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Im just making sure cause I read that if you get a too powerful card for the lower Res that it can cause alot of un-needed screen tearing
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post #12 of 24
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Im just making sure cause I read that if you get a too powerful card for the lower Res that it can cause alot of un-needed screen tearing
Turn on vSync.
post #13 of 24
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Originally Posted by 4LC4PON3 View Post
Ok ill just sell the PSU and grab another not a big deal. Is a 580 a bit overkill for 1920x1080?
Nope. Also: never go CF/SLI when you're initially buying your Graphics Cards.

I'd say 580 if you've got no budget issues.
    
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post #14 of 24
Just buy the 580 and be done with it. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-587-_-Product
    
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post #15 of 24
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ok thanks. Ill go check out prices on newegg. Im not on a Budget at all ive just been debating way to much on this

6870 Crossfire
GTX 570
6950 2GB (Unlocked to 6970)
GTX 580

2 many damn cards on the Market makes my head hurt. If I do go with a 580 what about this

Galaxy 58NLH5HS3PXZ GeForce GTX 580
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-073-_-Product
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post #16 of 24
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You can never have a graphics card that's too powerful
indeed



yeah, go buy the GTX580, you won't regret doing that!
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post #17 of 24
No budget? GTX 580 or AMD 6970. Pick your favorite color between Green and Red.

But really though, I'd recommend the GTX 580.
 
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post #18 of 24
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I got 8000 back in taxes I dont have a budget at all
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post #19 of 24
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Originally Posted by 4LC4PON3 View Post
ok thanks. Ill go check out prices on newegg. Im not on a Budget at all ive just been debating way to much on this

6870 Crossfire
GTX 570
6950 2GB (Unlocked to 6970)
GTX 580

2 many damn cards on the Market makes my head hurt. If I do go with a 580 what about this

Galaxy 58NLH5HS3PXZ GeForce GTX 580
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-073-_-Product
I personally don't buy Galaxy and this model seems a bit on the cheap side of manufacturing.Asus,Evga,Msi all are top quality companies and I expect their customer support to be to be aswell just in case an RMA is needed.
    
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post #20 of 24
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ok thanks for that bit of info there about Galaxy. The 580 EVGA looks good plus it has 2 free games.
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