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This is true, but also remember the 570 overclocks too.
Exactly, it's all a matter of willingness to OC, also luck based upon the card itself.
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AND can be faster than a stock 580 too.
What makes this more complicated is that there are of course non reference 580's, they obviously cost more too.
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Originally Posted by Ascii Aficionado View Post
Open box is, but, also the top-end 560 Ti's offer near 570 performance for a significantly cheaper price.
even the open box ones aren't worth the price point $245 vs. $185.

+ it's pretty hard to grab an open box nowadays.
    
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even the open box ones aren't worth the price point $245 vs. $185.

+ it's pretty hard to grab an open box nowadays.
Yup, it really comes down to what's available, how patient you are, what kind of condition you want the card to be in, meaning new or open box. It can really be overwhelming for new people.

Edit - Regardless, even 1 560 Ti or even a 460 would be amazing compared to what the OP is currently using.
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even a pair of 460s w/ a slight oc will put down 580 numbers.
    
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even a pair of 460s w/ a slight oc will put down 580 numbers.
If you compare the cost of SLI 460's and 1 580, absolutely.
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even a pair of 460s w/ a slight oc will put down 580 numbers.
This ^^ so true 460's are beast
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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
This. I love my 570 and its a very powerful card itself. I'm def gonna be gettin another when prices drop a lil.
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even a pair of 460s w/ a slight oc will put down 580 numbers.
but comes down to why spend $500 on sli 560 ti when you can have a single gpu solution (580).

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I would get a single GTX560 and use the rest of the money to upgrade that E6600.
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