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GTX 560 Ti SLI or GTX 580 SLI?

post #1 of 31
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My budget allows for either. Paired with a 2500K, and playing at 1080p, which would be the better option?

I know there's no such thing as future proofing, but would 2x 580s last me alot longer in terms of being able to max out games?

Thanks,

-SK
post #2 of 31
Don't see either working well with that 150w Power Supply that you have in your sig -_-
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Don't see either working well with that 150w Power Supply that you have in your sig -_-

I think that's his laptop.

To OP: Peruse at your leisure. http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/graphics/display/geforce-gtx-560-sli_3.html
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I have SLI 560Ti's and am going with 580's very soon. My setup now maxes everything I play at 1080p but those Lightnings are just too sexy. If you have the coin go with the 580's but the 560Ti's are plenty....
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+1 gtx 580
post #6 of 31
If money is not an issue. Sli 580s. But i wouldnt imagine the price difference between 580 & 560s being worth the performance difference. I would suggest sli 560s. They should last quite a while. My 5770s that i had in CF still were able to keep up witg my 580 if i didnt have AA on.
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I don't think theres really a comparison here. One setup costs $450 and one costs $1000. Obviously the 580s will smash the 560's. In terms of need at 1080p 560's are fine.
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If I was to go for SLI 580s, what wattage PSU would I be looking at?
post #9 of 31
a good 850 powersupply like the xfx 850
post #10 of 31
Gtx 580 sli
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