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i wud say definately 680 because:
1. 570s are last gen
2. 680 has more graphic power
3. 680 has more memory
4. cheaper
5. 570s are notorious for having Vrm problems
    
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2. 680 has more graphic power

Uhh.. no? SLI 570's are faster. If you already have a GTX 570 then just pick up another, you'll be happy.

Edit: Just read you already have 570 SLI. I'd keep them. Don't go through the hassle of selling and buying a single card unless you have issues with them.
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post #33 of 43
As someone with 570 SLI I'd be kind of curious what a poll on this thread would say.
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post #34 of 43
I am also an user of GTX570 SLI.

Going from GTX570 SLI to a single GTX680 will bring a performance dip most of the time. Whether the dip is small or moderate, it varies from game to game. However, at OP's 1080p resolution, the fps should already be quite high so that any dip will not make much practical impact. As the ultimate goal (hopefully) is to get another GTX680 down the road, there will be a performance increase at the end. But again, that increase might not be too beneficial as the fps is already quite high at 1080p.

This leads to my main point:- upgrading the current Acer H233Hbmid 23'' 1080p monitor is a preferred path of upgrade, IMHO.

If staying with a single monitor, upgrade to a single 27'' (with either 1080p 120Hz or 2560x1440 60Hz) or even a 30'' is a worthy consideration. IMHO, GTX570 SLI or GTX680 (and SLI needless to say, of course) has more than enough power for 23'' 1080p, in general.
post #35 of 43
gtx 680. Only go SLI if there isn't a higher tiered or new gen GPU available. SLI shouldn't be a means to get the performance of a higher tier, or next gen card. SLI should be used when there simply isn't a better option available, and you need more performance. Just my 2cents.gif
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Love love love my 680 just an fyi
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i think i have decided to keep my 570sli setup until i see the newer series of 600 cards even 700 cards then sell them and get the new stuff thanks for the input guys! smile.gif
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2. 680 has more graphic power
Uhh.. no? SLI 570's are faster. If you already have a GTX 570 then just pick up another, you'll be happy.
Edit: Just read you already have 570 SLI. I'd keep them. Don't go through the hassle of selling and buying a single card unless you have issues with them.

well no one is perfect biggrin.gif we're always learning and keeping up with such fast technological advances
    
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i think i have decided to keep my 570sli setup until i see the newer series of 600 cards even 700 cards then sell them and get the new stuff thanks for the input guys! smile.gif

yeh stick with SLI GTX 570 for now, until (maybe a year) when you start seeing GTX 600 series prices go down. like for example i got my GTX 560 Ti (i am very happy with them) until i saw the GTX 480 price go as low as 209.99 @newegg, the GTX 480 is a stronger card than a single GTX 560 Ti and i am kinda pissed about it that i have paid ~250 for each 560 Ti where i can get a stronger card for 50 bucks less on each..
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Here is a quick heaven benchmark at just 1920x1080.
700

here is a GTX570 SLI result at the same settings (they are overclocked tho)



this is why im replacing my SLI 570 setup with a 680 (or maybe 670), not only are they roughly as fast as SLI570's but the bigger reason is the massive vram limit that the 570's have even at 1080p, as soon as you crank on 4xMSAA on bf3 its basically unplayable especially in larger maps i plan to sell my 570;s so the cost of the 680/670 wont be too great and by xmas or early next year price drops will probably happen because of GK110 cards meaning i can grab a 2nd 680/670 for sli.

plus metro last light will be out soon tongue.gif
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