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I would go with gtx 580 3gb since you're planning to go 3 monitors setup in the future.
gtx 590 3gb (1.5gb) vram will choke in surround mode for sure.
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So I'm guessing you won't have any time to enjoy the computer when you do get it. Why not just wait till your done school to get a computer? I mean if you have time to play games on it during school why do you not have time to build it yourself?
The pc isn't for me, it is for my friend's birthday.
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So I'm guessing you won't have any time to enjoy the computer when you do get it. Why not just wait till your done school to get a computer? I mean if you have time to play games on it during school why do you not have time to build it yourself?
I see your point but wht does everyone here get so bent out of shape if someone doesn't want to build their own. Yes its better but its his money so. Oh well.
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I see your point but wht does everyone here get so bent out of shape if someone doesn't want to build their own. Yes its better but its his money so. Oh well.
I already gave him my recommendation as to what video card he should get and I'm sure he is going to do it whatever way he wants too. But I mean once its together the OS practically installs itself, then you just leave it sitting on your table and go to the computer every so often to install drivers. I mean his friend can do that himself too.

But I do have to say buying your friend a new rig with a 590 in it sure is a nice thing to do.
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