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Couldn't find any benchmarks for 2x 3GB GTX580 in SLI, only single cards. I'm specifically looking for 2560x1600 resolution ones on new games. Anyone seen 'em around?

EDIT! This one guy on [H] did it!

3x 30" HD+ res screens. Portrait mode, though, and not really indicative.

Dude's rig: http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1588587
Benchies: http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1600522
Edited by MeeMoo220 - 4/13/11 at 1:56pm
post #2 of 13
I don't think it makes a whole lot of difference at that resolution except for some select games.

I think there was a user here that did some benchmarks with 3 monitor surround.
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Yah, I know. It's just that the 590 is a disaster, so I was thinking that the best setup would be 2x 3GB Palit ones with 2 fans and whatnot.
post #4 of 13
Palit and Gainward are not the only playes with GTX580 3GB. Inno3D has also joined in recently with their version:
http://xtreview.com/addcomment-id-15725-view-inno-3d-GeForce-GTX-580-Hawk.html
Depending on your geographical location, you will get different colour of the fans, I suppose.
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The 3Gb Palit version will be only a few fps better due to its higher stock clock.
The 3Gb only comes in handy when running very large resolutions and a lot of textures. These cards are more geared towards 3D Vision users and Nvidia Surround.
The normal GTX 580's 1.5Gb should be just fine, unless you want to spend an extra $90
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you will only realize the benefit of 3 GB when you are running 3 30" panels 2560x4800.
otherwise save money and get the normal version.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by thealex132;12956450 
The normal GTX 580's 1.5Gb should be just fine

Nope. Not enough.

Overpriced 1000$ Nvidia 580 1.5Gb SLI is looking really bad here in that recent review. Look at 2560X1600 4XAA/8XAA results... And with 3 demanding titles TODAY. So future games will only get worst...

Try to find 580 3Gb if you can find one. Much better. Why do you think EVGA and Nvidia are suddenly pushing those 580 3 Gb? It,s really simple. Because recent benchmarks like those makes those 580 1.5GB SLI look really BAD for the 1000$ price... So they had to react

Or look again at the results. 6990+6970 Tri-Fire is MUCH better then 580 1.5gb SLI. Same 1000$ price, 2 cards against 2 cards.

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Levesque;12958501 
Nope. Not enough.

Overpriced 1000$ Nvidia 580 1.5Gb SLI is looking really bad here in that recent review. Look at 2560X1600 4XAA/8XAA results... And with 3 demanding titles TODAY. So future games will only get worst...

Try to find 580 3Gb if you can find one. Much better. Why do you think EVGA and Nvidia are suddenly pushing those 580 3 Gb? It,s really simple. Because recent benchmarks like those makes those 580 1.5GB SLI look really BAD for the 1000$ price... So they had to react

Or look again at the results. 6990+6970 Tri-Fire is MUCH better then 580 1.5gb SLI. Same 1000$ price, 2 cards against 2 cards.

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Yeah rolleyes.gif
I was talking about his needs.
Preferably get the 3GB unless you are on a tight budget and its 2 GPU's vs 3 GPU's. Nvidia is more expensive but 3 Way SLI 580 3GB beats 6970 trifire or 6990+6970 tongue.gif

Plus fanboyism is stupid. Who ever is the best is the best.
Value for $ is really thrown out when youre getting a 580 anyway, but its a beast.
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Bump! This one guy on [H] did it!

3x 30" HD+ res screens. Portrait mode, though, and not really indicative.

Dude's rig: http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1588587
Benchies: http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1600522
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You should check Vega's scaling thread. He did his benching with 3GB Palit's @ 4800 X 2560. http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/988583-vegas-sli-scaling-thread.html


edit: lol same guy different forum.
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