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So basically I bought the GTX 480's in the sig rig a a placeholder for 680's, how with recent events we are seeing a possibility of these cards not being around for a while, I have found a local seller who would take these 2x 480,s for his 2x classified 580s +$600 I have not tried to negotiate an offer yet but I do not think that is such a bad price, it seems kind of fair, what do you guys think would be fair?

Local = < 15 mins away.
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My personal opinion?

My GTX 480 has yet to struggle with any game @ 1080p, so your SLI set-up should be an absolute monster.

Those cards will run any game that is released between now and Q3 '12 which is the proposed date for high end Kepler I believe.

Save your money, buy the girlfriend (or the family) something nice for Christmas. Hell, $600 will net you a nice holiday!

My advice, stick with your guns and wait for Q3 '12. smile.gif
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post #3 of 13
Sounds pricy to me or that could just be because your money is in dollars
but i 580 over here is aboiut £300 so about $450
post #4 of 13
Don't you max out games still though? If so just wait it out with your killer setup!
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Thanks for the input keep it coming, but I also do not play at 1080 I play at 5760x1080, or sometimes (but not always) bezel corrected somewhere in between 5860 - 6060 x 1080 depending on how much HUD gets cut off.

Also I may be swapping out my monitors for 3x 120hz.

I am not made of money by the way, I just saved my ass off for this build, after this I am broke (but like every other student so its not that bad lol, but no debts)
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you have 2 480s in sli... you really should have no reason to have to upgrade. Just wait for maxwell at least... even then you will probably still be fine.
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post #7 of 13
580 is a sidegrade, no question it's a better card... However.... It's not $300 better per card, not by a long shot.


Are they 3gb cards or 1.5gb like your 480s?
    
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So basically I bought the GTX 480's in the sig rig a a placeholder for 680's, how with recent events we are seeing a possibility of these cards not being around for a while, I have found a local seller who would take these 2x 480,s for his 2x classified 580s +$600 I have not tried to negotiate an offer yet but I do not think that is such a bad price, it seems kind of fair, what do you guys think would be fair?
Local = < 15 mins away.

600$ for 15% more performance? lolnope.
Definately not worth, I wouldnt even do it for 300$.

You'd be better off waiting for Kepler, nuff said.
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post #9 of 13
Sounds like an expensive investment for not a lot of gain IMHO.

Are you suffering in performance at your higher resolutions?
    
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Wait it out brother!

This tech will be replaced

Get that newer tech!
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