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hey, just curious whether to get another 460 for sli or a 580! I heard theres stuff like microstutter with multiple gpus and sometimes sli can be a pain in terms of compatibility with games.... and I love how coolnquiet my 460 runs. I wanted a 580 but $500 is a lot of money! also the 580 still runs hot. so should i go sli or go 580.....
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I'd say go with SLI. Much cheaper, and it's actually not that bad... but try to find the same card. You could go tri-SLI and it would still be cheaper than the 580...
    
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Like epona said you can tri-sli for less.SLI ftw
    
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can't tri sli with 460 frown.gif but I really wanna sli now because I can put the extra $300 towards other stuff.
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He cant do tri sli with the 460
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You can't Tri-SLI 460's. :/ If you don't mind SLI though, go for it. If you want to avoid any possible problems, then go 580.

Edit: If you also want to save some big bucks, go SLI. Although you can't go any further, it's still a little over 480 performance so just SLI if you already have one card (which you do).
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Oh... either way, go SLI. Much cheaper, and will run just about any game you want.
    
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Originally Posted by kyle7412;11894597 
can't tri sli with 460 frown.gif but I really wanna sli now because I can put the extra $300 towards other stuff.

then do it.
    
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SLI definitely! Surround gaming FTW
    
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Go SLI. It will get you around the same performance as 580 but much cheaper.
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