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Lol @ 6990 post - future proof jelly?

You guys with the pricing flaming: A pair here in Denmark goes for about 500-550.
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Originally Posted by WhitePrQjser;12684550 
Lol @ 6990 post - future proof jelly?

You guys with the pricing flaming: A pair here in Denmark goes for about 500-550.

Well that changes things a little. If those are the prices over there than more power to you but here it's completely different pricing. And I wasn't trying to flame when i listed those prices. I was posting a set of references to show how much they are selling for here.
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I just swapped my 2 x 460s for a single GTX570 - I lost around 4k vantage marks but games seem to run smoother, and its in a single card, I would maybe recommend getting a single 570 or if you can afford go for a 580.

If i even plan on upgrading im just going to bob another 570 in the mix, at this time though, for the games I play (all fully maxed out at 1920 x 1200) theres no point for me having more, unless your chasing benchmarks

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Quote:
Originally Posted by WhitePrQjser;12684550 
Lol @ 6990 post - future proof jelly?

You guys with the pricing flaming: A pair here in Denmark goes for about 500-550.

You'll have to move them locally then, 460s have been selling for $300 a pair here for months now.
    
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Originally Posted by paulharrison123;12684605 
I just swapped my 2 x 460s for a single GTX570 - I lost around 4k vantage marks but games seem to run smoother, and its in a single card, I would maybe recommend getting a single 570 or if you can afford go for a 580.

If i even plan on upgrading im just going to bob another 570 in the mix, at this time though, for the games I play (all fully maxed out at 1920 x 1200) theres no point for me having more, unless your chasing benchmarks

Sounds good, actually smile.gif

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Originally Posted by VW_TDI_02;12684595 
Well that changes things a little. If those are the prices over there than more power to you but here it's completely different pricing. And I wasn't trying to flame when i listed those prices. I was posting a set of references to show how much they are selling for here.

Yeah, but I can't use that list 'cause I don't live in the US tongue.gif
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Im doing the same as OP but got me a pair of GTX 580's. Anything else does not make sence to me. It will double you gpu power. Get 1 now if you dont have the money for 2.
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Originally Posted by Desert Rat;12684647 
Im doing the same as OP but got me a pair of GTX 580's. Anything else does not make sence to me. It will double you gpu power. Get 1 now if you dont have the money for 2.

I can't just buy two cards for such a large amount of money. I'm saving for a driver's license and an apartment for me and my girl.

One GTX 570 now, and one more in two months would be, what I would do...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Beelzeboss;12684546 
I went from GTX 460 HAWK SLI to GTX 560 TF2 SLI, here's a little bench:

460 SLI @ 900/1000

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560 SLI @ 1000/1100

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hey mate my 460s get the same as ur 560s xD i get like a min of 41 and around 62 avg
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2x HD 6950 will be a notable upgrade over 2x GTX 460. Especially if you unlock them both.
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Get the 6950's, I play at 1920x1080 and my old 1Gb 5850's were memory bound.

If you play the STALKER series with the complete mods or Crysis woth the available texture packs then you will benefit from the 6950's 2Gb VRAM.

I also beleive that 2 unlicked 6950's are faster then SLI GTX 570
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