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Upgrade to GTX 580 or Get second GTX 570 card

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Hi there, What do you guys recommemd doing? I currently have a GTX 570 which im pretty happy with but the card still lags while playing SC on Ultra mode with a lot of 4v4 players.

To get another 570 GTX i would have to spend closely to 400 and to upgrade I only need to pay an additional 120 from EVGA trade i program.
post #2 of 14
relatively speaking, sc2 is very cpu dependent
post #3 of 14
You won't see that big of an increase with the 580, but another 570 just for StarCraft isn't worth it in my opinion, especially since the lag is probably because of the CPU which can't keep up with the number of units.
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Get another 570, but a 570 should not choke on Starcraft which is very CPU-dependent.

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post #5 of 14
How much time you have left? If the GTX 590 comes out, it should bump the GTX 580 price down a bit. Then you would pay less.
post #6 of 14
There's no way a GTX 570 can't run SC2. CPU, please.
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Honestly don't upgrade your GPU for SC, I played SC2 on a 4670 on somewhat mix of Ultra/High: Upgrade your (insert brand) CPU
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post #8 of 14
as others have said... it sounds more like a CPU issue.. rather then a GPU issue...
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I currently have an I5 2500k OC to 4.6 with an H70

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post #10 of 14
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I currently have an I5 2500k OC to 4.6 with an H70

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SSD 64GB Boot drive

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Still, there's now way a GTX 570 will cause lag in that game. But the source must be somewhere. That OC stable?
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