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Can I run a OR or a VIVE on my three 580's? Or do I absolutely need to upgrade to get it to work? Been outta the modding and computer building scene for a little while.

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post #2 of 12
With my SLI enabled, the games I have run have all used only one GPU. So, I think for now the answer is no. If the developers start supporting SLI in their games that might change. You can try to Take the SteamVR Performance Test and see what it shows.
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post #4 of 12
SLI is not supported at all by VR, can confirm as I have 2 780ti's and it can only use one. With that said a 580 is well below the requirements so I would say upgrade to a 1070 for favorable results.

Enjoy VR, I love my Vive and continue to use it every day.
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Right on!

Thanks Guys!
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Right on!

Thanks Guys!

I'm curious. What will you end up doing?
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post #7 of 12
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I'm curious. What will you end up doing?

Waiting until my bank account fills with enough money for an sli setup and VR set (sli for folding and 2d surround, not the VR).

How much could I get for three 580's HCII 3gb??
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post #8 of 12
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And here's a question.

Is two GTX1080's enough to run three 1080P monitors for 2d surround (higher level graphical settings ingame)?
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post #9 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rognin View Post

Waiting until my bank account fills with enough money for an sli setup and VR set (sli for folding and 2d surround, not the VR).

How much could I get for three 580's HCII 3gb??

Ebay is a good gauge for used prices. If you need to get rid of them fast, then sell on the lower side.
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And here's a question.

Is two GTX1080's enough to run three 1080P monitors for 2d surround (higher level graphical settings ingame)?

4k has about 8 millions pixels. 1080p is about 2 million. An eyefinity 1080p monitor setup is 6 million pixels. 2 1080's can handle that setup.
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Im running Sli Titan X fine with my Vive.
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