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post #11 of 94
If you have a 570 already, and are willing to dish out money for a 580. Why not SLI the 570 and get WAY MORE than a single 580
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post #12 of 94
i bet i could get more fps out of 2 6790s for about half the price..to me..that spells ..win!
 
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post #13 of 94
Its like 15% better at best. Not worth it.
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post #14 of 94
Best single card I ever owned. In SLI the price makes them less attractive as paired 570's (which I currently have) come pretty close.

If I was going single card again I wouldn't hesitate to go with a 580.
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post #15 of 94
$200 is really a waste of money just to upgrade from a 570 to 580. I only spent $150 and I just SLied my 460s today. Now I have performance superior to the 580!
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post #16 of 94
Yeah...if I had a 570 I would SLI it or else just stick with the single 570. The 580 is nice, but I don't think it is a big enough jump to a 580 from a 570 to make it worth your while. You'd probably notice it...you just wouldn't be amazed.
Edited by Vagrant Storm - 10/20/11 at 7:15pm
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post #17 of 94
Also very bad time. Next generation is much closer now. 1 x GTX570 should do fine for BF3.
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post #18 of 94
Based on the poll, 14 yes/14 no, it really comes down to your preference.

EDIT: Well that changed immediately after I posted this... sigh.
Edited by That Guy - 10/20/11 at 7:27pm
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post #19 of 94
dude 2 gtx 560 TI are cheaper and better
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post #20 of 94
this thread might help . . .

http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/9052...gtx-570-a.html
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