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this probably been ask but i cant find the source.

lets me know which one is better.

planning on getting this but idk which one to get.
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GTX580 SLI.... faster + cheaper + cooler + quieter. They just take up more space and use slightly more power.

...unless you plan on quad-SLI or don't have enough PCIe slots.
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Two physical cards >> single PCB dual GPUS.
     
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
GTX580 SLI.... faster + cheaper + cooler.

...unless you plan on quad-SLI or don't have enough PCIe slots.
their defo not cheaper
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post #5 of 15
580s destroy it. (exaggeration). But you will notice a performance increase coming from a 590 no doubt.
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post #6 of 15
SLI 580's will wipe the floor with a 590.

(they'll OC better as well)
post #7 of 15
Not cheaper but better. You only lose space. Dual gtx580 > gtx590
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post #8 of 15
gtx 580 SLI would be better but personally I'd buy a GTX 590 then watercool it
post #9 of 15
All benches point to gtx 580 sli, i would never grab a gtx 590 unless for SOME reason I have only 1 pci express slot
    
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post #10 of 15
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
GTX580 SLI.... faster + cheaper + cooler + quieter. They just take up more space and use slightly more power.

...unless you plan on quad-SLI or don't have enough PCIe slots.
the faster + cooler part is true, but 2 GTX 580 = $1000 GTX 590 = $800
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