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Poll Results: What would be your choice?

 
  • 57% (28)
    Add another GTX480 = GTX480SLI (fast, hot, power eater)
  • 42% (21)
    Sell the current 480, get another GTX580 (better @new DX11 games, cooler, saving more power,etc)
49 Total Votes  
post #21 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by i7Stealth1366 View Post
Actually the 570 beats the 480 in most games and in clock for clock speed. Proof
um...

http://alienbabeltech.com/main/?p=22392&page=28

they trade blow for blow...

and it isn't clock for clock...

and in SLI VRAM is more important then with one card...

Due to the fact that you have more grunt..

so you are going to want more AA

therefore use more VRAM

most of the newer games that i play maxed with lots of AA

i easy use more then 1.25gb of VRAM
post #22 of 28
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Originally Posted by hodgoes2001 View Post
um...

http://alienbabeltech.com/main/?p=22392&page=28

they trade blow for blow...

and it isn't clock for clock...

and in SLI VRAM is more important then with one card...

Due to the fact that you have more grunt..

so you are going to want more AA

therefore use more VRAM

most of the newer games that i play maxed with lots of AA

i easy use more then 1.25gb of VRAM

the cpu clock and memory clock are higher than the 480, also the 570 offers cooler temps and power consumption. Your taking this pretty personal bro calm down.
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post #23 of 28
A signle 480 is more than enough for crysis 2.. I can run it 50-60 fps no problem with a 470..

However, I would get another 480.. Looks wicked
post #24 of 28
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Originally Posted by i7Stealth1366 View Post
the cpu clock and memory clock are higher than the 480, also the 570 offers cooler temps and power consumption. Your taking this pretty personal bro calm down.
soz i did a bit...

but my point still stands...

it isn't worth going to 2x570 if you already have a 480...

if you were setting up a new rig.. yes i would recommend it
post #25 of 28
That 4-Way Classified is going to waste on a single-GPU setup...Get the 2nd GTX 480 and be done with it.
post #26 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by hodgoes2001 View Post
Due to the fact that you have more grunt..
so you are going to want more AA
therefore use more VRAM
most of the newer games that i play maxed with lots of AA
i easy use more then 1.25gb of VRAM
570's have trouble with AA?
Do you think 1.5GB is a whole lot more then 1.3GB?
Its not.

In fact, at 1600P, a 570 still handles a 2GB 6970 in many cases.
Unless you own a 3GB GTX 580 or 2GB Radeon, you can't gloat about having that much more VRAM. You don't.

Not trying to ruffle feathers just saying.
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post #27 of 28
Get a second GTX480 and dont look back.
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post #28 of 28
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rainmaker View Post
A signle 480 is more than enough for crysis 2.. I can run it 50-60 fps no problem with a 470..

However, I would get another 480.. Looks wicked
Uhm...how can you be so sure?
Crysis 2 with DX11 enabled would be a real pain for GTX480 I guess...
I'm considering getting another GTX480, well, just if it could stay with me for a while and I don't have to sell "both" @ a damn low price anytime soon.
GTX580 still cool though...
PS: Thanks, guys. I appreciate all above comments.
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