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Old March 24, 2012, 09:03 PM
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Both options are valid depending on your budget. The 570 will be pretty inexpensive to get for a SLI setup. It will be generating more heat and you'll have to deal with SLI issues sometimes. If you have the extra cash, then sell your 570 while it's still worth something and get a 680. You won't miss your 570 :)
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Old March 24, 2012, 09:26 PM
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Both options are valid depending on your budget. The 570 will be pretty inexpensive to get for a SLI setup. It will be generating more heat and you'll have to deal with SLI issues sometimes. If you have the extra cash, then sell your 570 while it's still worth something and get a 680. You won't miss your 570 :)
Well each option will cost roughly the same (i think getting the 680 and selling my 570 will actually work out cheaper than getting a second 570 actually). But yeah I think I'm going to go for the 680. That way if i really want to down the road I can always SLI 680s :P
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How much you want for the 570?
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Old March 30, 2012, 08:57 AM
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Old March 30, 2012, 08:58 AM
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680 is handing its spot real good, however I think I would search for a second 570 to SLI it and try to find a decent deal either its new or used. If not then I would just sale the 570 and go 680 all the way
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Old March 30, 2012, 09:07 AM
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I'd just like to remind you that although there are benefits to the 680, and quite a few, the recent sale pricing of 570s ($270-290) can make them very attractive option if you don't mind the extra power consumption and slight increase in temps/noise. Current SLI 570 will out-perform the 680 for games that don't have bad SLI support... Going for the upgrade to a 680 still isn't a bad option, but here is a rough idea of the performance comparison (a 590 is about on par with dual 570s):

AnandTech - Bench - GPU12

as a rough # you can expect about a 10% performance increase for the SLI 570 setup at stock clocks, but obviously at the cost of power consumption, noise, heat, SLI scaling oddities, etc. Considering you can pick up a 2nd 570 for around $300 and can probably only get $250 (max) for your old one, that leaves you with almost the same cost for either option. BUT, if you want to go the used option, you can get a good price on a used 570 it could be well worth your time.
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