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eVga step up to GTX 580 or get another 570?

Poll Results: What to do?

 
  • 55% (11)
    Get a second GTX 570
  • 25% (5)
    Step up to a GTX 580
  • 20% (4)
    Wait until the GTX 590 releases and step up then
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post #1 of 6
Thread Starter 
Hello, I was looking at the ste up and all i would have to pay is about ~$150 or so to get a gtx 580 but another $350 for a gtx 570. would that be worth it?

Another option is to hope that the GTX 590 comes out before my steup expires. Think thats going to be around $700 or would it be more?

Any input?

I game at 720p right now(i know overkill!) but will be going 1080p soon. Basing that on Crysis on Very High with 16xQ AA i get ~65fps high, ~55FPS average and ~38 fps lowest i can see how 1080p would make those much lower.
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post #2 of 6
You asking if it would be better to step up to a GTX580 for $150 or to purchase a GTX570 for SLI? I would just step up to a GTX580 as my little old 5770 1GB handles all my games just fine at 1080p. So a GTX580 would dominate. But if you really want to go SLI then i would get the GTX570. So basically if you want stay single 580 if you want to have some multi gpu fun 570! Hope this helps! As far as the GTX590 how much time is left on your step up? The GTX590 should be released within a month since the drivers are already released on nvidias website. Usually when this happens its less than a month before a card is released. If you have time i would probably step up to the GTX590 just because i like the multi gpu on a single card set ups.
post #3 of 6
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I have 66 days left. I think I will wait for the gtx 590, from what I read it's just 2 gtx 580 SLI on one card. And hopefully It will cost only $700 or so. For the price of another GTX 570 I can get so much more power. That should hold me off for a while. I wonder if my 700W power supply is enough for a gtx 590. I have to investigate, only a few more days to get a refund on newegg.
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post #4 of 6
Get another 570 and destroy games
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post #5 of 6
the 590 is going to be underclocked 580s.. and if its not cheaper then buying to 580s its not worth it, and a 700watt psu should be good for any of those set ups. if you arnt buy any cards any time soon id go 570s but if you plan on up grading in a year or so id go gtx 580 or 590
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post #6 of 6
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im just going to wait it out and see what happens. If the 590 is ~$700 i will jump on that. if not i can get a 580 and sli it when the 580 drops in price. Im really pulling for a $700 590 but i know thats not going to happen.
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