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post #1 of 8
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wondeirtng if I should get a GTX 680 or add another 580 to my sig rig??
Thanks.

Personally I love the way the EVGA 580s look an wanna add another for the totally incredible look.
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post #2 of 8
Another 580, it will completely smash a single GTX 680, my Gtx 570 sli smashes 7970's and GTX 580's.
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post #3 of 8
580 SLI is more powerful than a single 680, 580 SLI however consumes way more power.

I'd probably go the 580 SLI route unless you are worried about power consumption.
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post #4 of 8
Grab another 580. If you plan on going to a higher resolution monitor, then consider going to a 7970, or a 4 GB 680, as the 1.5 GB VRAM will become a limiting factor. Otherwise a 580 will offer more for your money.
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Another gtx 580. Will be a lot faster than a gtx 680.
    
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post #6 of 8
At 1920x1200, a GTX 590 is about ~10% faster than a reference 680. At 1920x1080, 580 SLI is about ~15% faster than a 590 therefore it would be around ~25% faster than a reference GTX 680.



http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/graphics/display/geforce-gtx-580-sli_11.html#sect0

Go with another 580 thumb.gif
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You can pick up a used 580 for around $230. Thats what I plan to do very shortly.
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post #8 of 8
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Originally Posted by Bruennis View Post

At 1920x1200, a GTX 590 is about ~10% faster than a reference 680. At 1920x1080, 580 SLI is about ~15% faster than a 590 therefore it would be around ~25% faster than a reference GTX 680.

http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/graphics/display/geforce-gtx-580-sli_11.html#sect0
Go with another 580 thumb.gif

No doubt, and 2x 580's will smoke the 590

I run 580 SLi and it crushes everything and should for the foreseable future.



Edited by Witchdoctor - 11/13/12 at 4:18am
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