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Poll Results: GTX 460 SLi vs GTX 580

 
  • 61% (58)
    Should I sit on my hands and be happy? (460s)
  • 38% (36)
    Should I follow nvidias latest and greatest? (580)
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post #11 of 42
You will get a smoother gaming experience with the 580 since the minimum FPS should be higher.
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post #12 of 42
Wait for the GTX6** ! buying a single 580 is silly!
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post #13 of 42
Keep the 460s
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post #14 of 42
No use at all in upgrading. Stick with the 460s. By the time that anyone with 460s could make use of a GPU upgrade you can use a full new build in which case you should just wait and get whichever GPU you want together with your full build.
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post #15 of 42
Thread Starter 
So I can be pretty confidant that watercooling and then OCing the tits off of the GTX460s will be more than enough for the next say, year an a half? (I am looking at like a 2 year life cycle of the GPUs)
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post #16 of 42
Ask yourself if it's really necessary.

Consider upgrading other parts (like your monitor).. 2 460s to 1 580 is a big waste of money imo, it'd be better spent elsewhere.
post #17 of 42
Water-cooling GTX460s = bad idea. GTX460s > GTX580 bead idea in $ sine you can get like 130$ for 1 GTX460 you will need to sell like 4 to make enough money for one GTX580.
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post #18 of 42
Depends on what you are doing if you ask me.

This would be a lateral move more than an upgrade

If you are a bencher and have already gotten what you ned out of them, then this is a wise move

If you are a gamer I see no need ATM for an upgrade.

If you demand more preformance and are infact thinking of creating room for a 2nd 580 then this move would again make sence.

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post #19 of 42
460s for sure. Great little cards, run cool, and they certainly have some power behind them. The only reason I moved up to a pair of 470s is because of the whole folding thing, and the fact that I could tri-SLI them if the two still aren't powerful enough. I doubt you would be disappointed by either, but it's silly to make that kind of a move, it's more of a sidegrade than an upgrade.
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post #20 of 42
Are you planning on staying mATX? If not, then I would change my vote to 460's. If you are staying mATX, I would get a single card for simplicity sake, especially mATX + H2O.
     
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