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470 sli or 580 plus 470

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I've seen the benches... I can save money and purchase another 470 and sli. Performance is at the 580 level. Or purchase a 580 and use the 470 as phyx card. According to evga, I won't see a jump on the benches but will help. I search for benches but can't find them.

I don't see buying another 580 in the future....

Benefits of going with either?
    
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I would think 2x 470 would outperform a 580. Or go 2x 560 ti and use your 470 for physx.
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I'd sell your current 470 and go with sli 570s. Just my opinion though.. Dedicating a good card to Physx is a waste IMO.
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