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Stick with a single 580? I was very unhappy with paired 6870's and later 6970's. Too many small recurring issues.

A single 580 is the fastest single core card available and single core means no micro-stutter, low minium FPS, flickering black screen, bsods, crash to desktop, low gpu usage, etc.

You are running at 1920x1200 resolution. Unless you plan to change that soon, a 580 handles it easily.
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sell 6950 and stick with the 580. You only have one monitor at 1920x1200, no need for SLI or crossfire.
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post #23 of 32
Sell both and get a 6990. Best card on the market.

Or sell the GTX580 & Crossfire/Tri-fire your 6950. Better performance, less power draw & better solution for multi monitor setups.
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post #24 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lord Xeb View Post
Why not sell the 580 and go for trifire 6950s? Or better yet sell both cards and get a 6990
This, sell both and get an HD6990.
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3. Sell both and get a 590.
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post #26 of 32
SLI 580s/a 6990/tri-fire 6950s are basically a necessity when gaming at 1920x1200. Not.

Single GTX 580 gives you the best overall performance at 1920x1200 without issues and a nice wad of cash. Apparently in the last month multi-GPU setups have become all the rage, but it simply isn't worth potential headaches if budget is a concern and you're running a single 1920x1200 panel.
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post #27 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by Robilar View Post
Stick with a single 580? I was very unhappy with paired 6870's and later 6970's. Too many small recurring issues.

A single 580 is the fastest single core card available and single core means no micro-stutter, low minium FPS, flickering black screen, bsods, crash to desktop, low gpu usage, etc.

You are running at 1920x1200 resolution. Unless you plan to change that soon, a 580 handles it easily.
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post #28 of 32
Just keep the 580. It is plenty.
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post #29 of 32
Well i have a single 580 sc with a decent OC on it,at 1920x1200 res, i can run most games maxed out but, if you are wanting to max out AA a second 580 will help.

I mean you can max out stuff like AA and all the other eye candy but you wont have a fluid FPS, a second 580 will help on things like maxing AA with a much better FPS average.
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post #30 of 32
Sell the 6950 and keep the GTX 580, wait until 7xxx and sell the 580. = )

(FYI, I just sold my 6950's to do this very thing, lol)
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