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Should I get another GTX 560 Ti? I've read some articles and it seems like two 560 ti's would be close to a stock 580.

I believe my psu should be more then enough to power two 560 Ti's but I'm curious to the actual gain, is it 25-33% at least to buy another 560 Ti?

I have the stock overclocked MSI twin frozr 2 1gb version of the 560

thanks
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2 560's is better than a 580
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750w is enough to run GTX 560 Ti SLI.

I highly recommend you do just that.

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SLI it, it will be much better than a single 580 Also 750w is more than enough for 560ti SLI.

GOOOOOO SLI!!!!!!
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SLI beats a 580 no problem. It'll keep you going for a while to with the newest games
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gtx 560 ti SLI is better than single 580. Also your PSU is fine.
Here is some 560 TI SLI vs. Single 580
http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforc...i-sli-review/5
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a pair of 460s can take a single 580. a pair of 560s would just be sweet, especially since you already have one.
    
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SLI, it's about 15-30% more than a single 580.

The only downside is it's limited to 1GB of Vram. And if you want more you'd have to replace 2 cards in the future.
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Should I worry much about the heat in my case? I don't really plan to overclock the cards, I don't overclock my current 560 ti either and it never seems to go above 64c (this is on max load on various benchs like msi kombustor and ungine and its been 100F outside lately.
Edited by JAM3S121 - 7/22/11 at 9:30pm
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Should I worry much about the heat in my case? I don't really plan to overclock the cards, I don't overclock my current 560 ti either and it never seems to go above 64c (this is on max load on various benchs like msi kombustor and ungine and its been 100F outside lately.
SLI for sure, I was worried about SLI temps to but honestly only difference was HDD's are 1C warmer and NB 1C also, the top card runs 6-7C warmer then lower one but the temps are not a concern at all to me now that the 2nd card is in.
    
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