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Poll Results: Which card is bangs on your buck?

 
  • 13% (11)
    Evga GTX 580; 620$
  • 0% (0)
    Evga GTX 480; 545$
  • 2% (2)
    PNY GTX 480; 540$
  • 84% (69)
    Evga GTX 570; 470$
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post #31 of 35
at 1600x1200 you're going to need GTX 580 Tri-Sli or Quad Fire 6970's at minimum....
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post #32 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bugaspagetti View Post
After reading this post, I'm not sure what to do.
I run a tri sli 480 setup and there is still lag on some games @ max such as metro 2033 in some scenes. Get the gtx580 and u'll be happy. It's honestly not that much more money and worth the difference. I'd upgrade to 580s if I didn't have 100s of dollars in waterblocks on my 480s.
 
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post #33 of 35
By looking at those prices, dang!

Anyway, go for the 580, it might be worth it. It's not loud... but you need a great case to fit it in and cool it properly, and overall besides that, upgrade your Monitor too to take advangtage of it... I paid $500 for mine four weeks ago and use my cards for adobe apps and video games. I don't know where you got that tag...

It's only worth it if you play or use that card to it's fullest.

Kudos to you on whatever you choose
post #34 of 35
for the price of a 580 you could get crossfire 6850s and get better performance for the same price, if your system can do dual card solutions.

i still say 570 is best bang for buck, specially at 1680x1050 and later when you upgrade to 1920x1200 sometime, the 570 will still run that res with no issues
    
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post #35 of 35
Thread Starter 
I finally got a gtx 480, since it was the cheapest option available.
BTW, those prices were inaccurate! Here's the actual pricing:
580 720$ OUT OF STOCK/Not imported yet
570 550$ OUT OF STOCK/Not imported yet
480 550$

What do you guys think?

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