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Sell the existing GTX580 and get TWO GTX 570s!!! thumb.gif

Horrible idea....eek.gifeek.gifeek.gif
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Gaming at 1920x1080 you'd be better off with the SSD. It would be a waste to SLI 580s, not to mention you may encounter microstuttering, driver issues etc. with SLI that don't affect single cards.
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@ 1080p?

lol hell no
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can you RAID a SSD with normal HDD, sorry i am a noob and what type... 0,1,etc.

anyone have any recommendations in regards to what type of ssd? budget equals 600 bucks with tax and shipping
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i heard the scaling with sli isn't as good as their amd crossfirex counterparts, is that true? and will ssd make that much of a big difference, i have never had one. I am gaming on a led 55" tv
there is no "scaling" if your mobo has two16x pci E slots running at the full 16x speeds, depending on your mobo and how it scales there is a hit to the performance but it is very minimal.
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No, get the SSD.
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post #17 of 53
SSD won't give you better FPS, but you'll get better loading times and Windows will be much much snappier.
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post #18 of 53
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can you RAID a SSD with normal HDD, sorry i am a noob and what type... 0,1,etc.

anyone have any recommendations in regards to what type of ssd? budget equals 600 bucks with tax and shipping
You can only RAID with two of the exact same drive. You'd need two SSDs to RAID. RAID 0 would yield awesome performance though.
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SSD won't give you better FPS, but you'll get better loading times and Windows will be much much snappier.
load times in games go way way down , black ops was a significant improvement especially in map loading on multiplayer.
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no.
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Horrible idea....
Please oh please enlighten me as to why SLI GTX570's are a "horrible idea"

Considering if he's looking for a little more performance or a bigger e-peen, then 2x GTX570's will outpace his Single GTX580 easily. Who cares if he's gaming at 1080p?! Maybe he likes benchmarks.

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