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post #11 of 16
get it and Sell both cards and get a GTX 590

Here is what you get
- you keep your PSU
- you get lower noise levels
- you only use 1 PCI-E slot
- you get some change in your pocket
- you get a FAST FAST gpu too.
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post #12 of 16
God that 6990 + 580 will sound like Moses parting the Red Sea
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post #13 of 16
You don't need 580 for a dedicated PhysX card. Way overkill. Grab a cheap 9800/8800 or better but weaker than a 560.
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post #14 of 16
Sell the 6990 and get another GTX 580 in Sli, Destroys everything and you would save money.
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post #15 of 16
You can give me your GTX580 and I'll give you a GTX 460 and call it even:D

In all seriousness, having a GTX 580 for PhysX is totally overkill. Also, there is only a handful of games supporting PhysX. Not worth the trouble and also a few members have mentioned, your PSU is not enough to support both the 6990 and the GTX 580.
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post #16 of 16
The only reaction I will give to seeing a setup like this will be thus:

O_O

Hehehehe, twin 6990s and a 580 for PhysX anyone?
     
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