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October 25, 2011 2:45:49 PM

Just asking, is it possible for all GTX 580s to work together without any trouble? How over kill is that? Is that even possible? What reasons would someone actually use that configuration (are any games that demanding)?

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a c 147 U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 2:57:07 PM

no one use 4 GTX580 at once for gaming purpose due to very poor scaling in games but maybe you need such a setup for crunching number purpose. AFAIK GTX580 only work in 3 way SLI max as oppose to GTX480 (which can do 4 way SLI). i believe for current games 2 GTX580 should enough to handle most graphical intensive games available out there if you only play on single monitor. even on 3 monitors 2 GTX580 still have the grunt power needed but standard GTX580 with 1.5GB VRAM might not be able to push some setting higher due to lack of VRAM when running multi monitor
October 25, 2011 3:15:34 PM

Would 4 GTX 480 be better than 3 GTX 580? Thank you very much for being so informational, I appreciate it.
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a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 4:19:03 PM

hmm,no 3gtx 580 is better than 4gtx 480 but why are you using 4 cards you know it will bottleneck your cpu as a result your performance would be not good as you think just buy 2 gtx 580 and see ultimate performance.by the way what are your specifications?

and think also about heat management how much heat it will produce.
a c 147 U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 6:20:03 PM

Roxas2030 said:
Would 4 GTX 480 be better than 3 GTX 580? Thank you very much for being so informational, I appreciate it.


i don't know but it could be worse. there are test done showing 3 GTX580 produce lower frame rates than 2 GTX580 because the cpu can't keep up. in gaming i'm sure 4 GTX480 will not yield 4 times performance when compared to single GTX480. in 3 way setup 2.3-2.5 times performance already considered as an excellent performance scaling right now
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 6:24:22 PM

of course using of much cards will break down the performance.
a c 254 U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 6:59:08 PM

I do have 3 GTX 580 3gb in 3way sli and a i7 980x Extreme cpu , and get excellent gameplay in Call of Duty Black Opps on a 27" monitor at 1080p. Unfortunately the game has a limit built in on the fps , so I don't know what the max is with that set up for that game . If you have a motherboard that supports 4 way sli then you could run it , but like what was posted there are no games that would require it or need it. Maybe you could say the same for my setup but I have seen bechmarks where three way sli with 580's was used and it beat out every other configuration including quad setups from both Nvidia and AMD. That is pretty much why I have this setup because I wanted the best and I paid for it to get it.
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 7:01:36 PM

yes but this will require i7 990x
a c 254 U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 7:06:06 PM

Quote:
You can edit the maximum FPS in the ini file in your steam/steam apps/common black ops/players/ config-multi.ini, directory.
3 580's for 1080p is just plain stupid BTW..



Thank you.
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 7:23:52 PM

can i use 3rd gtx 580 in 4x slot?
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 7:27:37 PM

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i capped my black ops to 100fps and it never dips lower than 90fps...


what? you gain 100fps with single gtx480 in maxe out.
impossible
a c 104 U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 7:35:56 PM

pro-gamer said:
what? you gain 100fps with single gtx480 in maxe out.
impossible



Shouting, shouting . . .
a c 104 U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 7:41:20 PM

It wasn't meant for you my friend.
a c 104 U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 7:44:21 PM

Ah, right, misunderstood you i see know. :D 
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 7:46:19 PM

@robjordy is a funny kind of person hahahahah..
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 7:47:56 PM

robjordy from which country you are?
a c 104 U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 7:48:20 PM

pro-gamer said:
@robjordy is a funny kind of person hahahahah..



I know. You make me laugh all the time to so thats great then he ?
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 7:49:27 PM

hahahahaha,
a c 104 U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 7:49:50 PM

pro-gamer said:
robjordy from which country you are?


This isn't a serious question is it ?
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 7:51:04 PM

what i told you that it would make you luagh?????????
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 7:52:22 PM

GreenDutchAlien said:
This isn't a serious question is it ?

yes its a serious question then?
a c 104 U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 7:52:53 PM

pro-gamer said:
what i told you that it would make you luagh?????????


Huh ?
a c 104 U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 7:53:44 PM

From Belgium offcourse !
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 7:55:09 PM

robjordy is going crazy please anyone admit him in hospital?hehehe
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 7:57:44 PM

GreenDutchAlien said:
From Belgium offcourse !

give me your cell number i want to talk with you :sarcastic: 
a c 104 U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 7:57:57 PM

pro-gamer said:
robjordy is going crazy please anyone admit him in hospital?hehehe


Nooo, i have allways been crazy and the hospital doesn't want me anymore.

Don't understand though why this remark, we're just shouting names and offences now ?
a c 104 U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 7:59:07 PM

And why do you wanne talk to me, planning to say things which aren't appropriate for the forum ?
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 8:05:16 PM

4 GTX 580? Really? Way to throw your money away...
a c 104 U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 8:05:30 PM

Listen pro gamer the reason why i'm on your back a lot of the times is not because i don't like you, but because you have proven to give a lot of wrong advices, like i stated before to you. Making mistakes isn't so bad ( i make em also sometimes, even expert do once in a while ) but you often make mistakes which could be prevented if you took some time in research on the web. Sometimes you say something ( as for sure ) which i find after 5 or 10 minutes googeling is totally wrong. I think it's disrespectfull to the people who do their homework and search the web for the right answers, sometimes for hours and hours on weekly basis.
You often come in, shout something ( which often isn't true and then when confronted with a correction react childish and will not give in )
So, still wanne phone me in Belgium ?
a c 104 U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 8:07:58 PM

@ Pro gamer ; Maybe better to send me a private message before we hyjack the thread.
And no, i will not call you, don't need a lot of swearing and threatening actually, get that enough in my job.
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 8:17:13 PM

ok when i make any mistake i agree with my mistake but this will guide me how to learn.
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 8:26:51 PM

now stop this topic...
a c 104 U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 8:27:35 PM

Better remove your phone number. There are a lot of weird aliens out there who like to troll, also on phones. ( not me, but i know my fellow aliens )
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 8:31:04 PM

how do i remove it?
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 8:34:27 PM

2463639,55,644818 said:
just select best answer and then the are you alien
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 8:38:41 PM

2463645,57,644818 said:
:lol:  :lol: 
your stuck in the MUSTARD and need to CATCH-UP..
before your slow behind could even think about the typo...
poof, it was gone.
sucka..
:hello: 

and then you try and go back to NOT look like a fool and I caught you with your pants down..[/quotemsg
ahahahahahahahahaahaha :kaola:  :kaola:  :kaola:  :kaola:  :kaola:  :kaola: 
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 8:40:39 PM

ok guys stop it now!
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 8:42:28 PM

Quote:
pro-gamer - also learn how to use quotes...;)

its my stye hahah :sol:  :sol: 
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 8:46:53 PM

when the thread starter come and see this all posts he will be gone crazy hehe!!!!
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 8:48:54 PM

if he want 3 way sli so you people know that which cpu he was using?
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 8:49:12 PM

Is this even about 580's anymore?
Anyways; i think it's a waste of money for the performance you're going to get. A second would be fine, but three or four is a bit ridiculous.....
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 8:50:51 PM

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we know, it's fun time...

I can understand that. :p 
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 9:16:37 PM

Roxas2030 said:
Just asking, is it possible for all GTX 580s to work together without any trouble? How over kill is that? Is that even possible? What reasons would someone actually use that configuration (are any games that demanding)?

*4 GTX 580 graphic cards

There are (2) choices (in production):
1. LGA 1155 3-WAY + PhysX:
ASUS P8P67 WS REVOLUTION - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

2. LGA 1366 4-WAY:
EVGA Classified SR-2 270-WS-W555-A2 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Out of Production:
EVGA X58 4-Way Classified 170-BL-E762-RX - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ; re-certified
Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD9 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ; eBay?!

(3) LGA 2011 4-WAY:
EVGA SR-3 - http://www.techpowerup.com/153916/EVGA-SR3-Super-Record...
Others??

It's INSANE unless you're running at least (3) monitors, and using a GTX 580 for PhysX is equally INSANE.

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The MOBO I'm running now is the EVGA 170-BL-E762-A1 3-WAY GTX 470's. The 'plan' is to replace the OC'd GTX 470's with the upcoming GTX 600 series in 3-WAY and with more vRAM, and I cannot rationalize the LGA 2011 / i7-3960X over my i7-980X @ 4.6GHz; new build sure. The last 4-WAY SLI I built was on a SR-2 with 4-WAY GTX 480, dual Xeon X5670 and the hard cost was over $12K.

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(option) The ASUS MARS II GPU in 2-WAY SLI (4 GPU Cores) - http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/ASUS/Mars_II/ - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Then the options are more open.
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 9:27:09 PM

anything over the 60 fps mark is completely ridiculous .
a b U Graphics card
October 25, 2011 9:35:34 PM

I can sense both 60Hz vs 120Hz Monitors, and ditto I can sense 60FPS vs 80FPs.

Important note - IF you're running a 60Hz Monitor then anything >60FPS is poof, and for a 3/4-WAY SLI GTX 580 you're going to want: 1. 120Hz Monitors (3D Vision), 2. At least 3 Monitors (Displaying devices e.g. projectors).
a b U Graphics card
October 26, 2011 7:53:03 AM

man! how do you upload an video plz some steps..
October 26, 2011 3:40:57 PM

you can get 3 ASUS GTX 580 mars ii edition !! for the ultimate Gaming power !!


LET THE REVOLUTION START

but that will cost you $4500 for the "ultimate gaming power"
!