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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 #21 of 54
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Originally Posted by -Apocalypse- View Post
I voted other.

Sell the 570s and get a EVGA 3GB 580 when they launch soon.

Otherwise, I'd say get the DCII 580, it truly is an amazing card.
total agreement here!
post #22 of 54
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Thanks to everyone so far, reps coming when I get home . More opinions welcome
post #23 of 54
Just get xfire 2gb 6950's and unlock em
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post #24 of 54
If you're concerned about the power bill from running dual 570s, I'm guessing multi-monitors are out of the question (for now).

Have you considered just selling one 570 and keeping the other? With a decent OC it should handle most games at 1080p fine on its own (the 580 is only ~15% faster @stock). That seems like the best price/performance route imo, given your position.

Of course if you want to leave the door open for high res screens or surround down the road, a 3GB 580 might be a good investment... but if that's not in the immediate future, you may as well hold on to your 570 until Kepler.
post #25 of 54
I wouldn't ditch two 570s for anything less than two 580s. Is a 590 faster than two 570s?
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post #26 of 54
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Thanks to everyone so far, reps coming when I get home . More opinions welcome
Sell the 2600k too,and get a 2500k since it's just a gaming rig.
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post #27 of 54
I would say wait. It'll be cheaper in the long run cuz u can just sell one of the 570s towards the kepler, then keep the other for physx. Unless there's a superior need for the 580.
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post #28 of 54
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More opinions welcome
I'm not saying this because I got struck by Lightning but I recommend the MSI GTX580 Lightning (dual slot card & you never know when you go SLI) over that ASUS GTX580 DirectCU II. Why? Because of this...

MSI GTX580 Lightning Reviews:

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post #29 of 54
2 x 570's would laugh at a 580 .. why would u do such a thing ? you wont be happy with the trade imo .
    
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post #30 of 54
lol @ ocn

I'd go for the 3gb version of the 580 cause thats totally way better than the 1.5gb version!!!

Anyways OP, the difference between a decent 570 (which I believe you have since the first one you got did 1GHz on cold air) and a 580 isn't going to be worth the price difference.

Why not just sell one 570 and keep the other, if the concern is market value in a few months the biggest diver is going to be the 580/590.

Personally I'd just keep them both, the electrical bill isn't going to be much different, unless you pay outrageous rates.
    
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