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Hi folks,

I'm thinking about to get some more graphics power for my PC.
Unfortunately my budget is very low because of a current Sandy Bridge upgrade so I only can afford another GTX 285 card or buy 1 midrange nvidia card (GTX 460 or 560).

So the question is: 2 way SLI GTX 285 or a single GTX 460/560.

Help me out here.

Many Thanks
post #2 of 14
I would go 560. DX11, single gpu better over duel gpu in games not coded very well, noise,power and heat.
Edited by driftingforlife - 10/11/11 at 10:45am
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My brother gets almost 2x my frames in majority of my games with one GTX 560 TI overclocked compared to my sli GTX260's. I think it would be better to buy the GTX 560.
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560 by far

night and day diffrernce
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GTX285 SLI is almost like a single GTX480
    
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Originally Posted by Vlasov_581 View Post
GTX285 SLI is almost like a single GTX480
and those things are dirt cheap nowadays. Like what, $200ish used? Also outperforms GTX 560 Ti all around.
post #7 of 14
SLI that thing, if cheap (unless you really are craving DX11)
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post #8 of 14
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Thanks guys, I think I'll go with the GTX 560.

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post #9 of 14
I would get sli 285s if not sell the 285 an buy a 560ti.
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I would get sli 285s if not sell the 285 an buy a 560ti.
The thing is the GTX 285-s are dirt cheap theese day. I can Buy one around £60.
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