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post #31 of 94
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Originally Posted by consume View Post
To everyone telling me to get another 570 for sli : unfortunately this motherboard doesn't support SLI.
Hmmm. Your only option for an upgrade (currently) then would be a 580 or a 590. Or you could get an SLI board plus another 570.
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post #32 of 94
Well.... games like BF3 are still going to need more power than a single GTX580 can throw at them even with 1080p. So GTX570 in sli would absolutely kill a single gtx580, almost as fast a 2 gtx580 in sli (Only a few frames in it!!) at less than a third in price. So thats your BEST option...

Edit: I see OP can't SLI, so depending on money and his future upgrade paths is what he should do..
Edited by Neo_Morpheus - 10/21/11 at 1:41am
post #33 of 94
Too much money when the 680 isnt far away. : /
 
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post #34 of 94
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I voted no, just because you already have a 570. $200 isn't worth it to go from a 570 to a 580. It's a great card, no doubt about that. But not worth the $200 step up.

Take that $200, add another $100 or so to it if possible (sell your 260 somewhere to help out), and grab another matching 570 instead.
+1

That's exactly what I would do
    
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post #35 of 94
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Well.... games like BF3 are still going to need more power than a single GTX580 can throw at them even with 1080p.

Pffft what? My 570 SC ran beta just fine albeit with no AA at 1920x1200
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post #36 of 94
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Too much money when the 680 isnt far away. : /
Far enough away if you want to enjoy your games to the fullest for the next six to nine months.
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post #37 of 94
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Far enough away if you want to enjoy your games to the fullest for the next six to nine months.
Yeah, the high end nVidia Kepler cards are still a long ways off, and that's assuming there are no further delays Ã* la Fermi.

If you're considering the AMD 7K series though, then the wait may not be so bad.
post #38 of 94
I think it is, but I got kinda lucky. I sold my 570 for $300 last week and bought a 580 for $340 . ~15% $ for ~ 15% pewpew.
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post #39 of 94
Considering the price, I'd say get another one in SLi.
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post #40 of 94
@O.P you may want to edit your first post to say you haven't got an SLI compatible mobo.
Otherwise people may not read the whole thread before posting.

I voted no because for me I wouldn't pay $200 for that much of a gain.
The 580 is a wonderful card and I love it but new card are going to come out soon which will send down the price of the 580's.
Unless you've got money to spare, save it and wait until a 580 price drop or even better a 680. Also I would keep my eye on a new mobo that can sli too.
Edited by 0Amadeus0 - 10/21/11 at 12:34am
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