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Hi everyone,

I currently have a MSI Twin Frozr II GTX 570 OC (and no it never burnt out after 3 years already, its been fine tongue.gif)

im wondering whether to upgrade the single GPU and sell this one fot the difference in cost ot to simply buy another 570 for SLI?

My mobo is the Asus Sabertooth TUF X58. il also be upgrading my RAM frim 6GB to 12 and the CPU is an i7 950

What would be faster?
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post #2 of 9
sell its and pick up a 280x will be about 10-15% faster then 570sli
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Thumb up for the 280x, but it would be a bit more expensive, smoother tho
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post #4 of 9
While my vote will be something from Team Green, Jindaman makes a good point. Any of the latest generation of cards should give you better performance than a 570 in SLI. The one you have is already 3 years old, and any you find these days you have no idea how hard they have been used by the previous owners - and if you can find new in box ones, the cost is almost as much as a just released card.
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If you prefer nvidia pick up a 770
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post #6 of 9
I second the 280x that was pointed out. It will be fair bit faster then 570 SLI and it will be newest technology vs the 570's 3 year old tech.
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post #7 of 9
+1 for the Radeon R9 280X and sell your current GTX 570.
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depending on budget get a ASUS R9 280X DCIIT OP or wait for ASUS R9 290 DCII TOP . should be out in a few weeks thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by ShortySmalls View Post

I second the 280x that was pointed out. It will be fair bit faster then 570 SLI and it will be newest technology vs the 570's 3 year old tech.

I echo this!
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