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i am decide to change my monitor to 2560x1600 resolution , but right now i am only running with single gtx580 1.5gb , so if i wanna upgrade , should i sli 2x580 1.5gb or single gtx590 3gb??? which setup will gain more performance ?? cuz i know vram is a issue.... thanks
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get another 580.
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get another 580.
really? goin another 580 will better than single 590 with that resolution??
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590s don't have 3GB effective memory. Each core has 1.5GB that are mirrored. Similarly, the 6990 only has 2GB per core.

Grab a 2nd 580, it'll perform better than a 590. With only 1.5GB of vram, you might not be able to run more than ~4x AA and might have to avoid high-resolution texture packs, but you'll power through most everything else with 2 580s.
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You won't need to upgrade unless you absolutely must run everything maxxed out with 24X AA.
    
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