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Go 580 or order another 480 for SLI

Discussion in 'NVIDIA' started by Pestilence, Jul 7, 2011.

  1. Pestilence New Member

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    What do you guys think? Is the jump to a 580 worth it or am i just being crazy considering it?
     
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    erocker Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Jump to a 580 isn't worth it. Especially since 480's are cheap, you have a PSU that can run them and it will give you better performance.
     
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    Do neither, I don't think GTX480 is holding you back in any way.

    Yes, you are crazy.
     
  4. Volkszorn88

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    ^ This

    Definitely go for it, we both know you want to. GTX480 SLI ftw? kthxbye
     
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    What resolution do you play games at?
     
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  7. Pestilence New Member

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    1920X1080 on a 120hz monitor. I know adding a second is just a waste of money but damnit it's what i'm good at. :)
     
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    depends on now u say u got a 120hz monitor, if u r using Nvidia 3D Vision than yeah u should could feel the power if not than they r right not worth it.
     
  9. Flibolito

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    120Hz + 1920x1080 + BF3 + 2xGTX480 = Massive win

    Otherwise save the cash for next die-shrink.
     
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  10. Pestilence New Member

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    Kepler can't come fast enough
     
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    Run HWBOT Heaven Benchmark (DX11) bench with that single card.
    Here are my scores w/ 26k @ 4.2Ghz with Dual GTX480's in SLi.

    HWbot 2611.0

    [​IMG]

    I have some other test if you'd like to compare those, like 3d06, 3d03 & 3do1SE.
     

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