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580s could be the last cards for awhile, just like 280s being the last for nearly 2 years.
    
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is nvidia releasing a new gpu this summer? I'm thinking about the msi gtx 580 lightning and want to future proof myself for the next 3 years.
My guess is you'll get two years out of one card with 1920x1080p resolution with maxed settings and a third year if you turn off AA. I've got a GTX 580. Sure it's not SLI but it could be.

If Kepler is on time, which new releases especially new architecture hasn't been in the past, then it will be around December before the new year.

The GTX 580 dosen't have any issues. It's Fermi matured after they redesigned some of the previous series issues. Nice powerful card to have.

I myself would rather wait out the first run of Kepler. Let them iron out bugs if any by the series after that in Maxwell. That's my opinion of speculation on how it might turn out though.
     
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why not just get 2 reference 570's ???
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why not just get 2 reference 570's ???
Because you run the risk of blowing VRM's if you decide to overclock a ref 570.

Oh and I ordered an MSI 580 Lightning last night. Hopefully the Egg can get it to me before the weekend.
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Because you run the risk of blowing VRM's if you decide to overclock a ref 570.

Oh and I ordered an MSI 580 Lightning last night. Hopefully the Egg can get it to me before the weekend.
Nice! Congrats on that 580. Any 580 is awesome and the lightning version even better. Good luck. You'll absolutey love it.
     
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