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post #11 of 20
Anything above what you have would be overkill for your resolution. But if I had to pick I'd go 580 SLI.
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post #12 of 20
I wouldn't upgrade, thats a hell of a setup. Spend the money on a big ssd! Well, thats what I would do, maybe a new case?

But if you absolutely have to, go gtx 580's sli..
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post #13 of 20
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I dont want to reinstall Windows, that's why I havent moved to SSD or a new Mobo yet lol.
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post #14 of 20
why are people recommendeding sli 580's when trifire 6990+6970 destroys it for bout the same price

and for most stable 6990 not sure but i think they should all be reference designs so either one should do
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post #15 of 20
Get a single 6990. Its slightly faster than SLI gtx 580's and cost 30% less.
    
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post #16 of 20
quad SLI gtx580 3GB, should be able to run absolutely anything
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post #17 of 20
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I would get a single 6990, but the problem is that it only have ONE DVI port.
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post #18 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by -Allen- View Post
Get a single 6990. Its slightly faster than SLI gtx 580's and cost 30% less.
A 6990 is two downclocked 6970's. (which can of course but overclocked)

Two 6970's in crossfire are not faster than a pair of GTX580's in SLI... Definitely better bang for the buck though.
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post #19 of 20
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Originally Posted by WingedCow View Post
I would get a single 6990, but the problem is that it only have ONE DVI port.
Yea but does it come with the Mini display port to DVI adapter? I know my card came with passive ones and I bought an active one for $30

EDIT: Yea I checked and they DO come with the adapters.....
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post #20 of 20
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Does it? All 6990s I found are backordered atm, so I dont think I'd get that.
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