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I never doubted the performance of a 580.
It is in fact a great card.
My only concern is the price.
I will buy Kepler SLI anyway and then the 580 will be dust.
And it won´t be so long until then ..I just thought a 70$ dollar Quad setup on water would be the better choice

But I also could sell the 295 and get a 580 on air...hmmm
Not so sure anymore...
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I'm running two whole generations behind, and have yet to find a game that isn't fully playable under DX10 at 1080p. Only thing I have to turn down is AA. A 580 won't be dust until Maxwell.
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post #123 of 230
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No you are confusing Maxwell and Kepler
Kepler will have a 3x better power consumption/performance ratio than Fermi.
Maxell will crush anything lol
I will research the advantages / disadvantages of 580 and quad 295 .
Quad 295 beats single 580 at least performancewise dispite supposed Ms etc that is a fact.
And every card has AA problems..also a fact.
Edited by Kung Pow - 2/27/11 at 2:25am
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post #124 of 230
I wasn't I was saying to get the 580, skip Kepler completely, you'll still be fine.
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I'm running two whole generations behind, and have yet to find a game that isn't fully playable under DX10 at 1080p. Only thing I have to turn down is AA. A 580 won't be dust until Maxwell.
That's like saying my 250cc bike is always fast enough as long as I don't go above the speed limit or drive on any road with a speed limit higher than 45.
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That's like saying my 250cc bike is always fast enough as long as I don't go above the speed limit or drive on any road with a speed limit higher than 45.
Pretty much
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post #127 of 230
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I wasn't I was saying to get the 580, skip Kepler completely, you'll still be fine.
Maxwell is due in 2014 there won´t be anything until then except Kepler
That´s why I wanted to skip the 580/590 hype.
Kepler will not only outperform them all it will also consume less power.

Back to the topic
I will rsearch a little more and come back to you.
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GTX295 SLI scales like crap.....many people here verified it including me so take their word for it......as powerful as they sound the get utterly destroyed once AA is enabled......if you want to play with jagged edges then that's fine.....micro stuttering is very annoying and is always present especially once the framerates drop into single digits during firefights....who cares if they give me 150FPS when i look at the sky or a ceiling.....i care about the 5FPS they gave me when the wall exploded and the aliens poured out.....the noise and heat is unbearable especially during hot summer days.....sure the folding@home numbers are gonna be very impressive......i'll give you that.....but gaming SUCKS.....Period
    
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GTX295 SLI scales like crap.....many people here verified it including me so take their word for it......as powerful as they sound the get utterly destroyed once AA is enabled......if you want to play with jagged edges then that's fine.....micro stuttering is very annoying and is always present especially once the framerates drop into single digits during firefights....who cares if they give me 150FPS when i look at the sky or a ceiling.....i care about the 5FPS they gave me when the wall exploded and the aliens poured out.....the noise and heat is unbearable especially during hot summer days.....sure the folding@home numbers are gonna be very impressive......i'll give you that.....but gaming SUCKS.....Period
loud and hot won´t be a problem cause of watercooling.
AA and Microstuttering is a valid factor and I add power consumption.
It would be cool if you could show pictures or vids that would verify the suvereness of MS,scaling issues and loss off AA 295 Quad creates.

The only thing enticing me is 60$ second 295
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The only thing enticing me is 60$ second 295
you're getting a GTX295 for $60?
    
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