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Which would you recommend? Should I buy a second GTX470SC or step up through EVGA to something like a 580? Please help me spend my money. Thanks!
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Originally Posted by Wastegate13;12036593 
Which would you recommend? Should I buy a second GTX470SC or step up through EVGA to something like a 580? Please help me spend my money. Thanks!

more gpu power in SLI
less Heat and Power usage in StepUp.
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Step up.
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If you have the opportunity to do a Step Up, do it.
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post #5 of 12
go for the step-up, 2 470's means more heat and noise. and the gtx 580 is one bad ass card
    
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post #6 of 12
I vote step up... That way you can get the most powerful nvidia card and can sli that once prices drop... 580 will be a huge upgrade... And if you fold will get you a ton of ppd...
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I VOTE 6970! Haha jokin...

Umm definitely step-up
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post #8 of 12
Step-up. I did it with mine, they should be here next week. biggrin.gif
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post #9 of 12
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Looks like I may have to pursue the step up option. I do have a friend who offered to buy my 470, would that be an easier way of upgrading?
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post #10 of 12
depends on how much the step up costs....

and how much he is willing to pay for your 470
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