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Here's the basic rundown. I have a 3DTV now, and I want to take advantage of nVidia's 3DTV Play software. I want a single slot solution that will best my current two cards. I want to be able to play all current games at 1080p at >60 FPS, mostly high details. I'm not sure which of nVidia's current offering will do this. I don't want to go to another SLi setup, I want to rock a new card out for a while, then in a while when the price drops, I'll buy another and get a hefty boost to performance. Suggestions?

Edit: WOW it's been a while since I've posted. Updating my system right now...
Edit2: Done
Edited by McFuggin - 3/13/11 at 11:16am
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Nvidia GeForce GTX 580
Nvidia GeForce GTX 570

either one of those will serve you well
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Wow, you have a BFG motherboard according to sig? Never knew such a thing existed.

Anyways ... I'd say your current setup is probably a little slower than a GTX460. So ... 460, 470, 560, 480, 570, 580 (that's the order of ascending perf, although some are very close to equal) would be your logical upgrades, depending on your budget.
    
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My setup is quite capable, which is why I'm having such a hard time deciding. I want to keep my budget as small as possible, but if I'm going to spend over $200, another $50-$100 isn't out of the question to MAKE SURE the upgrade is worth it. I was figuring a 560Ti would be an acceptable jump in performance. I've been looking around, but I can't find a SINGLE article that has 2x 8800GTS's against the current stuff. I can't be the only one around with two of these.

Edit: Impatience kicked in. I ordered a factory overclocked Gigabyte 560Ti. Hope I'm happy with it, thanks for the input.
Edited by McFuggin - 3/13/11 at 12:17pm
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