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It will look nicer because of the higher resolution, but it's never necercary unless something breaks
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just tell me plz,since i only run single 580 , do i have to switch moniter from tv lcd res 1360x768 to 1080p ?? is that will be any beneficial?
at that low a resolution, your GPU usage will be a certain percent, it won't really go any higher since you should be able to max out your fps , however, at that point on , it becomes more reliant on CPU clockspeed at lower fps,

your gpu has "met the requirements" for drawing resolution and textures 1360-768, now your cpu has to keep the flow continuous and constant, where clock speed would matter



your fine either way looking at your rig stats
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I keep hearing this now then, that cards like the 580, the 6990, and the upcoming 590 are a "huge waste on a 1080P monitor" and that anybody "would be an idiot to buy one". Why????????

I think I understand the reason, but there are many games that still run slow (<60FPS) at the highest of settings @1080P, so how are these cards a waste?
Because some people don't realize that Antialiasing exists and it goes all the way to 32x

Also they don't realize how much better the image looks with AA. For some people having the game options maxed without Antialiasing is good enough so they just rather get something like a GTX 460
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*This*
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Waste is not the correct word here, Overkill is
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Games I personally Own that can make the 580 struggle at least in a few places.



Crysis (of course)
Metro (crappy game engine but still)
Dragon Age 2 (DX11 Hi res textures, this might be current nvidia drivers).
Just cause 2 (just in a few areas mostly 50FPS+ though)



So no the 580 is not a waste for 1080P, thats a myth.
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Let's talk four GTX 580s and three 30" monitors.
    
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GTX 580 is not a waste for 1080p, i can hardly keep over 60fps in alot of newer games with one fully maxed out
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Let's talk four GTX 580s and three 30" monitors.
there's actually a guy on this forum with such a setup.
he gets very decent (aka 50-60 fps) on all games maxed out.
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wish my economy allowed for that
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This is OCN.net

The question shouldn´t be if a card is relevant or overkill rather than how far can it be overclocked to be able to achieve the successors performance level.

Also all this DX11 ,tessellation etc hype is in my oppinion more advertisement than reality right now.
A statement has been made a few pages back that"580,590 and 6990 might be overkill now but in 6-8 months they will be able to be fully used".

I personally think that this is not there purpose.
By the time tessellation and DX11 have reached their peak in development and games are fully capable of ultimately taking advantage out of them a new branch of graphic chips will arrive which are not only destined and specified for the performance requirements but in one word just evolved.

All this hype is just the end of a generation of gpus, I am sure 28 nm will bring innovations and be more suited for what´s to come.
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