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I honestly would go with 2 x GTX560 2GB as your gfx solution.

The difference in terms of your 'max playable settings' with the setup and 2 x 580 3GB will actually be pretty minimal.
I'm not certain I would agree with this. Two 560s perform roughly 20% faster than a single 580. It does not follow that two 580s would then perform only 25% faster than two 560s. I think they would perform more like 75% faster.

To extrapolate with some rough math: If a 580 is "1", a 560 is "0.6", as 0.6 x 2 = 1.2 (20% faster). So 560 SLI vs 580 SLI would be 1.2 vs 2.0. 2.0 is 67% greater than 1.2.

So the 580 SLI solution would be roughly the power of three GTX 560s. (Not that you can do Tri-SLI with 560s, but nonetheless.)
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^^If he were gonna do that, get 6950s or 6970s, which in crossfire match SLI 580s step for step. However, that's a bit of a tangent.
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^^If he were gonna do that, get 6950s or 6970s, which in crossfire match SLI 580s step for step. However, that's a bit of a tangent.
Do they really? Thats pretty shocking tbh, can I see some benchmarks?

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Do they really? Thats pretty shocking tbh, can I see some benchmarks?

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http://www.hardwareheaven.com/review...ty-vs-sli.html
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Holy ****ting Dick Nipples Batman!!! That's rather impressive...
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A HD69xx CrossFire falls behind GTX580 SLI by a great margine in a DX11 titles like Crysis 2.. (just check out PC Games section here on OCN and **Official Crysis 2 thread**)


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