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I have 2 watercooled GTX 580's and im thinking of selling for a single GTX 780. Less issues and ive noticed several games don't have sli profiles.
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Hah, true enough. But if Nvidia feels threatened enough, I wouldn't count it out. Or, they simply release a Titan Ultra for $1500 tongue.gif

They probably have something along the lines of a "Titan Ultra" saved for the upcoming months.
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I would rather get two 670s for sli, and you can get them for almost 300 bucks and they are faster then 780 by a nice margin.
    
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I would rather get two 670s for sli, and you can get them for almost 300 bucks and they are faster then 780 by a nice margin.

And he could get a 2nd GTX 780 once prices come down too, and 2 GTX 780's would smoke 670's.

Its always a game where 2 cards are better then 1 single card, until about 2 gens down the line, and then they end up being the same or slower then the 1 card.
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I have 2 watercooled GTX 580's and im thinking of selling for a single GTX 780. Less issues and ive noticed several games don't have sli profiles.

Hmmm I thought they would put more of a fight against a single 780 :\
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Hmmm I thought they would put more of a fight against a single 780 :\

In terms of pure graphical performance yes 2 580's will still put up a fight but the problem is with the micro stutter and fact that many games don't have good Multi-card scaling. (Crysis 2) I have a multi card setup and I wish I would have just saved more and got a 7870 as opposed to another 6850. 780 would be my vote but wait a bit, AMD is about to announce their new GPU line and Nvidia may drop prices to compensate.
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i Always get 1 top card use it for a year and then get a 2nd for SLI to equal the newest top card.

Ive gone 8800GT > 2 x 8800GT > GTX 260 > 2x GTX 260 > GTX 580 > 2x GTX 580
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i Always get 1 top card use it for a year and then get a 2nd for SLI to equal the newest top card.

Ive gone 8800GT > 2 x 8800GT > GTX 260 > 2x GTX 260 > GTX 580 > 2x GTX 580

Yeah but I dont work full time so I can only get a top end card.

This wait for the 290x is gonna be worth it, im leaning over the 290x since it will come bundled with BF4 and is intended to outperform the 780.
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