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So from a tweet that simply answered how many cards were used you came to these conclusions:

max out BF3 - Do we know that it was maxed out? What AA, AF, SS levels were used?

with 60FPS+ - I never saw a fps counter, how do you know it was at 60+ fps?

never dipping below 60FPS - Again, where is the fps tracker that you keep citing, your "proof" didn't contain anything that was asked of you.
    
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Originally Posted by BallaTheFeared View Post
So from a tweet that simply answered how many cards were used you came to these conclusions:

max out BF3 - Do we know that it was maxed out? What AA, AF, SS levels were used?

with 60FPS+ - I never saw a fps counter, how do you know it was at 60+ fps?

never dipping below 60FPS - Again, where is the fps tracker that you keep citing, your "proof" didn't contain anything that was asked of you.
This. I suspect that for 1080P, gtx580 is fine. Which again, is just my guess. But you can't make performance claims without proper sources.

I still say get a 2560x1440 monitor, and SLI GTX580 when they are cheap.
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im not going to be able to max out BF3 on my new monitor... its like 2600x1600 or some crap. and im upgrading to a 3gb 580.
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Originally Posted by BallaTheFeared View Post
So from a tweet that simply answered how many cards were used you came to these conclusions:

max out BF3 - Do we know that it was maxed out? What AA, AF, SS levels were used?

with 60FPS+ - I never saw a fps counter, how do you know it was at 60+ fps?

never dipping below 60FPS - Again, where is the fps tracker that you keep citing, your "proof" didn't contain anything that was asked of you.
They've said it was maxed out, to lazy to pull up. Also, you can tell it never drops below 60FPS, you'd easily be able to tell.
    
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I dont understand the first sentence lol, but I like option 2
Oh, I meant that 2 580s at 850core (minor and an average overclock) would beat any single 580 overclocked with watercooling. Then go water cooling since you want option 2.
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Oh, I meant that 2 580s at 850core (minor and an average overclock) would beat any single 580 overclocked with watercooling. Then go water cooling since you want option 2.
Even without an overclock they'd beat an OC'd GTX580. Hell, you could underclock them to 590 clocks and still beat a single 580 :FACEPALM:
    
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post #17 of 19
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seeing as the main brand of my WC was going to be mostly EK because of recent event involving ek, looks like my WC plans will be put on hold for a bit. Wooo GTX 580 SLI hot daym *** lol.
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seeing as the main brand of my WC was going to be mostly EK because of recent event involving ek, looks like my WC plans will be put on hold for a bit. Wooo GTX 580 SLI hot daym *** lol.
EK is the best from what I heard. 580 SLI>WC anyday.
    
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post #19 of 19
well if you guys dont already know by now lol a gtx 580 will run this game on ultra not dropping bellow 30 fps to a max of 120 fps with a mid of about 50-70 fps depending on the map:thumb:
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