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The 8600GT was pretty solid.

In 2006.
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It shows that a GTX 480 does better on its own, than with a PhysX card. Doesn't make sense. Will a GTX 580 + GTX 260 PhysX card do the same or have a performance increase?
the 580 + 260 would be a great setup. thats probably the best you can do for the money, specially if you have the 260 already. i would definately use the 260 for a PPU if you have it just laying around



side note: the 9800GTX didnt do bad. the performance difference from a 9800GTX to a GTX260 or 275 isnt really worth the price probably. tho the GTX2xx cards are getting cheaper
    
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The 8600GT was pretty solid.

In 2006.
I used it up 'til '09 ooh I lie, Feb 2010!, and my brother has it now.

Red Alert 3 on high (1280x1024), was probably the most recent game I personally played on it, fun times.
My brother's playing COD4, Black Ops, BC2 (Low) and Tiberian Twilight (Medium) on it (1440x900), haha.

OC'd like a little champ, just wished I'da gotten the GDDR3 version.
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post #25 of 37
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I'd never do 550w for a single 580, i'm dubious about putting much more in my machine and i'm running 650w
That's because you don't know any better. You could probably just about squeeze two 570's on a 650w.
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Say's the man who can't even fill out his system spec's correctly.

Sir, your plate of OWNED is ready.
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Say's the man who can't even fill out his system spec's correctly.

Sir, your plate of OWNED is ready.
Honestly, please don't give PSU advice if you have no clue what you're talking about.... for the sake of other peoples rigs.
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post #28 of 37
You're trying to tell me, that I can put 2 570's in my rig considering that a single 580 takes 550w. You really are an idiot
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A single GTX 580 rig doesn't "take" 550w. GTX 570's do not consume the same amount of power as GTX 580's.

Calling me an idiot just further proves your ignorance... now stop embarrassing yourself.
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post #30 of 37
Knock it off.

Compuman, a GTX570 consumes roughly 220W under heavy load. Two of them will run on a high-end 650W well enough, though I usually recommend a 750W.

If you keep insulting GameBoy and others who know that they're talking about I'll report you to the moderators.
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