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SLI 580s or 590s or 6990s

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I'm just curious to what you cards you would pick as a 2 card solution (not 2 gpu solution) for my UD7 as I need the other PCIe slot for a sound card.

580 3gb
590s
6990s
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GTX 590 = Low clocks
HD 6990 = holy overkill
GTX 580 3gb sli'd = perfect
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For what use? Quad GPU setups usually have some problems. You best bet is split the middle with a 6990+6970 to avoid driver and game support issues.
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for some reason i dont want 2 different cards in my system
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Originally Posted by pchow05 View Post
for some reason i dont want 2 different cards in my system
I'm the same way. It makes no sense, but it bugs me to death.
post #6 of 22
The 590 is the best for performance and price if you can find them. They actually overclock quite well granted you follow some basic guidelines, check my sig for the 590 page. In my opinion the best single card option. If you have the cash and run really high resolution then I would go dual 580 3gb's.

I will vouch the 590 all day long for single monitor gaming and beyond. My card @ 740 score well over 11000 in 3dmark11.
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Personally the 590s.
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post #8 of 22
580 3gb IMO, Covers most needs, With Titanium HD looks good inside
post #9 of 22
Just get sli 580s, they are more than enough to hold you over till DX11.1 or whatever. Otherwise get dual 6990s over 590s any day. To me it's not worth it because the new DX will be out before the power of 6990s wear out anyways.
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I'm drunk right now and know that SLI 580's would be the best bet


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