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post #11 of 128
580 would be pretty perfect for 1200p, I wouldn't go lower at this point if you have the money.
 
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580? Sounds about right.
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I've added my pc profile as requested.

I think I'll go for the GTX580 then. It should give an extra kick compared to the GTX570 for future games, I suppose.
I got the money for the GTX580, so that doesnt stop me. I'll ordrer the GTX580, thx guys.
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I've added my pc profile as requested.

I think I'll go for the GTX580 then. It should give an extra kick compared to the GTX570 for future games, I suppose.
I got the money for the GTX580, so that doesnt stop me. I'll ordrer the GTX580, thx guys.
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I've added my pc profile as requested.

I think I'll go for the GTX580 then. It should give an extra kick compared to the GTX570 for future games, I suppose.
I got the money for the GTX580, so that doesnt stop me. I'll ordrer the GTX580, thx guys.
Well, it's entirely up to you as I said earlier. An HD 6970 will give better FPS or same for less in these games (judging from my experience with this card after a week):

Crysis
Crysis Warhead
GTA IV
Black Ops
    
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Get a GTX580 if are willing to spend that much

It's the fastest single GPU card on that planet atm and I could not be happier with the performance I'm getting from my baby.

I am always an advocate of getting the best GPU solution you can afford. In the long run it will save you money. Especially if you want to OC. The 570 has cheap VRM's (like the 590) as is prone to essentially catching fire if pushed too hard. The 580 doesn't suffer from this issue and the ASUS DirectCUII 580 and MSI Lightning GTX580 are non-reference with even beefier VRM's and overclock like crazy.

So the 580 gets my vote
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Well, it's entirely up to you as I said earlier. An HD 6970 will give better FPS or same for less in these games (judging from my experience with this card after a week):

Crysis
Crysis Warhead
GTA IV
Black Ops
Every single one of those games suffers from terrible coding. Not the GPU's fault that the devs wrote crap, poorly optimised code. or in the case of Crysis, use a poorly optimised engine along with poorly optimised code.

The 580 trumps the 6970
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post #18 of 128
If you're a devoted Crysis series & Metro 2033 (GPU hogs!) player, you will be more happier with the 580
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Yea I know about the HD6970. But for the last 4 years ive been running nvidia, and I dont have any complain for it. So I'm just gonna stick with it.

I know I sound like an dumb nvidia fanboy, but I dont see any reason for switching it out, since it have worked so well for me, for the last 4 years.

Btw how much watt does a GTX580 consume? Ive seen reviews where they stated +400w. But they never wrote anything, if it was for the whole system or just for the GTX580 alone.
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Originally Posted by wendigo4700 View Post
Btw how much watt does a GTX580 consume? Ive seen reviews where they stated +400w. But they never wrote anything, if it was for the whole system or just for the GTX580 alone.
Please read... http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforce-gtx-580-review/7

It's basically consisted with other reviews.
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