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I would get the Arock over the Asus, it is cheaper and has PCi-E 3.0. I would highly recommend it.

If you can go for the 580, then yeah it would be a great choice, however the 570 aint all that bad considering the price and performance you get. Especially on a single monitor it may be a good idea to snag a 580 now and then SLI in the future or you could do the exact same with a 570. I would probably say get the 570 and change that motherboard for a TRI SLI mobo and go down that route.

If you do decide to go for a 580 and then SLI in future that would also be great, however $$$ wise it does become quite expensive, but it's your $$$ lol


Just to add, I've not had a single problem with SLI.


Also regarding PSU.... well for 580/570 SLI a 750w can do it, however you won't be taking the cards to their limits, overvolting, overclocking to the max etc, I would recommend an 850w for that.
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"can happen with SLI or without"

WHAT!?!!? are you kidding me? dude read up on your microstutter, and yes there are ways to prevent it but the game MUST have the options to fix it, like it must be compatible and it must have vertical sync and other settings

Here read some more.
http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1317582
Your article from over 3 years ago doesn't mean anything. SLI has come a long way, and it's very easy to setup. Recommending against it is stupid, especially given the games the OP says he wants to play. A single 570 or 580 wouldn't be enough at 100% maxed out, and you don't even know his resolution. Don't be silly.
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Any more cleaning means infractions. Stop insulting eachother and try to present your arguments using logic and proof.
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"can happen with SLI or without"

WHAT!?!!? are you kidding me? dude read up on your microstutter, and yes there are ways to prevent it but the game MUST have the options to fix it, like it must be compatible and it must have vertical sync and other settings

Here read some more.
http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1317582
are you trolling? what game doesnt have options to change like vsync??? like seriously!! games now are compatible.

please disregard problems with SLI, man. your build looks like and you will definitely like the results you'll see if you go the SLI route.

EDIT: your "microstutter" will only occur if you are playing games KNOWN to have it. Any Xfire or SLI setup will play newer games with ease as they are made with this technology in mind
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Your article from over 3 years ago doesn't mean anything. SLI has come a long way, and it's very easy to setup. Recommending against it is stupid, especially given the games the OP says he wants to play. A single 570 or 580 wouldn't be enough at 100% maxed out, and you don't even know his resolution. Don't be silly.
The time frame does not mean ANYTHING this explains that no matter what you will always have microstutter, The CF or SLI bridges do not allow enough bandwidth between them yet to fully sync the cards and will be a while or until a breakthrough comes in where they will be fully synced.

Yes it was 3 years old but i was telling ice about his quote that he is completely wrong and brought up an article on it. So there ya go
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are you trolling? what game doesnt have options to change like vsync??? like seriously!! games now are compatible.

please disregard problems with SLI, man. your build looks like and you will definitely like the results you'll see if you go the SLI route.

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How can you say that, many games do not have Y sync, indie companies and other games that are awesome might not have those options. Or when a new game comes out your drivers are not yet updated enough to fully play that game to the best of your cards abilities or even at all.
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well yes lol where do i get the ATi Radeon 9600 Pro 256mb bios from? oh yeh and do i have to first overclock my card to see if it can clock at the same as 9600 pro?
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Any more cleaning means infractions. Stop insulting eachother and try to present your arguments using logic and proof.
Have i not?
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Wow let's not crap all over the guy's thread because of arguements about microstutter etc

This is a good read: http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/9901...on-thread.html


Anyways back on topic now.
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Originally Posted by IceColdBrewski View Post
are you trolling? what game doesnt have options to change like vsync??? like seriously!! games now are compatible.

please disregard problems with SLI, man. your build looks like and you will definitely like the results you'll see if you go the SLI route.

EDIT: your "microstutter" will only occur if you are playing games KNOWN to have it. Any Xfire or SLI setup will play newer games with ease as they are made with this technology in mind
"Quote:
Originally Posted by J3RK View Post
I always run VSync and Triple Buffering as well. I've never understood how people could stand tearing either. I usually buy hardware that can handle running the games I play synced. On the chance that they don't though, I'd still rather see it drop to a much lower rate than see torn frames.
V-sync fixes tearing, which I hate, and as such I always run V-sync. But it has nothing to do with microstutter. The most general reason I can give is that tearing deals with problems in a single frame (the use of old-pixels in new frames), where as microstuttering is an issue between whole frames.

I suppose disabling V-sync would increase your pFPS (partial frames per second), thus reducing microstuttering, but if the tradeoff is tearing, I'm not willing to accept."
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