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Personally if I was in the market for something new right now I'd grab me two unlockable 6950 2GB cards ... you can get two of them for about the same price as a 580, and they will completely destroy it.

But that's just me
I prefer single card solution. No hassel, long list omitted. The one card plays em all maxed anyway. But I fully understand, this is OCN and there's no real word for over kill.
     
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i have 2 GTX580 on a 1920x1200 monitor, overkill is why am here OCN...ftw.
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Whats...overkill?

When you pwn your enemies cause you can render frames faster than they can?

There's no such thing as overkill. Hell this is Overkill.net!

I went from a 570 OC'd to 850core and upgraded to a 580 with the same OC and it screams!

Won't have to worry about dropping below 30FPS anymore.
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Whats...overkill?

When you pwn your enemies cause you can render frames faster than they can?

There's no such thing as overkill. Hell this is Overkill.net!

I went from a 570 OC'd to 850core and upgraded to a 580 with the same OC and it screams!

Won't have to worry about dropping below 30FPS anymore.
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In my book it's only overkill when you stand no chance of actually benefiting from the purchase. Like getting a GTX580 when you run a 1024x768 screen, or when you're rocking a Pentium 4.

1920x1200, though? There's hella games out there that, maxed out, will drag a single 580 down below 60fps. Ergo, it is NOT overkill.

In fact, I'd even say it's the appropriate single card solution for that resolution, assuming your goal is to be able to play the latest, most graphically-challenging games at max settings.
    
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With my GTX 580 SLI and a 1900x1200 lcd you can max your vram in games like Batman. I use 1400 vram avg. and seen it go to 1500. Far Cry max settings uses about 1k vram. Im not too sure overkill is the right word.
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I i were u i would get the 580 & not worry about upgrading in the future
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In fact, I'd even say it's the appropriate single card solution for that resolution, assuming your goal is to be able to play the latest, most graphically-challenging games at max settings.
could you name some that are good?
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one gtx580 is never enough...
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Get a 580 or for $275 you can pick up a nice used 480, still a beast of a card.
Edited by Sheyster - 4/30/11 at 5:23pm
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