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Old November 16, 2011, 02:22 PM
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I do believe sorry forgot to look lastnight but that I play at 1680x1050 or something like that on some games like HON etc.. and other games I play at higher resolutions at times. depends how big and small it makes things for me lol.

Comp1 (Mine) : ASUS P9X79 LE, 3960X, 16GB Corsair Vengence 1333, PNY 770 4GB, OCZ Vertex3 240GB, OCZ Vertex3 480GB, 600GB VelociRaptor, Corsair 1000HX, Cool Master Cosmos 2

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Old November 16, 2011, 07:39 PM
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At 1920x1080 I often use 750-850 MB of video ram, so in the next 6-8 months, I wouldn't be surprised if you start running into vram issues at 1GB.

I would definitely go for 580 + 470, and sell the 470.
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Old November 16, 2011, 09:47 PM
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With the 470 it's worth it.

The single 580 should be plenty powerful for you at the res you have and with the 470 it covers the extra cost of the 560's.

It also gives you more choice as said with the upgrades.

580 for 2 560's = no
580 +470 for them = yes.
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