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GTX560 Ti OC Sli or one GTX580 DCII?

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hey i wanna upgrade my gpu so my question is which card should i buy?
2x of GTX560 Ti OC
or
one
GTX580 DCII asus?
thanks!
Edited by someonewhy - 10/2/11 at 7:01am
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My vote would always be for the single best card you can afford, which in this case would be the 580.
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My vote would always be for the single best card you can afford, which in this case would be the 580
This
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post #4 of 14
Id get the 560s cause ya maybe 2 yrs ago single cards were the way to go but now... there is much more support and its going to our perform the 580
Edited by Nw0rb - 10/2/11 at 7:11am
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go with the asus gtx 580 but get the republic of gamer version its a triple slot card but the cooling on it is amazing

visit this link to see what im talking about

http://uk.asus.com/Graphics_Cards/NV..._P2DIS1536MD5/


ps; When you see this link you will notice that this card was designed with over clocking in mind because it shares the same easy OC features that some of the mother boards have made by asus
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Id get the 560s cause ya maybe 2 yrs ago single cards were the way to go but now... there is much more support and its going to our perform the 580 and you can always add another for tri sli
You can't tri-sli 560s.

I'd get the GTX 580 myself.
    
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Well, the GTX 580 is not a good contender price/performance-wise.

If you want a good single card, I'd get an unlock-able HD 6950 or a GTX 480 (which is 90% as powerful as the GTX 580 but can be found for as low as 200$ used).

The GTX 560 Ti and HD 6950 would be an excellent choice. You can find them for 160-220$ on eBay, and I suggest that.

On the other hand, you already have GTX 460 SLi, so even HD 6950 Crossfire really wouldn't be much of an upgrade. Your setup is already equivalent to a GTX 580.
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Just wait for next gen cards. Your cards will last till then. You aint got much longer anyway.
    
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Well, the GTX 580 is not a good contender price/performance-wise.

If you want a good single card, I'd get an unlock-able HD 6950 or a GTX 480 (which is 90% as powerful as the GTX 580 but can be found for as low as 200$ used).

The GTX 560 Ti and HD 6950 would be an excellent choice. You can find them for 160-220$ on eBay, and I suggest that.

On the other hand, you already have GTX 460 SLi, so even HD 6950 Crossfire really wouldn't be much of an upgrade. Your setup is already equivalent to a GTX 580.
Wow didnt see that if you have sli 480s whats the prob ?? Wait till maxwell of kepler
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i have 560Ti SLI and my brother has a single 580 (i installed and tested both)

My heaven score on my 560s is about 300 points higher than his.

you can tell the difference. go 560s.
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