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My friend is upgrading his pc and we r having an ATI vs Nvidia argument about what graphics he should get. Which one of these are better?
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580 In SLI by a longshot.
    
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Do you mean Quadfire with Asus Ares? 2 Cards?
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Yeah i thought so......but he won't listen to me.
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GTX 580 sli will scale alot better
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Yes Quadfire sorry.
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Yeah i thought so......but he won't listen to me.
Lots of Fanboy's have that issue
    
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Even a Single GTX 580 OC can beat HD 5870X2.
Edit: For the money you can pick up 3 x HD 6970 and dominate.
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post #9 of 17
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How can i go about convincing him? Anyone have a link to a 580 vs Quadfire Ares?
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post #10 of 17
If he is talking about 2 GTX 580 v 1 Ares, then the GTX 580s are going to win. If he is saying 3 GTX 580 v 2 Ares, who knows, probably the Ares but from what I hear quadfiring is a headache x 1000.
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