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I assume you only play on a single 1920 x 1080 monitor? Imo, it's not worth upgrading to a single GTX 580, be it 1.5GB or 3.0GB from two HD 6870's in xfire.

The only upgrade worthy of consideration is going up to two GTX 570/580's in SLI or two HD 6970's in xfire. Imo, I would wait for the next generation of the top-end graphics cards for your upgrade.

What games and/or applications are you having trouble running? I have all kinds of set-ups if you want me to run some benchmarks at 1920 x 1080.
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Correct, I only play on one of the monitors.
Right now, it is mainly BF2 and BF3. In BF2, I am getting decent frame rate and not much stutter, but a ton of tearing on some maps. On BF3-Beta, I am getting 40ish frames outside with tons of tearing and frame drops. Inside seems to be okay with 60 frames + and minimal tearing. Games such as Starcraft 2 and League of Legends are running more than stellar, but neither of those really take advantage of dual cards. Are there any applications/games out that I can run that can really "show off" what these cards in xfire can do properly?
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They'll optimize the game engine and drivers will be updated as well, so I wouldn't worry about the tearing and frame drops too much.
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