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should i go 3 way sli 470s and will my power supply do the job? or 2 waysli 470s and 260 a phisx?
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Just get 3way 560. About the same price, better OCability, less power usage, less heat, less noise.

EDIT: Yes, I am an idiot. I am aware of this.
Edited by Concorde105 - 3/9/11 at 3:23pm
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why i have 1 470. so how is it cheeper?
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why i have 1 470. so how is it cheeper?
he didnt see it probaly, but i would just do two cards though, i think you may be pushing it with three
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Oh. Right. *facepalm*

In that case, I'd recommend 2 x 470s. What resolution are you playing it, anyway?
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Here is the link shown scale for 2x vs. 3x GTX470. Probably go for 2x.
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Originally Posted by Concorde105 View Post
Just get 3way 560. About the same price, better OCability, less power usage, less heat, less noise.
470s overclock better than 560s.

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why i have 1 470. so how is it cheeper?
Would 2 not suit your needs? 3 would be good but you'll probably some issues in games + loads of microstutter. I would get 2 + 260 Physx (how many games use physx anyway? not many, but i see you fold). If you really must, then 3, but otherwise I would go with 2.
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Originally Posted by Concorde105 View Post
Just get 3way 560. About the same price, better OCability, less power usage, less heat, less noise.
You can't 3 way 560's... lol lame 0
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hmmm.. i would go for sli 470's, theres not such a big jump between sli and 3-way imo (in terms of fps) .. but if you later need the power down the road get one when you need it
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Screw this go for the three-way if you can afford it and if your case can fit it. I'm sure a 1000w power supply could handle the job just fine.
    
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