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Keep the 6970's and sell me the 580's. I'll put them in my overpriced system and they'll work great. LMAO!!
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Enable unofficial overclocking in afterburner and crank those suckers higher.
How cane I do that?
Instruction please
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i don't see the problem with either set up..580'sor 6970's. you should be able to game on either one with no issues. i myself would choose the best price set up. i have two 6870's and have no issues playing all my games.
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I want a smooth game play and I'm using only 1 monitor which is 55 inch Sony hx909 240 Hz
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post #35 of 60
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Think again (same reviewer, completely different results with a better processor. The 580 setup was severely bottlenecked in the first review, please do not post that one if your intention is to state that trifire beats 3 way -SLI)

But seriously if you have the money and wish to have 580s then why not? It all boils down to personal preference and what you think has the best value to you.

I wouldn't choose AMD multi GPU setups for a while because of my experiences but that's just me. Think what is important for you, read some reviews get some opinions and decide after that.
Makes me more proud of my purchase. We all have our own preferences but overall, both are great setups. Here are my benches below with my two cards...

http://www.framebuffer.com.br/rankin...ser=Chris13002

And I have to say that in 1080p, maxxed out, barely dropping below 50FPS with Vsync on (and no mouselag surprisingly), it's a very pleasing gameplay... Looks amazing and no tearing...
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post #36 of 60
single 580 here, in bc2 i get 90-120 fps 120 hz monitor, i love it. had 480 sli did not see much improvement, sold one and upgraded other. if your getting them now get 3 gb cards. Wont need to look back , im @ 950 core.
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I want a smooth game play and I'm using only 1 monitor which is 55 inch Sony hx909 240 Hz
You have 2 6970's on 1 1080p screen. You now have 4gig of Vram. Are you saying that you don't have smooth game play(cuz 6970's)? You can put just 1 of those 580's in your system and have smooth game play for sure in 1080p.

If those are 1580-AR cards and you don't want to keep them, PM me and I'll take them off your hands.
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post #38 of 60
6970 CF is already the same performance as 580 SLI. For the price of 2x 580 you can get 6990 + 6970. There's no question what's the better deal.
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post #39 of 60
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I think the best way for me is I'll keep all my cards 2 6970 and 2 Gtx 580 and I ll which card run which game smoother you know some games run better than others.
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I think spending 1K in GTX580s now is stupid. Unless you dont care at all about money HD 6970s will get you same performance 3-5fps mean nothing if you are getting 60fps+. Also it will be much better to resell.
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