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Hey everyone I have been fighting this for a while as I heard kepler is right around the corner and that it will whip fermi but recently I have just been drooling over getting another card. Should I make the jump?



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Edited by Live_free - 1/15/11 at 10:49pm
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Done and edited my main and made other threads, thanks!
Your welcome! Took me awhile to find it my first time as well.
    
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post #5 of 21
can you run all the games you play at60 fps +???

if so... there is no need for SLI

If not... then there is a use for it...

i mean the GTX 580 is a beast of a card by itself.....

my 480 ran everything i played at the time maxed

i only got a second card because they were going cheap and i wasn't sure how much longer i would be able to get one for
post #6 of 21
If you use 3D Vision or multiple monitors at insane resolutions then yes.

If not then I see no point in GTX 580 SLI for the moment.
post #7 of 21
another 580 for folding please, thank you sir

but seriously, if anything grab a cheapo physx card if your worried, no one will knock you on SLI 580's, great cards
    
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another 580 for folding please, thank you sir

but seriously, if anything grab a cheapo physx card if your worried, no one will knock you on SLI 580's, great cards
It would be for triple monitors I would need two. And also the fans to keep it colder for folding. :3
post #9 of 21
why not wait a bit and see where price goes.

when's kelper being released anyway?
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Gental Typhoon is a wuss..

Get a delta or san ace.
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