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Less cards the better. If you're going SB then definitely go for the 2x 580s. As also mentioned if you're using surround then if you can afford the 3GB version the 580 then go for those.
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post #22 of 25
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Originally Posted by Ocnewb View Post
GTX580 Sli for sure because the less cards you have, the less problems there are.
^This. It's very likely you will run into some problems playing games just using a dual-SLI configuration. Those problems seem to multiply as you add more cards.

Oh, and that extra VRAM from a 3GB card will really benefit you at higher resolutions.
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post #23 of 25
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Well idk....

Three 1080p's vs one 1600p?
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Two graphic cards are the most people should be investing in most cases, Going Sli only makes sense when you use a card that has a lot of memory as well. SLi'ing two cards with less than 1gig vram is plain dumb unless your running a monitor like 1680x1050. If you are using more than 1 screen then having a lot of vram is even more important and this is where ATi imo kills Nvidia...

Two gtx 580's are fantastic but knowing that there are gtx480's for less than $250 each makes getting a gtx580 in my opinion plain stupid. Two gtx480's demolish 1 gtx580. Hell even an overclocked gtx480 can beat a stock gtx580. Plus you save a lot of money.
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ati radeon 9600 pro?
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