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when the next gen comes out he could sell his single 580, whereas you would have to sell 2 cards tongue.gif

At a much greater loss.. Not only does he pay more for the 580 but he looses more when he sells it.
    
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I'm buying it used, so hopefully not too much loss, not to mention I'll sell the 465
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At a much greater loss.. Not only does he pay more for the 580 but he looses more when he sells it.
true but his getting a used one and he could always pick up another used 580 when the next gen is released and when everyone is on it's case = profit and still awesome performance

I say 580
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580 then sli them in the future
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The problem with 560 Tis in SLi is they have so much processing power but are limited by 1GB VRAM. Such a waste of potential to be stuck at 1920x1080 if you want eyecandy.

Didn't see that, enjoy!
Quite the opposite.

GTX 560Ti's (2GB version) run out of power above 1920X1080/1200 some games unplayable at 1600P until you turn down settings. VRAM is not the issue.

2GB is nice but 1.5 isn't far behind.
For 1080P the GF-114's is fine, but I would take the GF-110 myself and SLi later.
Every price comes down eventually.
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Quite the opposite.

GTX 560Ti's (2GB version) run out of power above 1920X1080/1200 some games unplayable at 1600P until you turn down settings. VRAM is not the issue.
There's not a game in my library that's "unplayable" w/max settings at my res (including the almighty Metro). More than that, there are even people using 2GB 560 Tis for surround.

SLI 560s beat a single 580 regardless of resolution, so long as there is no VRAM bottleneck.

IDK what gave you that impression.
Edited by Booty Warrior - 8/14/11 at 9:52pm
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There's not a game in my library that's "unplayable" w/max settings at my res (including the almighty Metro). More than that, there are even people using 2GB 560 Tis for surround.

SLI 560s beat a single 580 regardless of resolution, so long as there is no VRAM bottleneck.

IDK what gave you that impression.

GTX 560Ti's aren't that great at high resolutions in demanding circumstances, they run out of power. I would never consider them for my resolution.

They have alot of trouble with Bulletstorm and F1 maxed.
I am sure there are others.
And if people are using 560Ti's for surround gaming, their limiting themselves.

Not trying to knock them but there is a reason they cost what they do.












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Those graphs could be GTX560 TI 1gb versions.
    
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Those graphs could be GTX560 TI 1gb versions.
They are the 1GB version. And all of those show the 1GB 560 Tis in SLI pulling over 60fps at 2560x1600 except for stalker and Bulletstorm with 8xaa (obvious VRAM bottleneck)....

I don't think Amstech really read those benches very closely.
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