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What would be the best gpu for the price to use with Nvidia 3Dv?

im probley gonna go sli to get a decent Fps in powerhungry games.

whats best:
1 Gtx 580
2 Gtx 460
2 Gtx 480

or what else would be a good idea for 3D
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GTX570 or GTX580
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Originally Posted by Little Overclocker/Gamer View Post
Gtx570 or GTX580
just 1? will i be able to play metro at atleast 30fps?
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Anyone know how good AMD's 3D is?
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From the list 2 x GTX480s, Best GTX570s SLI.
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post #6 of 15
You should leave off GTX 480 and replace it with GTX 570. Its cheaper,runs cooler,quiet and on a fair amount of benchmarks beats the GTX 480.I bought two GTX 460 to sli but after doing more research and listening to people on this site it made more sense to get a GTX 570 and SLI later just because it will handle more games into the future longer.
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
From the list 2 x GTX480s, Best GTX570s SLI.
why is the 570 almost $200 cheaper? call me a nub but whats the dif?

would the 2 570's be better than the 480's their bout the same price
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Quote:
Originally Posted by earwig1990 View Post
why is the 570 almost $200 cheaper? call me a nub but whats the dif?

would the 2 570's be better than the 480's their bout the same price
570 is on par with 480 but consumes less power and produces less heat, so why not?
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post #9 of 15
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570 is on par with 480 but consumes less power and produces less heat, so why not?
oh got it so is the 580 like way better performance wise?
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post #10 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
From the list 2 x GTX480s, Best GTX570s SLI.
i concur
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