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almost done my buying graphics card is the last thing to get but i am wondering if the pice of thegtx 580 is worth it

i am looking to play things like battlefield 3 and skyrim mostly and on max on a 1920x1080 res

any info on either would be greatly appreciated
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you should fill out your info sig and for 1080p i wouldnt recommend 580 unless you want to keep it for awhile id go with around the 570 or 6950 area
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570 is a mean card, especially if you get one you can OC. Save a few bucks.
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I have a gtx 580 and some games like crysis 2 with directx 11 and high res textures puts a lot of strain on it@1080p.
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so it should be good enough for years to come then for holding up because i dont want to spend money on the 580 but i will if i need to 570 is the one i was looking at first and am leaning towards it just for the cost
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post #6 of 36
The 570 is a good choice, and can be overclocked to the performance of a 580, for a lil mental satisfaction. If you're willing to sli and want to maximize bang for the buck I'd look at the 460s, 470s or 560tis.

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so it should be good enough for years to come then for holding up because i dont want to spend money on the 580 but i will if i need to 570 is the one i was looking at first and am leaning towards it just for the cost
I don't personally feel the small boost in performance is worth the price difference, I don't really see the 580 as future proofing you more, in a year or two you'll have to lower your graphics settings on either card depending on the games you play.
Edited by Spicymustard - 8/15/11 at 10:05pm
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post #7 of 36
I went from OC'd 570 to OC'd 580 at 1080p and there was a noticable fps gain. I'm an FPS freak so I want as much as possible at all times. I can honestly say I think that 580 is worth it.
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post #8 of 36
It's so and so at this point. With Kepler coming out next year with it's 3x performance boost and all, Id say just get the 570 and do what you can with it, then save up for a Kepler card. Anyone agree?
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It's so and so at this point. With Kepler coming out next year with it's 3x performance boost and all, Id say just get the 570 and do what you can with it, then save up for a Kepler card. Anyone agree?
3x performance boost?? where did you hear that?
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From the ROG and Nvidia blog I believe. I remember seeing the graph on a post by the ROG and seeing it on the Nvidia site or blog. I believe it said Kepler was 3x and the the next generation after that (Maxwell I think) was a 10-12x boost. Ill try to find a link for you.
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