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HI! at this present time i have 2 GTX 570's in SLI i was thinking of selling the 570's and getting a 680 i know i may see a performance dip (very slight) going to a 680. ALTHOUGH if i do get a 680 i most likely get a second later one down the track OR should i wait to get a 670ti or even a 660? (whatever they secide to call it lol) i would like some input on this much appreciated smile.gif
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yea, i say you get the 680. the longer you wait the lower value ur 570's will be.
 
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If u had a single 570 i would say go for it, but with sli setup u have i dont recommend it. wait a year or so for newer gens like 7XX or 8XXX.
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680 smile.gif
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umm is the GTX 680 compatible with my mobo?
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umm is the GTX 680 compatible with my mobo?

wut?
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is it backwards compatible is wat ima askin
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Umm, unless you're unhappy with SLi I'd stick with the 570s. Why would you want to be out of pocket for less performance? If you just want an upgrade I'd recommend waiting until a couple of generations at the least.

If it is a case of wanting a single card set up then go for the 680 smile.gif

Motherboard is compatible. PCIe 2.0 on card and mobo thumb.gif
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Unless you have your GTX570 @ 900Mhz+ Core GTX680 is be as fast and feel much smother since its a single card. I am pretty sure you can get at least $200 per GTX570. For $100 i would do it. Lower Power Consumption, Less heat, Less Space.
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yea, i say you get the 680. the longer you wait the lower value ur 570's will be.

This was my reason for doing the sidegrade.

If I sold my cards a week earlier I would've made 275 each, instead I got 200ish each.

In 6 months you will probably get 125.

I would rather a small performance hit with a card that will retain it's value than hold onto two rapidly depreciating cards that are only slightly faster.

Also, less stuttering and compatibility issues with a single card vs sli.
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