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post #11 of 18
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All that heat stays in the case.

OP, just grab 2 x 550Ti's and SLI it. Haha. $200 total. You said you're building it for a friend...
OP is probably going to get a HAF case, in any event, it can tame the card I linked.

Also one powerful single gpu card is alot better than two mediocre ones in sli.
    
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post #12 of 18
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OP is probably going to get a HAF case, in any event, it can tame the card I linked.

Also one powerful single gpu card is alot better than two mediocre ones in sli.
How ? please show me how to match my 460 SLI for 200$, not possible? didn't think so you would need a 580 to top them.
    
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Some game have problems with sli and how many games does sli really help?
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post #14 of 18
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How ? please show me how to match my 460 SLI for 200$, not possible? didn't think so you would need a 580 to top them.
So you paid $200 for your 460s? good deal. I bet you'd rather have a GTX580 though instead of those.

I meantioned the sinlge card option is better as in driver support, less buggy in games.

What kind of score do you get in 3dmark11 with your cards?
    
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post #15 of 18
Well, With that budget, A GTX 570 if you can find it in your budget range.

Or a GTX560.
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post #16 of 18
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Some game have problems with sli and how many games does sli really help?
you do realize that lots of poeple run multiple cards and the majority games get a significant boost with crossfire or SLI, the only games that dont are bad ports
post #17 of 18
I def cast my vote for a 570 if you can get one with a discount in that range. If not try goin for like a 560 ti Hawk or something.
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post #18 of 18
GTX 570. I've seen them on sale for $249 at some places (and they throw in free games or 3D mark most of the time).
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