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Hey guys im currently rocking a gtx 470 and I was thinking about selling it to my friend for 200 and picking up a 570 and sling them when the prices drop down under 300... I was wondering what kind of a performance upgrade I would see from the frozr cards? is the cooling alot better? and what kind of OC's could I get.

I was also looking at this gtx 580. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121429

Looks pretty boss to me, Iono what to get!
Edited by clemson - 2/15/11 at 6:30am
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Hey buddy, I've got the TF2 570 and a 2500K as well, so the comparison would be pretty similar. Only benchmarks I've really run are 3dmark 11 and Unigine Heaven: in the former my best was around 6300 (cpu @ 4.7 and gpu 940 @ 1.1 v) but I can't recall what Heaven numbers were.

I only play BFBC2 right now and fps stays above 100 for the most part if I have vsync off (1920x1200, 16x af, 8x aa). I'm loving this setup right now, but to be fair my last computer was a Dell circa 2002 (I pretty much gamed exclusively on my 360 since about 05).

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The cooler on the DCII cards are very good, that and MSI's Twin Frozr II coolers are both exceptional. Apparently 570's don't OC as much as other cards though. Hope that helped. Btw that 3 slot cooler is beast.
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The cooler on the DCII cards are very good, that and MSI's Twin Frozr II coolers are both exceptional. Apparently 570's don't OC as much as other cards though. Hope that helped. Btw that 3 slot cooler is beast.
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What do you mean by that?
http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/8919...ng-thread.html
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570's aren't going to go below 300...
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Apparently 570's don't OC as much as other cards though.
You can get 200+ core and 300+ memory overclocks without going over the deadly 1.1 voltage limit.That will get you a little faster than stock 580 performance. 570's over clock just fine. http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/8919...ng-thread.html
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I kinda want that 3 slot asus but I hear so many things abou the 590... people say it might only cost 600-700 bucks and that would ROCK, but if its gonna be 1000$ I dont want any part of that. I think I might have to wait for nvidia to release and give us a for sure price, my 470 will be okay until march atleast, when crysis 2 hits the market.
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Depending on how the 590 turns out (underclocked 580s/overclocked 560's) and if the price is $600-700, I think SLI 570's are still going to beat it and at the same price.

I am debating right now whether to step up to a 580 or pick up a second 570 or wait and step up to the 590. I am leaning towards the second 570. Now I just need newegg to get the new i5 2500k in stock.
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