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1) should i upgrade from a gtx 260 to a 5870?
2) should i upgrade from sli-gtx260's to a 5870?
3) should i upgrade from tri-sli-gtx260's to a 5870?

obviously this depends on the game. I think most gaming is done in sc2, but sc2 doesn't use sli......
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1) should i upgrade from a gtx 260 to a 5870?
2) should i upgrade from sli-gtx260's to a 5870?
3) should i upgrade from tri-sli-gtx260's to a 5870?

obviously this depends on the game. I think most gaming is done in sc2, but sc2 doesn't use sli......
I would say, get the 5870! Or a 570/6970 IMO
Hope this helped!
Thanks, Sir Overkill.
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I used to have a 260 SLI setup. I then purchased one 285 and it was an upgrade. It was pretty close, but I would for sure go for one 5870 over TRI 260. Then if you desire, get another 5870.
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The 5870 is becoming such a deal right now, and they are so efficient, I would get one. I think you will be able to pick them up for less than $200 soon. I paid $360 just a few months ago for mine, and it was a good deal at the time.

I have to keep reminding myself... it doesn't pay to be an early converter. Have patience. Save money.

I spent too much on my 80GB Intel SSD G2 (~$200), but it has been a sweet upgrade. Since I load all my games on a 300GB Velociraptor and save pictures/files to a 1TB Caviar Green, I think the 80GB is going to last awhile. But I digress...

Get the 5870!
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