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1) Download Driver Sweeper

2) Install.

3) Reboot into Safe Mode

4) Run DS and remove all NVIDIA drivers

5) Shut down PC. Remove 460s. Install 580.

6) Install new drivers.
with the newer drives that's not required just hit custom setup and check the clean install box and it clears all the settings from previous drivers. matter of fact driver sweeper has been proven to do more damage than good
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Steps I have never taken

I just put in the new card if its the same brand and once its recognized I reboot and its all set.
Me too.

Just put in the new card, then re-install the same drivers on top of the ones you have on there, restart, and all will be well. I guarantee it

Driver Sweeper is only for when you switch from AMD to nV, or vice-versa. Even then it's not *needed* on Vista/Windows 7. You can actually have drivers for both brand of cards installed side-by-side with no issues whatsoever.
    
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Good to know that it will be an easy install.

Can't wait.

Thanks for help.
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768 is enough for 1080p gaming in most games.
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Good to know that it will be an easy install.

Can't wait.
grats on the card i actually plan to get one soon too . also don't listen to people telling you sli is faster because that's only in a few games the 580 is faster in more than 80% of games because it doesn't have to deal with 2 cards. and not all games support SLI/crossfire.
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