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i would say 560 in sli biggrin.gif
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Dual 560's with a heavy OC would be nice, but I'd rather have a single monster card myself. Seems to be a trend of new release games not supporting sli/cfx at launch. That has got to be annoying.
    
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post #13 of 35
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So a single monster instead of 2 high end... Then upgrading in the future...
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post #14 of 35
I say either a single GTX 580 now and potentially get a second in the future if you need it or two 6950's (which can be unlocked to 6970's by the way...)
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two 6950's (which can be unlocked to 6970's by the way...)
That was my original plan but first off, some people say they seriously mess up their card trying to unlock them. And second, the reference cards are supposedly dying out as ati made a rev 2 6950.
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post #16 of 35
You can get a Sparkle GTX 580 for $465 after MIR with limited lifetime warranty.
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post #17 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jov4nTh3Yu9o;12825152 
That was my original plan but first off, some people say they seriously mess up their card trying to unlock them. And second, the reference cards are supposedly dying out as ati made a rev 2 6950.

Just remember a single gtx 580, is still one of the most powerful single cards out today! Behind th 6990, and the upcoming 590. Both well over your budget!!

Dont see how you could go wrong with a single GTX 580, then when the price drops throw a second 580 in! That setup will be respectable for a while.
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post #18 of 35
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Dont see how you could go wrong with a single GTX 580, then when the price drops throw a second 580 in! That setup will be respectable for a while.
I like the thought, but I have no clue when I'll have the money for a second one.. Free enterprise sucks, I remember paying $500-600 for my 4870x2..But now its worth maybe $200 at best. 2 years from now the 580 is going to be the same.
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post #19 of 35
Honestly as a current ATi owner, the way the drivers are just getting worse and worse, my opinion is to go for the nVidia alternative.
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post #20 of 35
560 sli or 570 sli or asus 580 dcu2
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