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Which one should I get? I have a tri-SLI mobo
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post #2 of 12
Three 570s

Honestly get the single 580, add another later. You run two 560s, you'll just be wanting to run two 580s next.
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post #3 of 12
560Ti SLI will be somewhat faster than the GTX580

As for regular GTX560 SLI, I'm not entirely sure.
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post #4 of 12
580. SLI can be a pain and not all games will take advantage of it, it runs hotter, and your performance doesn't scale 1:1 with the second card.

Simplicity can be a good thing
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post #5 of 12
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OK GTX 580 it is
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post #6 of 12
If you have no intention of upgrading more, the 560s will be faster.

Now a single 580 will leave room to upgrade in the future and also will be better in upcoming games with its larger Vram. Remember that Sli cards only use each cards ram. Not both combined.

570s will offer the best future proofing for the dollar. Buy two now if you can and add another if you think you need another.
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post #7 of 12
SLI 560Ti's are considerably faster than a single 580. Problem is, now I want even MORE power! Its a disease, it really is!
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post #10 of 12
Heh, looks like they want to get rid of the 570s. Wonder why?
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