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So ive been reading that SLI is only worth it if you are willing to pay 100% of the price for 30% performance increase. Is a single GTX 570 going to give me a bigger performance increase than 2 GTX 560's?
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Performance of 570 will not out do performance of SLI 560's.
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post #3 of 42
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So ive been reading that SLI is only worth it if you are willing to pay 100% of the price for 30% performance increase. Is a single GTX 570 going to give me a bigger performance increase than 2 GTX 560's?
I think you meant a 30% loss in combined performance.

Everything I know about SLI shows most SLI setups get about 70-90% scaling. This is relative to many things though, drivers, the framebuffer size, and the game.

Considering what you're coming from, just a 560 Ti or a 570 would be amazing.
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GTX 560 in SLI will stomp a single GTX 570 and run over it.
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2x560 is definitely faster than a single 570, but it might be worth it to wait until you have enough money for a second 570
   
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post #7 of 42
two 560ti should do better than a 580 thus will be much better than a 570.

honestly, the 570 isn't worth its price point
    
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post #8 of 42
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honestly, the 570 isn't worth its price point
Open box is, but, also the top-end 560 Ti's offer near 570 performance for a significantly cheaper price.
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Open box is, but, also the top-end 560 Ti's offer near 570 performance for a significantly cheaper price.
This is true, but also remember the 570 overclocks too. However 2x 560ti's will crush a single 570, but if you sli the 570's later they'll be better than the 560's overclocked, and have more memory.
Edited by steadly2004 - 7/18/11 at 8:26pm
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This is true, but also remember the 570 overclocks too.
AND can be faster than a stock 580 too.
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