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Hi,

I currently have a reference gtx 570 and Im deciding whether or not I should sli them or wait for nvidia next series, the cheapest 570 I can get is the Evga GTX 570HD with the fan in the middle.

is this reference and is it wise to sli with this and my reference 570?
Should i wait for nividia's next series?
Will a Accelero Extreme Plus cooler make the card overclockable? (heard they 'esplode )
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I'm having loads of fun here mate, with my GTX480s in Sli
At last, I can Max out Crysis

As for overclocking the GTX570s, I wouldn't! And as it goes, with two in Sli you won't need to overclock

Oh and for the record! I'm running reference and a non-reference GTX480s, with no problems!
But if I were you, I'd get the second GTX570 from somewhere that will take it back if you do have problems running them in Sli

Two GTX480 with "Accelero Extreme Plus coolers" on
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Eh, I am waiting for the new cards. If I were you, I would wait a few months and see when the news card are coming out and then maybe buy a second 570. By that time, the 570 will probably have gone down in price.
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Eh, I am waiting for the new cards. If I were you, I would wait a few months and see when the news card are coming out and then maybe buy a second 570. By that time, the 570 will probably have gone down in price.
To be honest I don't expect the 5xx and 6xxx series to drop alot. It will be a slow and steady drop for atleast the remaining summer, until concrete data about newer generations is presented.

As things are looking now, it's most likely going to be AMD 7000's against the end of the year and nVidia's Kepler Q1-Q2 of 2012.
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