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So a single monster instead of 2 high end... Then upgrading in the future...

Its not like SLI makes you future proof. We will always upgrade GPU's as long as we are gaming. I have yet to run out of GPU power on my single 560, so really unless your running dual monitors or resolution above 1920x1080, its a waste to spend so much on GPU's. $500 of GPU's for a single monitor is just not necessary.

Edit: Actually, you'll probably become obsolete (new tech comes out, DX12 or something) before a single $300 and up GPU runs out of power to play games.

Edit 2: Just noticed the OP's resolution. He does need a big card, or 2 cards.
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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.
Well to be honest with you im in the market for a high end card myself! Yet my SLI GTS-250,s are playing black ops and doing evrything i need still!
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Really its only the gpu that will be a constant upgrade for me. I have no need for a 6 core processor, 12 gigs of ram, a 3 way sli/crossfire 6 gbit usb 3.0 mobo, or SSD... But graphics cards are a must.
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Being on the cutting edge of GPU's is about the worst investment you can make, if your worried about resale or price : performance.
    
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Really its only the gpu that will be a constant upgrade for me. I have no need for a 6 core processor, 12 gigs of ram, a 3 way sli/crossfire 6 gbit ysb 3.0 mobo... But graphics cards are a must.
I will upgrade but my 250,s will go into my family pc ( kiddy games-movies-you tube) I plan on keeping my current rig till its old and grey!!
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2 unlocked 6950s is the best bang for your dollar right now, bar none. It spanks 580s, matches or beats the 6990. 500 bucks... damn.
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2 unlocked 6950s is the best bang for your dollar right now, bar none. It spanks 580s, matches or beats the 6990. 500 bucks... damn.
Actually the gtx 580,s are slightly faster and do out perform the cfx 6970,s. but at $300 cheaper they perform really well, and are a worthy setup!!!

http://www.hardocp.com/article/2011/...70_sli_review/
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Actually the gtx 580,s are slightly faster and do out perform the cfx 6970,s. but at $300 cheaper they perform really well, and are a worthy setup!!!

http://www.hardocp.com/article/2011/...70_sli_review/
No offense but you're bringing up SLI which isn't what I was referring to. Hell you could buy 3 6950s and have money left over for hookas and blow and stomp on SLI 580s even more while spending the same cash.

CFX 6950s = 1 580, that was my point and they are a lot faster.
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No offense but you're bringing up SLI which isn't what I was referring to. Hell you could buy 3 6950s and have money left over for hookas and blow and stomp on SLI 580s even more while spending the same cash.

CFX 6950s = 1 580, that was my point and they are a lot faster.
Ok No worries, you said 580,s !

I agree its a good setup!! Although you never seem to get the same boost with three cards , like you do with two! In fact alot of three way setups i have seen show less a than impressive increase ( vs dual card setups)
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