About graphic cards

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Joined: 03/01/2012
Posts: 2

Hi this is vijay i am already running GTX 580 in sli. Its good to wait for the PCI 3.0 cards from nvidia or to go for a quad sli configuration

doggman's picture
Joined: 02/17/2012
Posts: 47

I'm pretty sure you have more than enough power for any game unless you use multiple monitors. But if I had to pick between your given options, quad sli would be better than pci-e 3.0 cards alone.

Joined: 07/08/2008
Posts: 163

I'm gonna have to agree..I don't see any game out at the moment that you'd possibly have any issues with GTX 580's in SLI.

You have to stop and think, at a certain point you begin to get HUGE diminishing returns on the price:performance ratio of the components you're putting into your system. You already have pretty much the best GPU setup, anything more would for lack of better sense..be a waste of cash.

So in my opinion, save your money and just wait for new technology to come out. I don't possibly see the need of any more GPU power unless you're running at an insanely huge resolution.

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Joined: 12/31/2000
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I agree, dual 580's is still overkill for most games, but good to have for some demanding ones and/or higher resolutions/multi-display setups.

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