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post #11 of 17
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Originally Posted by jjjc_93;12540872 
If you really need to upgrade wait for the GTX 590 (dual GTX580) or just SLI with another 580.

Are you sure it isn't dual 570's that will make a 590?

I haven't checked in a while but didn't think they would use 580's for it. I'm not getting a new GPU until about the time BF3 comes out so hopefully I can afford to do SLI with some 590's redface.gif
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post #12 of 17
Just to be devil's advocate here, one 5870 is far inferior to a 580 but if he got 2 and crossfired them, the 5870's would outperform one 580 in most games and you could get both for around 400-450. A 580 is 500 so he would save money.
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post #13 of 17
If you already own a 580 just stick with it. Did someone buy it for you, I am unsure how you could have bought the card and not know it is the best card on the market...
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post #14 of 17
OP, a GTX 480 can handle a 5870.
Your GTX 580 will wipe the floor with it.

If going AMD now, look the the 2GB 6950 and 2GB 6970.
But with great PhsyX/tessellation performance and a superior driver set, your GTX 580 is a great GPU.

Are you not happy with its performance?
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Grunion, obvious troll is obvious.
    
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post #16 of 17
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Originally Posted by BigFan;12544450 
Guys, he might not be following current gpu and thought they would equate, etc.... Also, ppl should seriously stop replying in a thread with replies such as lol or make sarcastic comments, doesn't help the OP doh.gif


580 SC as mentioned is currently the fastest single chip gpu on the market, I would stick with it. 5970 is dual which can bring problems with it, 5870 is older ATI generation with the new 59xx gpus, so, it'll be a big downgrade. Hope that helps smile.gif

LIES !
EVGA GTX 580 SC - 797MHz Core - 4050 MHz Memory
MSI GTX 580 Twin Frozr II OC - 800 MHz Core - 4096 MHz Memory
Gainward GTX 580 "Golden Sample" - 805 MHz Core - 4200 MHz Memory
EVGA GTX 580 FTW HC2 - 850 MHz Core - 4196 MHz Memory

No wonder OP is all confused when people are spreading false rumors like this biggrin.gif

But seriously, If I swapped my GTX 580 out for a HD 5870, I would be afraid to show my face around OCN.
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post #17 of 17
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Originally Posted by Bastyn99;12546191 
LIES !
EVGA GTX 580 SC - 797MHz Core - 4050 MHz Memory
MSI GTX 580 Twin Frozr II OC - 800 MHz Core - 4096 MHz Memory
Gainward GTX 580 "Golden Sample" - 805 MHz Core - 4200 MHz Memory
EVGA GTX 580 FTW HC2 - 850 MHz Core - 4196 MHz Memory

No wonder OP is all confused when people are spreading false rumors like this biggrin.gif

But seriously, If I swapped my GTX 580 out for a HD 5870, I would be afraid to show my face around OCN.

I think he meant single GPU chip, not manufactoruer.

My 580 is fastest GPU in the market too, it has hypervision boxing3.gif

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