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post #11 of 21
is the 580 a singe gpu card?
 
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post #12 of 21
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Originally Posted by sotorious View Post
is the 580 a singe gpu card?
Yes. To the poster who said ATI and Nvidia are closely matched now in terms of CFX and SLI. ATI seems to have made more revisions to their CFX to keep up with SLI (or so I've noticed).

EDIT: Looks like three revisions.
Edited by TheSchlaf - 3/12/11 at 2:03am
post #13 of 21
I'm looking for a good single gpu to replace this 5970
 
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post #14 of 21
The 580 is a single GPU, but the 5970 is slightly faster overall...
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post #15 of 21
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I'm looking for a good single gpu to replace this 5970
One physical card or single GPU total?
post #16 of 21
Nvidia will be discouraging people from Quad SLI´ing the 590.
Quote:"Nvidia will not be recommending Quad SLI of the GTX 590 until further notice"
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post #17 of 21
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Nvidia will be discouraging people from Quad SLI´ing the 590.
Quote:"Nvidia will not be recommending Quad SLI of the GTX 590 until further notice"
Probably because the computer couldn't contain that much awesomeness and would explode (think of all the injuries Nvidia would be liable for).
post #18 of 21
ATI are nowhere close to NVIDIA's SLI. I've been using 2 generations of CFX solutions and compared to my friend's GTX480 SLI rig, ATI performance is all over the place. Super FPS in once place, very low in others ... ATI still can't do drivers properly!
 
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post #19 of 21
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ATI are nowhere close to NVIDIA's SLI. I've been using 2 generations of CFX solutions and compared to my friend's GTX480 SLI rig, ATI performance is all over the place. Super FPS in once place, very low in others ... ATI still can't do drivers properly!
Would you look at this?
A single 6990 stock is punishing 5 vertical screens in extreme eyefinity playing Dirt 3 on all high settings with 16xAA and 32xAF ..I do not wanna see this thing in Quad SLI lol. But the consumption is just insane.
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Originally Posted by Kung Pow View Post
Would you look at this?
A single 6990 stock is punishing 5 vertical screens in extreme eyefinity playing Dirt 3 on all high settings with 16xAA and 32xAF ..I do not wanna see this thing in Quad SLI lol. But the consumption is just insane.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0trpS6iLssg
That does note really help me. When the 5870 came out, I bought two for 1200 euros. Set up CFX and guess what? I was their beta tester for 1 year!!! Even today my rig has crap performance in some games.


1. Multi monitor flicker.
2. Dirt 2, need to disable one card, even with fixes or no fixes.
3. SC II need to disable CFX if I wanna play the last stage. With CFX I end up in the 15FPS
4. Photoshop CS5 Driver recovery, etc, etc
 
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