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post #11 of 25
im agreed. 580 is excellent. then chuck another in later and you can keep on truckin
     
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Yeah I got rid of my 4870x2 due to ATI's god-awful drivers!

Don't have to worry anymore now that I'm back with Nvidia
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Yeah, 580 would be a good investment. From personal experience ATi drivers are just getting worse and worse per update, all the little bugs are stacking up, just makes for a horrible experience in the end.

I'll probably be doing the same thing.

Oh, and you can update your sig rig here. http://www.overclock.net/specs.php

Hope that helps.
Thanks you guys, and rep for you sir, will hunt down a 580GTX, any help as to which one?
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Had a look at eBuyers selection, cheapest 580 is a PNY, not a bad brand but don't hear much of their customer service.

I'd probably opt for the Zotac if that's not too much over budget, otherwise you can go for a 570, it's essentially the same card but with less power, also the MSI one will only run you £240 so you'll have £60 to put towards any other upgrades you might want to consider, such as a dedicated sound card or a nice third party cooler for the GPU.

Either way you'll see a huge jump in performance over your 4870.

Hope that helps again.
Edited by Reflux - 6/14/11 at 12:26pm
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Had a look at eBuyers selection, cheapest 580 is a PNY, not a bad brand but don't hear much of their customer service.

I'd probably opt for the Zotac if that's not too much over budget, otherwise you can go for a 570, it's essentially the same card but with less power, also the MSI one will only run you £240 so you'll have £60 to put towards any other upgrades you might want to consider, such as a dedicated sound card or a nice third party cooler for the GPU.

Either way you'll see a huge jump in performance over your 4870.

Hope that helps again.
Thanks for the advice, now updated my sig
Is there much of a perfomace diffrence between 570 and the 580.
What do you think to this card,
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/267743
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New thought, 2 560ti's in sli or a 580?
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http://www.hardwareheaven.com/review...s-gtx-580.html

you could get some pretty good fps out of those. i would say yes
     
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Ahh well you wouldnt be able to buy 600 since they say over 500 in stock so you dont know
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Ahh well you wouldnt be able to buy 600 since they say over 500 in stock so you dont know
yeh 500 aint gunna do the job really.


Can ebuyer not give you the money back, im not liking any of the 570/580s on there.

apart from

MSI GTX 570 http://www.ebuyer.com/product/250492
Edited by andrewmchugh - 6/15/11 at 2:34am
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