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Old March 24, 2012, 03:52 PM
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Hey everyone, this is my first post here on the forums!
Back in August I built my first PC and opted for a eVGA GTX 570 HD SC. With the 680 out now I'm debating either selling my current 570 and picking up a 680 or picking up a second 570 to run an SLI setup. What do you guys think would be more beneficial?

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if you got xtra$ get the 680 but with the beefed up vrm from evga

personally i wouldn't touch the reference 680

if you want cheap when u need the power get a 570

prices on everything below a 680 coming down bigtime
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Old March 24, 2012, 04:53 PM
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if you got xtra$ get the 680 but with the beefed up vrm from evga

personally i wouldn't touch the reference 680

if you want cheap when u need the power get a 570

prices on everything below a 680 coming down bigtime
correct me if i'm wrong but arent the only 680s out currently the reference models?
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if you got xtra$ get the 680 but with the beefed up vrm from evga

personally i wouldn't touch the reference 680

if you want cheap when u need the power get a 570

prices on everything below a 680 coming down bigtime
Unless I am missing something the Power Delivery looks pretty solid on the 680. Much better than the 570's.

Unless you are pushing the V higher you should be fine.

To the OP- If you have the cash, do it.

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Unless I am missing something the Power Delivery looks pretty solid on the 680. Much better than the 570's.

Unless you are pushing the V higher you should be fine.

To the OP- If you have the cash, do it.

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So I should probably wait for non-reference models then?
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correct me if i'm wrong but arent the only 680s out currently the reference models?

90% of them yes


nvidia holding back a bit on the 680

i'm gonna wait a bit unless i find one for cheap
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90% of them yes


nvidia holding back a bit on the 680

i'm gonna wait a bit unless i find one for cheap
yeah, I'm most likely going to wait it out but NCIX has a pretty good deal going on with them right now D:
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So I should probably wait for non-reference models then?
I don't see why you would unless you want custom HS's that throw all their heat into your case.

Personally if I had the $$$$ I would have one in my right right now.

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Yep, if I had a single 570 right now I would sell it and get a 680, not a second 570.
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Yep, if I had a single 570 right now I would sell it and get a 680, not a second 570.
That's probably what I'm going to do. Thanks guys!
Know anyone in the market for a 570? ;)
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