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EVGA released a 3 GB (3072 MB) variant of its top of the line single-GPU graphics card, the EVGA GTX 580 FTW HydroCopper 2. It significantly lower clock speeds than the original 1.5 GB variant, of 772 MHz GPU, 1544 MHz CUDA cores, and 1002 MHz (4008 MHz effective) memory, against the 1.5 GB variant's 850/1700/4196 MHz (core/CUDA cores/memory effective). The card comes with a Swiftech-made EVGA HydroCopper 2 full-coverage water block pre-fitted, along with an EVGA GTX 580 backplate.


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its about time ~ the first HC2 should have come out with 3gb, so there could be something different and unique about it, something worth of the FTW badge ~ not some pansy waterblock that anyone can throw on any gtx 580
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What is should have always been. You're a bit late to the party EVGA, nice try though.
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What's with the drastically lower clocks on the GPU?
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This is going to sound kind of like a silly question, but does anyone know if we can put this in SLI with a 1MB 580 without any issues? I was planning on adding another 580 to my setup in the near future, and since it's only 40 bucks more than the 1MB version, I figure this might be a pretty good option. I've always kept my sli configs to the exact same make and model of cards, so I have no clue if there would be limits/conflicts.
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Shouldn't it say cooled by swiftech? lol...

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This is going to sound kind of like a silly question, but does anyone know if we can put this in SLI with a 1MB 580 without any issues? I was planning on adding another 580 to my setup in the near future, and since it's only 40 bucks more than the 1MB version, I figure this might be a pretty good option. I've always kept my sli configs to the exact same make and model of cards, so I have no clue if there would be limits/conflicts.
You'll be wasting 2gbs of memory. Because it can't use more than the lowest card's memory buffer size....bad idea.
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You'll be wasting 2gbs of memory. Because it can't use more than the lowest card's memory size....bad idea.
That's what I figured, but wasn't sure. Thanks!
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Shouldn't it say cooled by swiftech? lol...
Yup. I still don't know why they're using Swiftech, though.
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lol @ a GTX 580 priced higher than the GTX 590 and HD 6990. FAAAAIIILLL.

Yeah, I don't care if they put 16GB memory on it, and a 24k gold water block on it , it's STILL just a GTX 580 at the end of the day. $740 is a joke.
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its about time ~ the first HC2 should have come out with 3gb, so there could be something different and unique about it, something worth of the FTW badge ~ not some pansy waterblock that anyone can throw on any gtx 580
Wait a minute? Your want it because of the FTW badge?

Oh and EK waterblocks with Bitspower fittings and Tygon tubing isn't "pansy" at all.
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