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Going from a 580 to a 670 is def an upgrade but the thing is do you really need it. If you can run any currnet title at 60FPS with np problem then I would so no its not needed yet. I dont think its needed right now with current gen titles. The 580 is still more then enough IMO for awhile or until a game comes out that starts to push hardware.

 

I was i nthe same boat as you but im not having issues running any game right now at 1080p maxed out

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I think it would be worth it if youre really wanting as much eye candy and as close to a steady 60 fps as you can get. The GTX670 is the perfect card for 1920x1080 as itll do exactly that. Itll even do very near 60 fps average in Metro at max settings as opposed to the 45 from a GTX580. This will be a difference you can notice in real world play. If you like Metro and Crysis and want them at the highest levels and as close to a steady 60 fps as you can get at 1920x1080 then the GTX670 is the best card to do this. Obviously a 7970 or GTX680 would do an even better job but that would be getting into the territory of not being able to tell the difference as neither of them are really that much faster than the GTX670.
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hmmmm so many mixed opinions!!

I still have the card on reserve. My GTX 580 is on ebay but im still not sure if its worth £100 of my money.
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post #24 of 85
Just go for it. If you're gonna sell your GTX580 anyway, it'll offset any of the "value" concerns and at the end f the day you'll have a noticeably faster card and better gaming performance.

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post #25 of 85
I'd say go for it. GTX 670 is significantly faster than GTX 580.
expect performance up to 50% in some titles.
From some benches I've seen those cards can hit 60+ in Crysis benchmarks, I really doubt a single 580 can do that.
You shall notice a huge gap between the two.

GTX 670 benches :

http://www.overclock.net/t/1256780/brettjvs-470-sli-vs-670-bench-off-both-ocd-now-with-7970-ocd

GTX 670 vs GTX 580
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/517?vs=598
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Cool.

The only other thing thats making the decision hard is i have modded my GTX 580 to run with an Antec Khular 620 and i get really good temps and virtually no noise atall even under load. I idle at 23c and max out at 50c with a 980mhz overclock. A new GTX 670 will run hotter but i could always do that mod to that card too thumb.gifrolleyes.gif
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Is there anything due later this year or next that i should be aware of or is the keplar range the last until 2013 as per nvidias road map??

If Keplar is the last, im guessing it might be a good idea to upgrade as it will last the best part of a year before something is released that beats them again
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post #28 of 85
My brother, there will ALWAYS be something newer, better, faster and cheaper due out right around the corner. If you wait around for the "next best thing" youll be waiting for eternity. If youre needing or wanting an upgrade now, just go for it.
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I wouldn't. Keep 580 and buy 780 once released.
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Originally Posted by MacLeod View Post

My brother, there will ALWAYS be something newer, better, faster and cheaper due out right around the corner.

Just curious what you think is coming just around the corner.. something before 2013?
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