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GPU Upgrade from GTX 580 2-Way SLI


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#1 CHansohn

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Posted 31 July 2014 - 06:52 PM

In my computer I currently have a GTX 580 2-Way SLI GPU. I'm looking at upgrading and hoping I can replace the 2 cards with one that is more powerful then both of them combined. My main limitation is I use the 2-way SLI so that I can have 3 monitors. Does anyone have any recommendations for cards that are capable of doing that?


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Posted 01 August 2014 - 12:56 AM

Hi, do you have specific budget we can work with?


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Posted 01 August 2014 - 05:31 AM

I'm hoping for less then $700 but I'm fairly flexible around that number.


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RAM = Corsair XMS3 DDR3 6X 2GB
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Posted 01 August 2014 - 07:37 AM

For this sort of budget, you could get the PNY 780TI 3GB which easily outperforms the 2x 580 and it can support 3 monitors as there is 2 DVI, 1 Displayport and 1 HDMI.


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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 02 August 2014 - 06:56 PM

That chip looks perfect. Thank you so much. I guess I fell too far behind. the 580 can only handle 2 monitors per chip. But I guess the newer ones don't have that limitation.

 

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CPU = Intel i7 950
Motherboard = Asus P6X58D
RAM = Corsair XMS3 DDR3 6X 2GB
Power Supply = Corsair AX1200W
Graphics Card = GTX 580 2-way SLI


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Posted 02 August 2014 - 07:03 PM

A GTX 780 Ti can run up to 4 monitors according to Nvidia :)


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