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Can I just ask that for the next lightning you can make the sli fingers taller then the shroud so that I can use my pcb sli bridge on it.

Edit: that review is stupid, an i5 750 on an intel board? My i5 bottlenecks one overclocked 570. This is why we don't trust Canadians.
Lol, you're on a Canadian forum.
I don't really put much stock in most reviews anymore since they rarely test anything in a way that interests me, I'll take what info I can from them & wait for other people to put up numbers to see what is going on.
    
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I'm probaly going to buy the card anyways.....I am buying a 3GB 580...Just dont know which brand yet

I game @ 2560x1440, and I want to run everything as high a possible. Thats why I ve been waiting for this card becuase of its 3GB Vram, and the TFIII is very good. I will prob OC the card as well.

I was just dissapointed in the fact that MSI couldnt do anything about the small memmory performace hit.

I was hoping to see a card. That simply was better in ALL aspects..
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I'm probaly going to buy the card anyways.....I am buying a 3GB 580...Just dont know which brand yet

I game @ 2560x1440, and I want to run everything as high a possible. Thats why I ve been waiting for this card becuase of its 3GB Vram, and the TFIII is very good. I will prob OC the card as well.

I was just dissapointed in the fact that MSI couldnt do anything about the small memmory performace hit.

I was hoping to see a card. That simply was better in ALL aspects..
It's like the computer the card is in, if you need more system memory you're better off with more even though you will take a performance hit with it by having a bit less overclocking headroom.
At high res you will still do better with the 3gb even with a slight hit in performance.
    
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Lol, you're on a Canadian forum.
I don't really put much stock in most reviews anymore since they rarely test anything in a way that interests me, I'll take what info I can from them & wait for other people to put up numbers to see what is going on.
Make me look dumb on the internet. Nice
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I'm probaly going to buy the card anyways.....I am buying a 3GB 580...Just dont know which brand yet

I game @ 2560x1440, and I want to run everything as high a possible. Thats why I ve been waiting for this card becuase of its 3GB Vram, and the TFIII is very good. I will prob OC the card as well.

I was just dissapointed in the fact that MSI couldnt do anything about the small memmory performace hit.

I was hoping to see a card. That simply was better in ALL aspects..
I don't get why you're so concerned with 0.7 fps loss at such low resolutions. The 1.5GB couldn't even handle the higher resolutions so there was definitely no performance hit at all there.
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I was just dissapointed in the fact that MSI couldnt do anything about the small memmory performace hit.
Again, we're not a memory vendor, nor can we fix memory latency issues overnight. This is something that is inherent to the memory chips (256MB density) used.

Every AIB partner that is doing a 3GB design, will run into this issue.
    
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I'm surprised MSI even went for a 3GB card like this with fancy feature. Should pull a giga, and strip every thing down, even prepare for extreme cooling. At the end of the day this card will bench and nothing more. Two versions MSI two versions. Make it 3. 1 ref edition 1.5gb, 1 TFII edition 3 GB and one lightning insanity edition 1.5gb with high quality VRMs and multiple phases with adequate precautions for DICE/LN2. hell you shouldnt even sell it with much more than a dinky single slot cooler or something easy to remove.
     
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When will these show up on Amazon and Newegg?
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When will these show up on Amazon and Newegg?
+1 ^ yes.....waiting
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hie hie time for an upgrade
    
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