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Hi there.

So, I have had a 470 for quite some time now and I may have some spare money in the not so distant future. The question is, what card do I upgrade to?

I was originally looking at the 570 but after reading some reviews, it appears that this card would not be that big of an upgrade. Then it only really leaves the 580 to go to with (I want to stay on the Nvidia side of things).

So I was looking at the EVGA GTX580 3Gb for around £450. However this is quite expensive and may take longer to get. My next option is to get another 470 for around £150 - £175. I'm not sure what level of performance this would give compared to the 580.

If I were to get the 470 I would also get another cheap card such as a 9800GT or similar single slot cooled card. I would have the full power of SLI going to my central screen and then plug my 2 surrounding screens in to the third card. However, I'm still not too keen on the idea of SLI as I have used it before and was definitely more hassle than having one card. Has it improved?

Lastly, when are the new cards coming out? This may push the price of the current cards down by a little bit and make an expensive single card a little easier to get.

Thanks
Crooks
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