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I plan to play all the latest pc releases. And i want the best performance for around $800 flat. Period. Cant invent anymore. I can get 2 Zotac gtx 580's 1.5gb for $399.99 a peice. While getting 1 Xfx 6990 for $600. Fyi i also might grab a 2560 res monitor in the future. Bf3,Mw3 are just a few games i will be investing alot of my time into this fall & winter.

What should i do? Thanks
    
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post #2 of 25
I've heard that amd pulls ahead in higher resolutions.
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post #3 of 25
6990= 2 down clocked 6970's = 570's
580 = 2x 580 lol
Go for the 580's
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post #4 of 25
I would personally choose the 580's
Edited by gumbie - 10/4/11 at 7:55pm
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Hmmm if your planning on 2560x1600 monitor i would recommend the 580's but get the 3GB models. 1600p is very demanding indeed, you need plenty of horsepower and vram available.
 
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post #6 of 25
6990 forsure is my vote
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6990 for the resolution as the 580s only have 1.5GB
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Exostenza View Post
6990 for the resolution as the 580s only have 1.5GB
He could get the 3gb Vram models?

Edit: Noticed his budget wont allow it. My bad
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gumbie View Post
He could get the 3gb Vram models?

Edit: Noticed his budget wont allow it. My bad
He said $800 was his spending limit.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by razaice View Post
He said $800 was his spending limit.
Hence the reason i edited my post
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