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#1 Eclipse581

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Posted 13 October 2011 - 03:31 PM

Hey guys im wondering if i run 2 gtx 570's vs 1 gtx 580 which will i get more performance out of and also what kind of power supply will i be looking at for both options? Im pretty sure the 570 in SLI will be better but i want to make sure. Pretty much im finishing my rig for BF3 :) thanks

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Posted 13 October 2011 - 03:43 PM

The GTX570 in SLI will beat the single 580 easily. You should look at a high quality 750W to 850W power supply.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139016

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Posted 13 October 2011 - 03:59 PM

ok awesome, SLI it is then, ive never run SLI before so im a little nervous lol so i hope all goes well.

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Posted 13 October 2011 - 04:02 PM

Do you have a SLI bridge? Is your motherboard SLI ready? Does your case have enough room?

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System1: CPU- Intel Core i7-5820K @ 4.4GHz, CPU Cooler- Noctua NH-D14, RAM- G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB Kit(4Gx4) DDR3 2133MHz, SSD/HDD- Samsung 850 EVO 250GB/Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB/Seagate Barracuada 3TB, GPU- 2x EVGA GTX980 Superclocked @1360/MHz1900MHz, Motherboard- Asus X99 Deluxe, Case- Custom Mac G5, PSU- EVGA P2-1000W, Soundcard- Realtek High Definition Audio, OS- Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
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Posted 13 October 2011 - 04:24 PM

got the bridge, my mobo is good to go and my case should be ok. this is my case http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129025

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Posted 13 October 2011 - 04:28 PM

Oh and the GTX 570's that im using are the HD ones so there a little smaller then the normal 570s.

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Posted 14 October 2011 - 12:19 AM

It might be a really tight fit in that case.

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