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Just Get the GTX580 if you are after the Performance/Power Consumption and dont care about the price..
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And yet a 4870 x2 is faster than 4870 crossfire? You can't assume 2 will be faster than one. Especially if benchmarks haven't even been released yet.

And the new ATI drivers did increase performance, for those who can install the drivers V_V
Ugg. Me as well as many others have issues with the new drivers with the 4870x2. BSOD, instability, etc
First off, you're comparing ATI to an Nvidia debate.

Give me one example regarding Nvidia cards.

Next.
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First off, you're comparing ATI to an Nvidia debate.

Give me one example regarding Nvidia cards.

Next.
http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/6848...00gtx-sli.html

There is an example. At the same clocks, the 9800gx2 beats 9800gtx in sli.
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. This isn't a new concept and if you are expecting the 590 to be faster than 2 580's then you're in for a shock.

Then over clock them... This is the same junk espoused by those who state that a 5970 = 2x 5850s... That simply isn't true as they are in fact 5870 dies under clocked.

Over clock them. Nothing is preventing you from doing so.
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