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hope you enjoy your new card im waiting on my Asus 580 CUII, hopping to get it by Friday but probably will have to wait over the weekend lol o well
    
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i will enjoy it as long as my PSU can handle it for a month or so till i get a new one lol worst case it sits still i get a new PSU
    
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Sorry i didnt post back ( been busy with witcher 2 ) . The lightnings run very quite on my rig and im running two of them in SLI. I have them overclocked to past 930mhz on the core ON AIR and they havnet past 82c. They are by far imo the best 580.
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Sorry i didnt post back ( been busy with witcher 2 ) . The lightnings run very quite on my rig and im running two of them in SLI. I have them overclocked to past 930mhz on the core ON AIR and they havnet past 82c. They are by far imo the best 580.
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Zotac AMP2 580, 2x 120mm fans bro!
The cooler is a zalman vf3000n,2x 92mm fans bro,I currently have 2 vf3000a,see carefully before u post any how
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hope you enjoy it too
I think you would be far better off with a 580gtx 3gb especially when get a 2nd monitor,extra vram is always better than lessI sold my 3 msi 580 lightning & change to gainward 580 3gb phantom,nice
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I chose the ASUS GTX580 DIRECTCU II over the MSI Lightning simply due to the reviews, even though 3 people had recommended the opposite to me. I read about some of the Lightings dying while the ASUS was nothing but positive. Also, it is $34.50 cheaper.

Is is extremely big and extremely quiet in my HAF X! I am using a Philips 42" HD 1080p TV and have no plans to change so it's perfect for me. Also the card lets me change to old resolutions. My old ATI 5450 woundn't let me play old games!

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ASUS ENGTX580 DCII/2DIS/1536MD5 GeForce GTX 580
MSI N580GTX Lightning GeForce GTX 580
Edited by Deverica Wolf - 5/24/11 at 3:17am
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I think you would be far better off with a 580gtx 3gb especially when get a 2nd monitor,extra vram is always better than lessI sold my 3 msi 580 lightning & change to gainward 580 3gb phantom,nice
yeah I already read in an another thread about it.
actually I'm thinking about it, since I've used a second monitor before.
But I'm fine with only one too.
And so far in all tests it didn't matter if the card has 1,5gb or 3gb.
Well it does matter if you play in resolutions beyond 1600p or use several monitors.
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I chose the ASUS GTX580 DIRECTCU II over the MSI Lightning simply due to the reviews, even though 3 people had recommended the opposite to me. I read about some of the Lightings dying while the ASUS was nothing but positive. Also, it is $34.50 cheaper.

Is is extremely big and extremely quiet in my HAF X! I am using a Philips 42" HD 1080p TV and have no plans to change so it's perfect for me. Also the card lets me change to old resolutions. My old ATI 5450 woundn't let me play old games!

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MSI N580GTX Lightning GeForce GTX 580
Yea that's true. The ASUS DirectCU II is alot cheaper here too compared to the Lightning. But far bigger. The size wouldn't be a problem to me tho.
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