different nvidia northbridges

By wiscountryboy
Jun 14, 2007
  1. hey guys
    i was just perusing newegg for my next purchase, and i wasnt sure how much performance increase id notice from a asus M2N32-SLI deluxe with a nforce 590 sli northbridge verse a mobo with a 500 or 570 chipset...

    thanks much
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    Not much. The performance you notice will come from the amount of memory, and the type of video graphics. You might detect a difference in side by side tests, but if they sat you down in front of computers with these different boards you would not be able to tell which was which except with the very most powerful games... and then it would depend on how good the other components happened to be.
  3. wiscountryboy

    wiscountryboy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 60

    alright so it would be worth the $30 to go with a nvidia 570 instead of spending the extra and going with the 590....im all for savin that extra

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