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Oh, and this too. tongue.gif I have Windows 7, some software and Battlefield 3 on my 60GB SSD, only ~6GB left ..


EDIT: Ninja'ed. ninja.gif
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Two 570s at this point is probabally a bad investment imo. If you must build now get one 7970. Your raw performance numbers will be lower but you won't have to deal with all the joys that come with SLI (microstutter/shoddy support in some titles) and you won't run into VRAM problems in games like BF3 and future releases.

Plus you can always add a second one later.
    
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post #13 of 18
And they fixed the microstuttering problems when they released the 79xx series.
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SLI 570s isnt needed for 1080p. One is fine, If you want future proof go with the new AMD cards tongue.gif

I have SLI 570's and in reality, people take the whole VRAM thing out of proportion. xD
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A 7970 does look better value than 2 570s. according to this website

http://www.gpureview.com/show_cards.php?card1=663&card2=640#

But that website has already listed the GTX 600 series cards. I think I will just take most peoples advice and wait for IB and Kepler biggrin.gif
    
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If you can wait, then certainly do so. It will be cool to see what NVIDIA does now. tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by andrews2547 View Post

I think I will just take most peoples advice and wait for IB and Kepler biggrin.gif
Good decision, since the rumour is that Kepler will be released on 23rd of March.
Edited by JCG - 3/2/12 at 5:44am
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post #18 of 18
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I was actually expecting Kepler to be released some time late Q3 this year biggrin.gif I just have to wait for IB now. I did actually get the money for my birthday today (£500) so I just need to sell my current build.
    
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