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Sli 460 vs sli 580

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Hey guys my buddy is thinking of upgrading his video cards but he isnt sure if its worth to upgrade now or if he should wait to upgrade..

He has the 460's and he is looking at getting the 580s in preperation for the new games commin out soon.. Or should he wait for the next gen cards??

What you guys think- thanks
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what resolution is he playing at?
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Originally Posted by wtRiViaL View Post
what resolution is he playing at?
+1

if it aint going over 1680x1050 then its NOT worth it..
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Even at 1080 not worth the money unless he's got spare money and nothing else to spend it on
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Even if he's at 1080p, 460s outperform a 580 so why bother with the upgrade? Tell him to just hold out until next series.
    
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+1 for not upgrading...usually wait until you find out that your hardware can't handle it than upgrade it...if it ain't broken dont fix it...
    
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I always wonder the same for me with my 2x 580's. Now I run games at 2560x1600, I take it that I am in a different boat??
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post #8 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by CSHawkeye View Post
I always wonder the same for me with my 2x 580's. Now I run games at 2560x1600, I take it that I am in a different boat??
2x 590s and 3x U3011 monitors... do it!
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I swapped my 460s for a single 570 in view of being able to add another one when games I play struggle, the 460s were much quicker and it was noticable - a vantage test lost me 4.5k

Not that it really matters to much - games all play fine!
    
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post #10 of 13
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Well he was going to go is sli 580's not just one.. he plays on 2 27 inch monitors at 1920x1080..
If that helps at alll..

He wants to be able to play all games pretty high basically...
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