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it all comes down to money, if you have the money get the 580 if you're building a budget rig, SLI 460s is more than enough.

I got both my 460s for 144 each, thank you microcenter for your amazing deals. I don't experience any problems with my setup at all.
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there is no way the 580 gets 39 fps adverage on 2.1 at 1920. Ive read a load of reviews where it simply doesnt


Here my screenshot

Edited by Juliancahillane - 2/24/11 at 10:30am
    
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there is no way the 580 gets 39 fps adverage on 2.1 at 1920. Ive read a load of reviews where it simply doesnt
my fault! i had teslation not on extreme.. i redid the test and got out exactly 33.3 fps, sry dude.
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my fault! i had teslation not on extreme.. i redid the test and got out exactly 33.3 fps, sry dude.
haha sweet lol. makes me feel better about my investment.

I mean the 580 is awesome just too expensive
    
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my fault! i had teslation not on extreme.. i redid the test and got out exactly 33.3 fps, sry dude.
If you would post all settings and a screenshot I would be appreciative. Would like to see and compare.
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post #46 of 63
it is.. i am almost regarding it cuz would have bought 2x480.. but otherwise then i think on power consumption.. i got 370 watt on my zalman reading if that is right.the two 480 would force greenpeace to visit me at home..

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If you would post all settings and a screenshot I would be appreciative. Would like to see and compare.
i will, later this evening.. just thought this shall not become a bench thread.
gonna get nehrim (free total conversion 2010!) for oblivion - cant wait to see the game^^
Edited by smex - 2/24/11 at 10:37am
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i will, later this evening.. just thought this shall not become a bench thread.
gonna get nehrim (free total conversion 2010!) for oblivion - cant wait to see the game^^
Didn't mean for that to come off like a bench off challenge.

I'm just looking to replace my 5850 with either a GTX580 or wait for a GTX680 and was curious how the 580 would compare in Heaven at the exact same settings with the GTX460's I already have. 460's are nice but I'm tired of swapping them back and forth in and out of whichever computer I'm using the most at the time. Going single card should have definate benefits in min. FPS which I tend to focus on + My 1366 board isn't exactly ideal for SLI. I'm trying to hold off for 680 but as prices are starting to drop on the 580 it's getting harder to wait. Not that there is anything wrong with my 460's, love em, I just want a killer GPU setup in both rigs.

edit: just realized I'm pretty sure CPU difference might throw off a Heaven benchmark by enough to make any comparisons iffy. If anybody else with a single 580 would like to throw me Heaven benches up with an i5 Lynnfield or i7 Bloomfield around 3.8 to 4.2 and include settings, CPU-Z, GPU-Z and temps in a SS if possible there might just be some rep in it for ya.
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its no better trust me

do yourself a favour and wait till the next gen, do you play both your rigs at the same time? or do you have two houses that you take alternate turns in lol? or are you leading a double life?
    
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Didn't mean for that to come off like a bench off challenge.

I'm just looking to replace my 5850 with either a GTX580 or wait for a GTX680 and was curious how the 580 would compare in Heaven at the exact same settings with the GTX460's I already have. 460's are nice but I'm tired of swapping them back and forth in and out of whichever computer I'm using the most at the time. Going single card should have definate benefits in min. FPS which I tend to focus on + My 1366 board isn't exactly ideal for SLI. I'm trying to hold off for 680 but as prices are starting to drop on the 580 it's getting harder to wait. Not that there is anything wrong with my 460's, love em, I just want a killer GPU setup in both rigs.

edit: just realized I'm pretty sure CPU difference might throw off a Heaven benchmark by enough to make any comparisons iffy. If anybody else with a single 580 would like to throw me Heaven benches up with an i5 Lynnfield or i7 Bloomfield around 3.8 to 4.2 and include settings, CPU-Z, GPU-Z and temps in a SS if possible there might just be some rep in it for ya.
I have i7 950 @3.7 , and a gtx580 what resolution?
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