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I can not decide on a card. I know that I am not going to SLI/Xfire in the beginning. I'd like a single card that will run the current games in 1920 X 1080 with max settings. I currently play BF, COD:BO, Portal 2, WOW (I know), and any other popular games. I can spend up to $900 (US) on a card but would rather not. I was looking at a GTX 580 for $500 on Newegg.

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Originally Posted by Gredyk View Post
I can not decide on a card. I know that I am not going to SLI/Xfire in the beginning. I'd like a single card that will run the current games in 1920 X 1080 with max settings. I currently play BF, COD:BO, Portal 2, WOW (I know), and any other popular games. I can spend up to $900 (US) on a card but would rather not. I was looking at a GTX 580 for $500 on Newegg.

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wait for gtx580 3gb,
its releasing this month,
the 3gb VRAM will help u for gaming in that resolution,
if msi releases a twin frozr model of gtx580 3gb then grab that,
Hope I helped u
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The 580 is a good card, it just depends on how much you want to spend. The 570, 6970 and 6950 are all good cards for that resolution too.
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If u dont like to wait for the 3gb version then get this:
msi gtx580 lightning,
its the best gtx580 out in the market,
cost- $525
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The 3gb 580 is overkill for 1920x1080, I wouldn't buy that unless you are looking too run 3 monitors.
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This. Another vote for the HD 6970.
    
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