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Hey all! I just wanted to share some 411 , i found regarding GTX560ti. I am currently in the market for a gtx 5 series card. I planned on a single GTX580, then upgrading to SLI later . I also found that the GTX570 is very respectable in SLI, compared to the GTX580. Today i looked at the GTX560ti in SLI. It out performs any single gpu out there, and is very respectable in SLI against the big dogs. So i think that for the money and performance, the GTX560 is the best bang for the buck. AT 250$ each , together they will out perform a single GTX580 at 500$+.
power consumption/and possible driver issues aside i think this card is a great value!!!!!

Still not sure what im getting yet a GTX580 or GTX570 or GTX560? just thought you guys might find this helpful.

http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforc...ti-sli-review/

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121424
Edited by MIKEVALL - 2/7/11 at 5:25am
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so wait, first, you wanted a 580 and eventually sli them, then you found otu sli'd 560's outperform a single 580?

so if you go that route, and then decide you want sli'd 580's after all you now wasted more money?
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you don't need to SLI gtx 580, at your res single 560 should cut it.

that's guessing your monitor spec 23" lg lcd, guessing Your monitor probably is 1080p
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Originally Posted by mekaw View Post
you don't need to SLI gtx 580, at your res single 560 should cut it.

that's guessing your monitor spec 23" lg lcd, guessing Your monitor probably is 1080p
Going to 2nd this. SLI 580 is really overkill unless you plan to play with nVidia surround.

A single 460 can manage in most games at 1080 (speaking from experience), a single 560 should be more than enough.
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Hmmm not sure what the point of any of your posts? Other than to be negative and bash this thread. I was simply sharing some info i researched, take it or leave it! I wasnt asking for your opinions, because they are just that your opinions. Just because you dont agree with me there is no need to get negative!!!

Wow the negative comments just keep coming ????
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Originally Posted by MIKEVALL View Post
Hmmm not sure what the point of any of your posts? Other than to be negative and bash this thread. I was simply sharing some info i researched, take it or leave it! I wasnt asking for your opinions, because they are just that your opinions. Just because you dont agree with me there is no need to get negative!!!

Wow the negative comments just keep coming ????
LOL, no one bashed your random thread. People were just offering you advice on your build. You yourself said you weren't sure what you wanted to get yet.

Whatever, though, it's your cash. If you want to spend 1k+ on SLI 580s to game at 1080p, don't let us stop you.

SLI 560s outperforming a 580 isn't exactly news around here.
post #7 of 14
GTX 580 is overpriced like all uber high end GPUs so if you're really set on spending $500 I don't see how you could do better than 2xGTX 560.
post #8 of 14
i personally am going with dual GTX 580's so i don't have to upgrade my graphics for a very long time.
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does nvidea surround require 3d?
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I had the same dilemma with the 4 series. I ended up buying a 470(July 2010), waiting 6 months and picked up another 470(December 2010) at a very good price after. No regrets.
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