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OK. Look's like this month I'll be upgrading my sig rig's GPU. I wanna know what you guys think would best suite my situation. Right now I game ALOT at 1080p(24 inch) with my 460 GTX, But soon I want to upgrade to a 32-42 inch 1080p moniter and I dont think my 460 will handle dual moniter with the 32-42 moniter and a second 24incher. I dont care if its AMD/ATI or Nvidia card. I'm also planning on a Slightly larger PSU (750w+). Also, No SLI suggestions as my mobo wont support it with out the "SLI Hack" witch I dont want to try at this time My mobo dose support X-fire, and I am leaning twards it. I may drop the 32 inc for a Tripple 24inch @1080p set up...cant make up my mind lulz. Thanks in advance for all your help
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You won't need to upgrade your psu with any single gpu card out atm.

I recommend this card, it will OC great, past GTX 580 stock speeds:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130692
    
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You won't need to upgrade your psu with any single gpu card out atm.

I recommend this card, it will OC great, past GTX 580 stock speeds:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130692

Or this one, great card at a great price:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127532
Spiffy card. The reason for upgrading the PSU is so I can reuse the current 620W in my wifes pc. Going for a PSU that is moddular, and can support SLI/X-fire...I want 2 GPUS soon later I'll get a SLI mobo and a second card, or ill just get a second ATI card later, pending on what i upgrade to. Thanks for the suggestion!
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I second the GTX 570
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First of all it would be easier if we knew your budget

Now if you want a low budget but still very good solution , buy one 6870HD like this one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121418 is more than enough . You can also buy another one for crossfire(those cards have great scaling) and after that you will be on top for a long time with less than 400$.
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First of all it would be easier if we knew your budget

Now if you want a low budget but still very good solution , buy one 6870HD like this one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121418 is more than enough . You can also buy another one for crossfire(those cards have great scaling) and after that you will be on top for a long time with less than 400$.
lol, Sorry about that. My budget is around 200-300 per card. I would like to do a dual GPU set up rather than dumping so much money into a single card.
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GTX 570 def. or a 6950 2GB, either one will be an upgrade over your 460
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OK. Look's like this month I'll be upgrading my sig rig's GPU. I wanna know what you guys think would best suite my situation. Right now I game ALOT at 1080p(24 inch) with my 460 GTX, But soon I want to upgrade to a 32-42 inch 1080p moniter and I dont think my 460 will handle dual moniter with the 32-42 moniter and a second 24incher. I dont care if its AMD/ATI or Nvidia card. I'm also planning on a Slightly larger PSU (750w+). Also, No SLI suggestions as my mobo wont support it with out the "SLI Hack" witch I dont want to try at this time My mobo dose support X-fire, and I am leaning twards it. I may drop the 32 inc for a Tripple 24inch @1080p set up...cant make up my mind lulz. Thanks in advance for all your help
Get a hd6970,its the best card for you.
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You won't need to upgrade your psu with any single gpu card out atm.

I recommend this card, it will OC great, past GTX 580 stock speeds:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130692
I'm in a similar boat with the OP (no SLI gaming @1920x1080p/60fps on most games at max). Would you say this is the best GTX 570 to get? I was looking at an MSI Twin Frozr III for $325, but I'm really not sure other than to avoid reference 570 cards.
Edited by saruin - 8/13/11 at 10:16pm
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I'm in a similar boat with the OP (no SLI gaming @1920x1080p). Would you say this is the best GTX 570 to get? I was looking at an MSI Twin Frozr III for $325, but I'm really not sure other than to avoid reference 570 cards.
Well either card is great. Do you want to exhaust the heat out of the case( eVGA 570), Or have a quieter cooler running card, but heats up the internals of your PC(MSI 570)

Since it's one card, you can get away with the MSI one if you have pretty good airflow in your case.



Another thing to note is that you can fit the reference EK GTX 580-570 water block on the eVGA Classified.

So I'd probably get that card if it was me becuase I'd watercool that sucker
    
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