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I'm very impressed with this little card.

Before I'd get 74fps in Bad Company 2 on my benchmark run with the two GTX260's.

Now I get 98fps avg. in DX11 mode.(Again this is on my benchmark, multi-player results vary but still screaming)

Before Metro 2033 would choke on max DX10 settings, low 20's.

Now I'm hitting 35-40 fps w/ tessellation and that godsawful DoF effect. Little low but great considering my old setup.

Very impressed so far!
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Very cool!! Nice upgrade brother! I am upgrading to a gtx580 from sli gts 250,s so im expecting similiar results!!!
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I love my card. Folds at 1000 core, games at 975
 
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I have noticed one thing, my second monitor's signal output is a little blurry. I bought this used as an open box item on newegg and it looks like DVI connection 2 puts out a slightly blurred video signal. However plugging it into my gtx260 clears up the problem. Eh, I guess this might be why it was returned originally but seems like a minor issue.
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Very cool!! Nice upgrade brother! I am upgrading to a gtx580 from sli gts 250,s so im expecting similiar results!!!
Heh, I think you're probably going to see a much nicer jump than I
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hmm what stage in metro? i fall to the 23Fps range when s**t hits the fan with everything turned up.
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Haha, yeah i suspect it'll be worse in fight scenes. I tested it during the "Ghosts" stage because that was on my quicksave file. I don't plan on keeping DoF on, too freaking overbearing. Though it does give the game a little creepier feel.

Also I have AA at minimum settings. Everything else is full up. I might check and see how much difference having the dedicated PhysX gpu is making.
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Heh, I think you're probably going to see a much nicer jump than I
Yeah but my billfold is much lighter now also !!
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You have to love a game that can put your GPU at 96% utilization on the splash screen! O_O

The PhysX card isn't really doing anything most of the time, so it looks like the 560 is pulling most of the weight.
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You have to love a game that can put your GPU at 96% utilization on the splash screen! O_O

The PhysX card isn't really doing anything most of the time, so it looks like the 560 is pulling most of the weight.
There's not that much physX effects in Metro. If you ever hit >10% usage on the 260 I'd be surprised. Mafia 2 and Batman AA are the only games that will hit the physX card all that hard.

I think the splash screen is sorta 'calibrated' to the game itself, like the FPS you get in it is roughly representative of what you'll get in the game.

If I was you with that setup I'd be running : DX11, High, Tess On, No DoF, Advanced physX On. See if you can get away w/4xAA. I sorta doubt you'll be able to play the game on VH w/o getting some major lag on a regular basis, but if you are tolerant of FPS drops into the 20's ... go for it
    
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