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post #41 of 94
I would say yes 580
1. Your current 570 isnt a very good overclocker, so no matter the next one you'll only be able to overclock as high as the not so good one.
2.You will also then have to buy a new mb.
All the above 4-500
upgrade 190 maybe you wont get a dud overclocker.
post #42 of 94
Once the 580 is overclocked, its really untouchable!
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i run every high end game on the highest graphics settings in 3D if it's Nvidia 3D comatible.
i don't overclock it and the highest my GPU temp has ever got with the stock cooler was 77 at 98% with BF3 Beta.
i'm happy with it.
post #44 of 94
Once AMD 7970 comes out GTX580 will be just big power eater and aprox. 20% slower in 3Dmark11.
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post #45 of 94
as everyones said, just SLI the 570's, youll get much better performance out of that than a single 580, for what will be just over half the cost of the 580
    
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post #46 of 94
Quote:
Originally Posted by BALAST View Post
Once AMD 7970 comes out GTX580 will be just big power eater and aprox. 20% slower in 3Dmark11.
Where have you seen a benchmark comparison showing this?

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Originally Posted by mad87645 View Post
as everyones said, just SLI the 570's, youll get much better performance out of that than a single 580, for what will be just over half the cost of the 580
He's said his mobo can't do SLI
Edited by 0Amadeus0 - 10/21/11 at 1:21am
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post #47 of 94
580>570
580<570 sli
580 sli > 570 sli


people will say 570 in sli will blow 580 away but when you sli 580 lol also people will say that when you OC the 570 you get close to 580 clocks... but you also have to remember you can OC the 580 way past what the 570 is even if its OCed.

If you have the money go for the best... if your tight on money consider the 570
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post #48 of 94
0Amadeus0 I got no available benches, just my aprox. 20%
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post #49 of 94
I would totally go for it, no questions
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post #50 of 94
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ratjack View Post
580>570
580<570 sli
580 sli > 570 sli


people will say 570 in sli will blow 580 away but when you sli 580 lol also people will say that when you OC the 570 you get close to 580 clocks... but you also have to remember you can OC the 580 way past what the 570 is even if its OCed.

If you have the money go for the best... if your tight on money consider the 570
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