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post #11 of 19
OPTION1

... unless your gaming over 3 monitors in 3D then 2xGTX580 may be a bit of a waste tbh.

Also do you even need the 3GB versions anyway?
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post #12 of 19
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Quote:
Originally Posted by superj1977;14249317 
OPTION1

... unless your gaming over 3 monitors in 3D then 2xGTX580 may be a bit of a waste tbh.

Also do you even need the 3GB versions anyway?

For 3D rendering i read that the 3GB version is wicked with that extra vram. I am aiming to eventually have a triple monitor setup aswell so yeah, the 3GB is a must.
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post #13 of 19
For triple moniotrs then yes that Vram will be handy.
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post #14 of 19
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Im going with option 1 thanks guys smile.gif. You reckon i should get a corsair ax850 psu with it? Or am i just burning cash for no reason lol
Edited by 8564dan - 7/17/11 at 4:39pm
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post #15 of 19
Burning cash is fun! The AX 850 psu is an awsome unit but I'm sure your 750 will be fine.
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post #16 of 19
Yea 750w is fine for option 1
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1 hands down...then up when they arrive! tongue.gif
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post #18 of 19
For 3 1920 monitors you'll notice the difference between 1 GTX580 3GB and 2 of them in SLI.

SSD for a bootdrive is a good upgrade any time.

I'd OC your current CPU to ~4GHz, get the SSD, the two GTX580s and a new PSU.
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post #19 of 19
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bob808;14250854 
Burning cash is fun! The AX 850 psu is an awsome unit but I'm sure your 750 will be fine.

Lol, dont tempt me! I know its fun but i cant really afford an extra £150+ on a new psu. Just gonna stick with mine smile.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by djk11;14250954 
For 3 1920 monitors you'll notice the difference between 1 GTX580 3GB and 2 of them in SLI.

SSD for a bootdrive is a good upgrade any time.

I'd OC your current CPU to ~4GHz, get the SSD, the two GTX580s and a new PSU.

I dont have the three monitors YET....soon though wink.gif
Im going with the 2600k now as im gonna get to 4.50GHz and heard its all round better for my needs. Cant knock my 930 though.
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