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anyone who is recommending an EVGA card clearly must not know that they also feature the mediocre Reference VRM. Whereas the Asus Driect CU II models, which are actually the same price overclock far better and the VRM's run much much cooler. it may be 3 slots but its really worth it.

Plus, 3-year warranty via serial number is 10x better than a lifetime that is non-transferable and must be registered within 30-days to be activated.
are we talking about reference or non reference cause arent reference cards all the same?
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Asus makes wonderful cards that are catered towards overclocking, however, from my personal experience I don't believe they bin their gpus. With all the abundant overclocking features on their cards, sometimes you get duds and it almost makes it completely moot.

EVGA and MSI on the other hand do bin their cards as far as I know.
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get the 570. it offer much,much better value than the 580.
if u do get 570 though, get a custom version from asus. do not get reference if going with 570.
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He gets paid for it, no duh

It's like quoting Neo-Liberals without proof, or vice versa with Neo-Cons.
Interestingly enough, technically the Neo-Cons are also Neo-Liberals. That's actually where the 'Neo' comes from in Neo-Con.

It's true. Look it up if you don't believe me ... right after my computer geek-dom, my political geek-dom comes in a very close second

But that's definitely as close to 'talking politics' as I can go on OCN
    
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Asus makes wonderful cards that are catered towards overclocking, however, from my personal experience I don't believe they bin their gpus. With all the abundant overclocking features on their cards, sometimes you get duds and it almost makes it completely moot.

EVGA and MSI on the other hand do bin their cards as far as I know.
What is binning?

Edit: Nevermind, I found it through some searching.
Edited by Prox - 5/13/11 at 12:31pm
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