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I'm looking to upgrade soon. I was planning on getting another 460 for sli but I scrapped that. I now am thinking about getting a 570 then picking up another one when BF3 comes out for SLI. I really only game and fold. And suggestions for cards? I only play BC2 GTA and Crysis. For my budget I'd like to stay around $350 not a huge deal If I go a bit over.
    
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460 SLI is your best option in terms of price and performance gain
however, if you want to go 570 SLi, then by all means go for it!
i don't see any game taking advantage of 570 SLi at 1920 resolutions, but more power is better right?
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post #3 of 33
also if you go of a 570 in sli you will need a new PSU

Also alot of the 570s have been dying due to bad VRMs...

so maybe look at spending a bit more and get a 580... or look at a 480....
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Could I max gta with 460 sli? When I do the benchmark and the only thing holding me back is my graphics card.

I just want to gurentee I can max BF3 when I comes out.
Edited by Daris1015 - 4/5/11 at 4:28pm
    
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post #5 of 33
460 sli either rivals or beats a gtx 580
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Originally Posted by hodgoes2001 View Post
also if you go of a 570 in sli you will need a new PSU

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the TX 650 should be capable, it would be nearing the limit but it would work.
Edited by Evil262 - 4/5/11 at 4:49pm
     
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i vote for 460 SLi. it rivals/beats a GTX580. so SLi is 100% worth it!
btw we dont know BF3's sys reqs, but MOAR POWAH IS BETTAH.
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the TX 650 should be capable, it would be nearing the limit but it would work.
this.
but it would be pushing it.
i suggest a 750w just to be safe, but corsair tends to underrate their PSUs. so it should handle it.
    
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Could I max gta with 460 sli? When I do the benchmark and the only thing holding me back is my graphics card.

I just want to gurentee I can max BF3 when I comes out.
My SINGLE GTX460 maxes the game out.
    
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@ what res though? 1280x1024?

Joking, of course. I was going to say; my 470 maxes it without a problem.
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@ what res though? 1280x1024?

Joking, of course. I was going to say; my 470 maxes it without a problem.
1920x1080p.
    
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