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Originally Posted by MinitroN View Post
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.
There are 2048MB versions of the 560 Ti (I have one, see sig). Later if I decide to SLI I'll have 4GB vRAM total.
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IMHO 2GB GTX560Ti SLI FTW LOL BRB
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There are 2048MB versions of the 560 Ti (I have one, see sig). Later if I decide to SLI I'll have 4GB vRAM total.
No, you wont. vRam does not add up in SLI.
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No, you wont. vRam does not add up in SLI.
wat
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Each frame buffer holds the same information. So if you have 2 2GB cards, the same information is copied into each, leaving you with an effective 2GB of memory, not 4.
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Purchased a GTX580
Great choice!
Don't settle for little dinky 560's.
They are already running out of power.

Your GTX 580 will rape ANYTHING at 1080P and when the next gen GPU's hit you will be able to get a great deal on another GF-110 if you plan to go SLi, or if you need to for 3DS. You will get smoother, beefier performance and the GF-110's scale very good.
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Purchased a GTX580
Good choice
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Great choice!
Don't settle for little dinky 560's.
They are already running out of power.

Your GTX 580 will rape ANYTHING at 1080P and when the next gen GPU's hit you will be able to get a great deal on another GF-110 if you plan to go SLi, or if you need to for 3DS. You will get smoother, beefier performance and the GF-110's scale very good.
There are quite a few games the 580 can't max out at 1080p.
    
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There are quite a few games the 580 can't max out at 1080p.
A 580 one on one is significantly faster then your 6970. And yes is maxes or just about maxes every game at 1080p.
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