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Sell 570s, get Asus 580??

Poll Results: What to do.

Poll expired: Apr 27, 2011  
  • 54% (30)
    Keep the SLI EVGA 570s
  • 36% (20)
    Get that beastly Asus Direct CU GTX 580
  • 9% (5)
    Other, please explain
55 Total Votes  
post #1 of 54
Thread Starter 
Keep my SLI 570's, or get a Asus Direct CU 580.....
The question is simple, what should I do...
See the way I look at it , in a year I will have two cards that have depreciated in value as opposed to one...
Also with me moving out soon I am concerned about the electric bill from a SLI 570s rig... Should I be concerned? Or just stick with what I have?
Edited by Capwn - 4/23/11 at 1:46pm
post #2 of 54
Waste imo.

Unless you can sell for minimal loss.
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post #3 of 54
I'd get a single GTX580 since i always like single card solution than 2x. If you're going with one then the DCII is the one to get, really cool n quiet card.
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post #4 of 54
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Originally Posted by Stefy View Post
Waste imo.

Unless you can sell for minimal loss.
When its all said and done, I should actually pocket like 200$... If I go with the 580.
post #5 of 54
I would say you don't need SLI 570's. I don't think anyone needs SLI 570's unless they are doing some intense CUDA applications. If all your doing is gaming at a resolution of 1900 x 1200 or lower then a 580 is all you need.

Plus save on power.
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post #6 of 54
Stick with what you have. Just hold out for kelper.
 
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post #7 of 54
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Phantom123 View Post
I would say you don't need SLI 570's. I don't think anyone needs SLI 570's unless they are doing some intense CUDA applications. If all your doing is gaming at a resolution of 1900 x 1200 or lower then a 580 is all you need.

Plus save on power.
Interesting insight, Thank you

And
Quote:
Originally Posted by nagle3092 View Post
Stick with what you have. Just hold out for kelper.
See I could hold out for keplar and only have ONE 580 that has lost value , instead of two 570s I paid full price for.
post #8 of 54
the thing is 2 570s in sli > than one 580, and you WILL need that if you go for a multiple monitor setup

and i don't think you save that much on electricity, if you do i want to see the numbers, and the reports verifying those numbers, at least 3
post #9 of 54
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Quote:
Originally Posted by phantasmor View Post
the thing is 2 570s in sli > than one 580, and you WILL need that if you go for a multiple monitor setup
But with a multi monitor setup the 570s would choke out on Vram.. I like my settings MAXXED... If keplar turns out to be nothing special.. SLI Direct CU 580s it is... idk, Kinda seems like I have my mind made up, But I still havent voted on my own poll.. Im pretty lost atm tbh.
post #10 of 54
Quote:
Originally Posted by Capwn View Post
See I could hold out for keplar and only have ONE 580 that has lost value , instead of two 570s I paid full price for.
You'll get more out of the 570s though than 1 580 if you choose to wait and sell them.
 
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