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Originally Posted by Zzari View Post
So is having a third GTX580, unless you're doing 3D vision. Though, by guessing from the OP's monitors it looks like he's not.

If you're playing any games that use PhysX, then I think it would be beneficial to dedicate the third 580 as a PhysX card. If the game doesn't use PhysX, then there's no point. However, I doubt you'll see a loss of performance going from three 580's to two 580's anyways (since you're not doing 3D).
Then maybe the OP should sell a card and get more monitors...
 
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post #12 of 34
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I wish I had more money than I knew what to do with.
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post #13 of 34
Ummm...no. Not worth it OP.
You wont loose any noticeable performance, but you wont gain anything either.
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post #14 of 34
No, it would be a huge waste of power.
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Not worth it, but if you feel crazy get another one and go quad SLI.
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post #16 of 34
LOL, $600 PhysX card?

3x GTX 580 triple-SLI is more than powerful enough to keep PhysX enabled. No need to sacrifice one card to dedicate to it.
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post #17 of 34
You should do it for fun and realize it sucks
post #18 of 34
what game other than metro2033 requires that mich physx processing?
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what game other than metro2033 requires that mich physx processing?
Metro 2033 isn't that harsh as far as PhysX goes. Mafia 2 is the only game that has any justification for a dedicated PhysX card. That game is a monster with it enabled.
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post #20 of 34
I think it's better if you sell it *hint hint*
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