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hey guys iam like pretty much set on selling my 580 and buying either a MSI 580 Lightneing right now and later add another for sli or just buy 2 right now

iam not sure what to do or would it be better if i just keep my said 580(in System Info) and just add another msi lightneing one?

also any other cards config which i can get that would be much better or on par?

dont really wanan go AMD but i can if needed

eagerly awaiting for any info and help

thanks for looking guys
    
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If you are only going to play at 1080P and use on monitor - I suggest getting a MSI TFIII GTX 570 and get another one later. Or just buy two now if you have the money.
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How about waiting until the 6 series you might be better off, just a thought.
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yah i can wait but i really like the lightning and wanna switch to those as iam nvidia guy as i hate ati drivers etc

also iam getting married soon so getting the PC i really need as i wont be able to buy and investigate later on so asking

1. shld i go msi lightning gtx 580 ( and sli now or maybe a month down the road)

2.590 ( any good versions out for it like lightning?)

3. retain my 580 and just buy another lightning 580 and sli these ?(if its possible to do that?)

4. any other options u guys can suggest

also i dont know but would the 1kW be enough for my sli setup?
    
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1kw is overkill for 2 cards, you would do fine on a 850w.
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oh wow i didnt knew 1k was ok

also guys would a normal 580 work with lightning?
    
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Why do you want to 'upgrade' to the lightning so bad? The reference 580's are more than fine enough and the coolers on them aren't half bad.
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Originally Posted by H4rd5tyl3 View Post
Why do you want to 'upgrade' to the lightning so bad? The reference 580's are more than fine enough and the coolers on them aren't half bad.
+1 Otherwise you can buy an aftermarket cooler (but if you have a warranty sticker on your card it will void...)
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post #9 of 23
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yah true but the thing is in India its very hot so i really need a new cooler on it and i cant find any1 selling these in India so thought why not just sell my and add some 50$ or so to get a new card lightening

what do u guys suggest i do coz i wont be upgrading for a while i guess
    
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I would wait, also the TWIN FROZR III cooler on the msi lightning cards are loud as crap. i have the msi lightning edition of the 6970's and anything above 50% fan speed is very noticeable. With that said if you dont mind noise i got my msi lightnings at 1.2GHz 24/7 without having to adjust voltages, the quality of those cards are amazing, aslong asyou dont mind the noise.

I might suggest giving amd a try, seeing as they are $200 cheaper and they out preform
anything in crossfire. Also amd drivers have greatly improved in the last 6 months.

http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1576/11/
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