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The point is, some people overclock and some never do. Is that 10-15% more performance worth $100 for what you play? It may be possible to make up the gap with a 570 OC if that's the case. If you're addicted to benching or the stock 580 isn't cutting it you can OC that too.

So unless you want the flagship, have no space for a second card, show off benches, etc . . . the 570 is better value for dollar.
   
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Originally Posted by WALSRU View Post
The point is, some people overclock and some never do. Is that 10-15% more performance worth $100 for what you play? It may be possible to make up the gap with a 570 OC if that's the case. If you're addicted to benching or the stock 580 isn't cutting it you can OC that too.

So unless you want the flagship, have no space for a second card, show off benches, etc . . . the 570 is better value for dollar.
Don't forget PSU limit, one reason why I got a 580 instead of 570, since I can't SLI either of them on a 650W.
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Yeah but if you want to SLI you can get an upgraded PSU w/ that $200+ you saved by going 2x 570
   
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But what will I do with my 650W?
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But what will I do with my 650W?
sell it so u save more money
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Don't forget PSU limit, one reason why I got a 580 instead of 570, since I can't SLI either of them on a 650W.
heehee, yeah you can.


Of course, your CPU OCing gets limited, but hey... It can be done.
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sell it so u save more money
But I bought it just last month and love it!!

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heehee, yeah you can.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmWJOOEpS2Y

Of course, your CPU OCing gets limited, but hey... It can be done.
I should have been more specific before, you can't run 2 570's overclocked with CPU overclocked on a 650W, no overclock headroom makes this bunny a sad bunny... even with oranges...
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So you want to keep your 650w . . . then your answer is . . . TWO 6950's for the price of a 580

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So you want to keep your 650w . . . then your answer is . . . TWO 6950's for the price of a 580

/offtopic
I would hate to intentionally get a 2 card setup over a single card, plus how could I say no to a $370 (no tax, after shipping), barely used, domestically shipped, GTX580.
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[AMD A6-3400M 2.35GHz @ 1.0875V] [AMD HD 6650M] [2x4GB Corsair Vengence 1333MHz 9-8-8-8 @ 1.5V] [500GB Seagate 5400rpm] 
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So wut do.

Should I try waiting for a Newegg open box deal?
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