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im thinking about 2 560sli or gtx 580 on 27 in monitor building my computer with taxes and my girlfriend wont let me buy more stuff for a few years what to do?
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The 560's in SLI provide better performance, especially with insane overclocking capabilities. If this needs to hold you over for a long time, definitely go with the dual cards.
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she will let me build a new computer about every three years so i try to get the best i can with 2000 dollar budget
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im thinking about 2 560sli or gtx 580 on 27 in monitor building my computer with taxes and my girlfriend wont let me buy more stuff for a few years what to do?
Your girlfriend won't let you buy things!?!?!?!? That sucks lol. Anyways what rez is this 27 inch monitor?
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a samsung 27in it recommends 1920x1080 i believe buying it new too
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post #6 of 15
The Sandy Bridge chip should hold you over for a few years, I'd go with the gtx 580 now, with the option to add more later.


tl;dr - 560 sli short term, 580 if long term.
    
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i have to keep what i get for at least 3 years then i will build a whole new computer
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If you can upgrade every three years go with the 560 SLI you will get much more performance out of it than a single 580.
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post #9 of 15
Depends how long. 2 GTX 560 should run future games for at least 3 years all maxed.
post #10 of 15
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im ordering it all friday been going back and forth on this issue i first planned to get a 580gtx then the 560s came out and thought i may go that route same price
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