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post #11 of 18
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Couple of 6950s or 560ti's maybe?
this^ get two used or on sale
post #12 of 18
GTX570 2.5GB
how are u guys finding GTX580's for that? used?
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post #13 of 18
Rofl. I love how 3 of the replies blow right past the budget.

I approve of all three.
post #14 of 18
Depends if u dont want to upgrade for the next 2years CF 6870 are about 300bucks and they outperform 580 which is around 400
post #15 of 18
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Depends if u dont want to upgrade for the next 2years CF 6870 are about 300bucks and they outperform 580 which is around 400
Except when you run into the VRAM wall in BF3 on Ultra.

Please link said 6870s at $150 a piece and a 580 for $400. What alternate universe do you live in?
    
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post #16 of 18
2 460's and some left over cash for BF3
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post #17 of 18
what did you decide op?

i got a 580 for $400..and a second one for $435! so it is possible..
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post #18 of 18
If you have a microcenter near you, you can get a sparkle gtx 580 for 399.99. Plus they have lifetime warranty. You can save an additional 5% if you're a member(they give you a receipt when you buy something for 5% off that you can use one week later). So I ended up with a sparkle gtx580 for 380 before tax plus a free copy of arkham city which i was hoping to sell to make my savings even bigger.

I returned my evga 580 sc for it and saved 125 bucks. I do admit I miss my evga sc card tho, ran cooler and overclocked higher. But hey, what do you expect from a non-binned part versus a binned part.
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