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Old September 9, 2011, 09:08 PM
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The difference is if you get the 560 ti's when bf3 first comes out it probably wont have SLI support. Also you have a chance of having micro stuttering. At the end of the day the 560ti's give you better performance but the single card is more reliable.
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Old September 10, 2011, 01:43 PM
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so how do i know if it will be SLI supported or not, and why would the game have that option of enabling or disabling SLI support, what does it matter if a computer has SLI or not, how does that affect the game itself?

there is clearly a lot i don't know about SLI, i found this thread Micro Stuttering BF3 ( SLI / DUAL GPU ) - Electronic Arts UK Community

ok, so performance might be better but is it tryly worth it? i really starting to think of getting the 570/580 and wait to build the computer a few months to see prices drop.
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Old September 10, 2011, 02:38 PM
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if you can deal with the micro stuttering, and SLI is something you really want, go for it. That being said, CF/SLI has come a long ways, but some games don't have support for them, just like some games don't have support for eyefinity.

If I were sticking to single monitor gaming, I would buy the single fastest GPU I could, and then if I really wanted to experiment with SLI/CF I would buy another of the same higher end card down the line, but that's just me.
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Old September 10, 2011, 03:09 PM
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well im deciding on the card because i know down the line i will SLIbut because i am on a budget, i was looking to SLI the 560.. but now with everything i am hearing.. im not so sure i want to sli anymore
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Old September 10, 2011, 03:57 PM
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worst comes to worst, you could just buy the system, leave the GPU out until you decide and use onboard?
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Me and ultra man feel the same way, at the end of the day single monitor gaming one gtx 580 is goig to push all you need it to and will be more than sufficient for single monitor gaming.
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Old September 10, 2011, 06:29 PM
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Problem is it's so damn freaking expensive the 580 I will bust my budget my 200$ easy. So instead of say 1200$ if I'm lucky I will be 14-1500$. I don't have the money for that.

That's why should I just get the 560 ti only and upgrade later for a better card say the 580-590,when I have the money say in a year+ to 2 years?
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Problem is it's so damn freaking expensive the 580 I will bust my budget my 200$ easy. So instead of say 1200$ if I'm lucky I will be 14-1500$. I don't have the money for that.

That's why should I just get the 560 ti only and upgrade later for a better card say the 580-590,when I have the money say in a year+ to 2 years?
If it isn't in your budget, it isn't in your budget. I was using the 580 as an example of the most expensive single card you can afford. If the 560 ti is the most expensive you can afford go for it.
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Old September 11, 2011, 11:45 AM
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i've been reading something about some new intel and amd technology coming out soon, about november/december...

do you think the prices will dropafter this? if so i would be willing to put my build on hold until say January/Feb for price drops

is it worth the wait so i can get better components for the price i have now?
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Old September 11, 2011, 12:16 PM
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Well does your gpu have to be Nvidia? because the 6970 is more than enough for a single monitor and there only alittle more than a 570 and perform better as well
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