mainly play BC2 right now...but I would sell and buy the EVGA GeForce GTX 580 3072MB if I would get better performance.
Sell the 570's at a crazy bargain... to me... and get the 580.

If you sell the 570's you're going to take a $$ hit, and since they are used. So you'll get enough to buy the 580 but how much more than that? Maybe nothing. Basically you are going to be losing money to downgrade performance and go through the hassle of trying to sell used cards that do not have a transferable warranty and that have a reputation for blowing up.

You will def lose performance going from 570 SLI to a single 580. Significantly. Keep what you have man, that a crazy powerful setup. Enjoy the power!
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post #14 of 17
580 3gb is a beefy road..yet still if you are just on a single screen display on your SLI setup its still a good set of cards to play with..will just depend on how you feel gaming on them..
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post #15 of 17
SLi scaling really well these days i think its a waste of time to change, you're already getting more power than a 580...
post #16 of 17
The 570s do better than a single 580 by far.
    
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post #17 of 17
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the replies. I get decent performance with the 570 SLI.
I went ahead and monitored the vram and it gets up to 1122mb on both cards but I still get anywhere from 70 something to 120+ fps depending on whats going on in the game. I'll be keeping this setup as it seems to be adequate for what I'm playing right now. Thanks.

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