Re: SLI 470 or 560Ti in SLI
I think spending $500 on last years' performers or 560ti's is a waste of money right now IMO. the new cards are not too far away. If I were building right now, I'd just get a low end card like an older ATI or something and just make due until the end of the year to see what new cards are out.
There's bound to be a mid level card one of the companies will release that will be priced well and perform on par with a pair of 470's or close to it that will consume WAAAAY less power than a pair of 470's and produce far less heat.
My 470's consume a tremendous amount of power matched only by the amount of heat that they also pump out.
- Desktop -
4770k @ 4.45 ghz - ASUS Gryphon Mobo - 16 gigs Corsair Vengeance Pro 1866 RAM - XSPC Rasa 750 RS240 H2o Cooling - EVGA GTX 680 @1325mhz - 128 gig Crucial RealSSD C300 - 150 gig Velociraptor +2.75 Terrabytes of WD Sata 3.0 storage - 910 watt PC P&C PSU - Corsair Obsidian 650D case
- Server -
Core I7 D0 revision 920 @ 3.75 ghz - ASUS P6T Deluxe - 12 Gigs Mushkin DDR3 1600 - Corsair HX 620 PSU - Noctua NH-U9B cooler - Coolermaster WaveMaster Case
- Laptop -
- i7 2630QM - GTX570m @ 750Mhz - 8 gigs HyperX 1866 - 120 gig OCZ Vertex 3 SSD- 750 gig Scorpio Black - BluRay - 95% Gamut Screen - IC Diamond goop