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Question for you. If I don't plan to go with 3 monitors then your saying the 3gb 580 is not a good idea? I do plan to get a 2nd monitor, but not for gaming. I ask because from my readings there are games that need a little more than 1gb to play without experiencing some problems (i.e. BF3). I plan to ditch my 560 sli (non ti) and go with a single 580 (maybe go sli later) and was looking at the EVGA classified 580 (900mhz unit). It seems the price on those have come down somewhat, but not like the standard 580's. Newegg even have some refurbished (well out of stock now, but listed) for $420 that I'd consider getting. What's your thoughts?
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Al

its a good choice, very fast cards, they are very vanilla and will overclock like gods herd people getting to 1050 with little more volts, crazy stuff i would go for it.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130751
Edited by General123 - 3/18/12 at 10:52am
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1050 on stock volts with a 580? Source?
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GTX 480 for only 250 bucks?

*throws my current GTX 560 non-ti in the garbage bin and rushes to buy GTX480*
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GTX 480 for only 250 bucks?
*throws my current GTX 560 non-ti in the garbage bin and rushes to buy GTX480*
jk

Well a 480 is about a 570 but much hotter. Still a good deal i would say.
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GTX 480 for only 250 bucks?
*throws my current GTX 560 non-ti in the garbage bin and rushes to buy GTX480*
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There were some for 210 not too long ago.
    
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There were some for 210 not too long ago.


Yep bought some new blocks along with 2 480s. Came out to be under $550 total. Not bad. 

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1050 on stock volts with a 580? Source?

"stock volts" on a classy ultra is pretty misleading, those might be as high as like 1.2v whereas other 580s are around 1.0v. That and the considerable power, noise and heat drawbacks of those cards aside they are probably the best clocking 580s on average though.
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"stock volts" on a classy ultra is pretty misleading, those might be as high as like 1.2v whereas other 580s are around 1.0v. That and the considerable power, noise and heat drawbacks of those cards aside they are probably the best clocking 580s on average though.

Very true but it has a 92mm fan on it, and people say the temps are very good smile.gif
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Kind of hurts to see if I waited I could have had 570's in SLI instead of 560 Ti's for the same price mad.gif
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Kind of hurts to see if I waited I could have had 570's in SLI instead of 560 Ti's for the same price mad.gif

Indeed that does suck frown.gif try to sell those while you can and grab a 580 maybe?
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