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570 vs 580 Worth the $130 difference?

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I can right now get a 570 for $300
and I can get a 580 for $430

which one is worth it?
Am I going to see a massive difference between those two
by paying $130 more?
post #2 of 6
There isn't really a huge difference. I would say that if you are gaming at 1920x1080 and you just looking for playable fps at high graphics settings then the 570 would be fine for your needs. Here is a review of the gtx 570. Look at the benchmarks pages to see how it performs compared to the gtx 580.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/4051/n...-in-the-gaps/9
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post #3 of 6
what games do you mostly play? at what resolution?
post #4 of 6
the 570 can still hold up to 1080p gaming..so just save the spare bucks for something..
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At 1900x1200 and lower you wont be able to tell the difference between a 570 and a 580 except in a few games and benchmarks.
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I don't think so, but thats just my take.... there is some upside.

320bit compared to 384bit.
1280MB compared to 1536MB.

If I was looking at the 580, I would probably only consider the 3GB version at this point.
The 1.5GB 580 is one sick GPU, and the fastest single GPU solution by far when overclocked on water.
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