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GX470 SLi V GTX580

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I currently have the GTX470 I was planning to buy another for SLi or should I sell mine and just buy asingle GTX580? What are the pros and cons? Cheers
    
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If you already have a GTX470 get another one. Although a single card setup is better in when it comes to power consumption and heat output.
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Get the 470!! especially at the price they are now, you wont have even paid in total what a gtx580 costs and yet your 2 470`s KILL a 580. My 460s kill it, so overclocking the 470s will really kill it. The only downside it power consumtion.
    
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Second GTX 470. They will kill single GTX 580. Only minus is that Your power consumption will be much higher than with single GTX 580.
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Im no tree hugger so power isnt a problem. I am leaning towards the 470 due to price and as long as I can play BF3 maxed out I will be one happy camper.
    
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Another 470, absolutely.
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2x GTX 470 SLI > GTX 580.

By a huge margin.
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Thanks guys mind now made up GTX470 SLi it is. Thanks for the input.
    
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post #9 of 9
3Dmark 11:

Single 470: ~5500
SLi 470s : ~10000

Single 580: ~ 7100

Check out HWBot if you don't believe me
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