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Single GTX 580 and Battlefield 3... worth going SLI?

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June 1, 2012 4:41:26 PM

My GTX 580 gets down to about 55 fps while playing BF3 on max settings. I really don't notice any lag during this time. I have it slightly OCd... 880mhz core clock, 1760 shader clock, 1994 memory clock at 1.075v.

I was going to add another 580 in SLI, but I wonder if I'll really see much difference playing BF3. Will it?
June 1, 2012 4:45:28 PM

What resolution are you playing at?
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June 1, 2012 4:46:56 PM

1920 x 1080 on a Dell S2209W
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June 1, 2012 4:48:56 PM

yes, you will see a massive difference.
list your specs included with psu?
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June 1, 2012 4:59:44 PM

as long as you are getting 40+ fps,i don't see a big reason to add another card.sure sli will boost performance but will also cause-
more heat
more noise
more power consumption and other issues.
i would suggest saving up now and upgrade later,580 is a pretty powerful card.
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June 1, 2012 5:06:15 PM

Updated sig with system specs. No OC on the cpu, slight OC on the gpu.
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June 1, 2012 5:14:58 PM

In Guru3D's game test suite, the stock 580 goes from 616 fps to 953 fps in SLI .... a 55% improvement.
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