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I hear this statement most of the time. Is this really true? I'm the kind of person who likes to max out every game i play with 8XAA and 16XAF. And i expect no less than constant 60FPS. Can a 580 (or an overclocked one) really give that to me?

Also what about 1080p resolution? I might also upgrade to a 1080p monitor later.
Edited by Nautilus - 3/18/11 at 3:58pm
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For 1680x1050 a GTX580 should be an overkill.
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ummmmm. Short answer, especially at that resolution, yes.
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I hear this statement most of the time. Is this really true? I'm the kind of person who likes to max out every game i play with 8XAA and 16XAF. And i expect no less than constant 60FPS. Can a 580 (or an overclocked one) really give that to me?

Also what about 1080p resolution? I might also upgrade to a 1080p monitor.
..Isn't the 6870 "enough" for 1680 x 1050? Maybe not with x8 AA, but still.
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I'd say yes, but if you have to have maxed AA and AF then any single card setup will struggle at higher resolutions (such as 1080p).
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OVERKILL! a 580 is enough for 2560xblah
 
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Heck a GTX470 is overkill @ 1680x1050.
    
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..Isn't the 6870 "enough" for 1680 x 1050? Maybe not with x8 AA, but still.
It's a midrange card with mediocre performance at best. There are truckload of games that i can't max out let alone turning on the AA+AF.

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Heck a GTX470 is overkill @ 1680x1050.
Umm i think you haven't read my first post. I'm talking about @highest detail with 8xaa and 16xaf.
Edited by Nautilus - 3/18/11 at 4:03pm
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post #9 of 47
Upgrade your monitor instead or first if you want the 580, but yeah 580 is overkill.
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ya mega overkill my 8800 gts 512 sli max's almost every game at 1680x1050 ....
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