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Originally Posted by TehStranger? View Post
sell both and go gtx 590,pretty obvious if those are your only options.
Considering option number 4 is completely open ended i don't think anything is obvious. I have already received a bunch of great suggestions. None obvious.
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post #12 of 32
Sell both and put it towards a 6990 + 6970
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post #13 of 32
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Originally Posted by BallaTheFeared View Post
heh

Sell both and get a 3GB lightning 580, then upgrade to SLI 3gb at a later date.
he is gaming at 1080p that is a waste...extremely expensive waste lol....
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post #14 of 32
sell 6950 and get another 580. I got rid of three after an unsuccessful venture with tri-fire. Love my 580(s).
post #15 of 32
sleep on the couch and sli those 580's
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post #16 of 32
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sell 6950 and get another 580. I got rid of three after an unsuccessful venture with tri-fire. Love my 580(s).
I concur with this motion.

They don't even get that hot when sandwiched together. It's amazing.

Or sell 6950 and use the money to watercool the 580 so you can OC it's balls off.
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post #17 of 32
Sell a kidney, buy two GTX Hydrocopper FTW 2s.
post #18 of 32
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
Sell the GTX580 and just keep HD 6950. Thats what i did. With current game no point on having crazy GPU power cause it will do u no good other then e-peen and high 3DMark scores.
This.

one 6950 or two if you really want it are plenty powerful for 1080p setups. after that you're paying a huge premium for the performance.

Also, sleeping in the same bed as your spouse is nice.
    
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post #19 of 32
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Originally Posted by sockpirate View Post
he is gaming at 1080p that is a waste...extremely expensive waste lol....
I thought it was 1200p, even still 3gb makes me feed a lot better than 1.5gb, or even 2gb for future titles.. Whats the life expenctancy on your cards OP? Upgrading 7xxx series or kepler?

Pretty sure all the aforementioned options are overkill, for instance my 470s have yet to play a game that is unplayable on max settings.

Go big, go low, go middle... Why is one wrong but not the other? Typically the lower you go the better the price>performance.
Edited by BallaTheFeared - 8/5/11 at 9:41pm
    
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post #20 of 32
Wait, single monitor?

Sell the hd6950, and save money.
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