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Hmm lol, I don't know. Any suggestions?
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Hmm lol, I don't know. Any suggestions?
Read my last post..

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It will be a happy time when for a quality SSD (like HyperX), SSD price = 1.5 * SSD capacity in GB
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Same one I purchased, perfect!
 
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I personally would not get a 580 at its current price. If you can find one cheap like me ( I got mine for $370 ), then go for it.

Otherwise go for the 6970. I do not recommend the 570 as it has far less vram than the 6970 but still performs the same.

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I would have to say that anything less than 1980 x 1200 its not worth it. Get a 570.
The 580 tears up high res, but for 1200 or less its real power isnt really able to be harnessed. You get a better framerates than you would with a 570, but your monitor ends up almost bottlenecking your card.
(I know thats not correct, but its an easy way of explaining)
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if your willing to spend 505 buck on a video card either get one of these

http://www.asus.com/Graphics_Cards/N..._P2DIS1536MD5/


or 2 of these


http://www.msi.com/product/vga/N560G...n-Edition.html
    
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I would have to say that anything less than 1980 x 1200 its not worth it. Get a 570.
The 580 tears up high res, but for 1200 or less its real power isnt really able to be harnessed. You get a better framerates than you would with a 570, but your monitor ends up almost bottlenecking your card.
(I know thats not correct, but its an easy way of explaining)
Not true in some games.

3GB 580 @ 1920x1080

Crysis 2 - Last night vram usage was at 1.8GB.
Battlefield 3 Beta - 1.5GB - 1.6GB
Metro 2033 - Lol, what? 2.2GB?

Some games are utilizing more than 1.2GB @ 1080p, so with that being said, the extra vram is nice even at 1080p.
 
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