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post #41 of 128
not overkill but save up for a pair of GTX 590's
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Dual gtx590s is just plain stupid. First Dont get a gtx590 until they have been redesigned, I would never get a GPU/CPU that I couldnt overclock with the worry I might destroy it. Obviously this is the risk taken by overclocking anything but the 590 was just poorly designed in terms of VRM like the gtx570.
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This is it guys. I'm 1 click away from ordrering my Asus DirectCuII GTX580.

Is there plenty of headroom on my PSU when I get the card? Or do I need to step it up to +850w?

A bigger headroom on the PSU = more quiet PSU. And thats what I want.
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post #44 of 128
750 is enough for any sli settup, look at my sig, click and read the quotes

edit: ALMOST any sli setup, 480s need an 850w
Edited by phantasmor - 4/28/11 at 2:07pm
post #45 of 128
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Originally Posted by wendigo4700;13309492 
This is it guys. I'm 1 click away from ordrering my Asus DirectCuII GTX580.

Go for it! Push that button! thumb.gif You wont regret it /*looks at my sig*/
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Originally Posted by wendigo4700;13309492 
Is there plenty of headroom on my PSU when I get the card? Or do I need to step it up to +850w?

A bigger headroom on the PSU = more quiet PSU. And thats what I want.

Your PSU is fine for one of those.
post #46 of 128
Quote:
Originally Posted by wendigo4700;13309492 
This is it guys. I'm 1 click away from ordrering my Asus DirectCuII GTX580.

Is there plenty of headroom on my PSU when I get the card? Or do I need to step it up to +850w?

A bigger headroom on the PSU = more quiet PSU. And thats what I want.

DO IT! DirectCUII cards are the best!
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post #47 of 128
I vote 580 you will like the little bit of extra power it has at 1920x1080! It will be future proof longer!

I would vote for the 580 MSI Lightning version personally!
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post #48 of 128
Grab the 570 if your playing a 60Hz monitor. 570s already handle 98-99% of games out there 60FPS at 1200/1080.

edit: Oh you already made up your decision. You probably won't regret it either way! I'd look into the 580 Lightning also.
Your PSU is enough to handle 570s in SLI, but you'll need to upgrade to a 850w if you wanna go 580 SLI in the future with good enough headroom for overclocking.
Edited by LivingChampion - 4/28/11 at 2:49pm
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post #49 of 128
Overkill? This is ocn! The extra VRAM will be much worth it.
    
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post #50 of 128
No! Get the MSI Lightning!
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