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post #11 of 27
3x GTX580's would probably beat 2x GTX590's. That's my guess anyway since they clock higher. One advantage may be that 2D/3D surround may benifit since you should be able to use the extra core for PhysX? I am waiting to see more benchmarks but I agree with the others, I would wait until VRM issues are resolved.
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post #13 of 27
just keep the 3 580s dude. 590 is about 1.5x faster than 580 according to an nvidia rep (so numbers might be inflated) and 2 590 will not be 3x faster since quad SLI doesn't scale very well. just keep your cards and be satisfied that you have the fastest graphics subsystem
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post #14 of 27
I usually like to wait 2-3 months after a new card (or any component for that matter) is released just to avoid issues like that.

The 580s are already pretty overkill though since you got 3 of those. Getting 590s at this point is really just for bragging rights. That's how I see it at least.
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post #15 of 27
You could get 2 590's now and wait for the recall just like the P67 mobo's. Either way, even if the Vrams burn they will obviously give you a new PCB at least, probably a revision
post #16 of 27
Get 4 580s will smoke 2x 590

and you only have to buy one more
post #17 of 27
I would just keep the 580's GTX590 is a flop
    
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post #18 of 27
Ha! I totally called the 590 vrm problem. And people said "Oh, its the quality of the vrm's that matters, not quantity". Yeah, bs.
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Keep the 580's.
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I will say this.

4 GPUs does not scale well in games. Sometimes even give low results.
BUT, for surround, it does help, I'll grant it that.

But as said, because of the low amount of VRM, 3x580s is better than the 590s in SLI.

In the end of the day, I would say keep your 580s. Maybe wait until a new version of the cards come out, with higher VRMs or more memory per GPU.
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