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I don´t think the ASUS DCUII can compare to the Lightning.

I am only curious if the ASUS Matrix 580 is superior to the Lightning.

And I am thinking if the Sparkle Calibre can hold up with the Lightning since the cooling of the Sparkle is superior.
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Sooooo many bumpssssss!!!!!

Isnt there a 24 hour rule before you can bump your own thread???
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Originally Posted by Kung Pow View Post
I don´t think the ASUS DCUII can compare to the Lightning.

I am only curious if the ASUS Matrix 580 is superior to the Lightning.

And I am thinking if the Sparkle Calibre can hold up with the Lightning since the cooling of the Sparkle is superior.
If you take a look on hwbot everything holding the single card records are DCII & lightnings, mostly DCII.
Most people on air aren't putting in the card model, so hard to say what is actually best on air with stock cooling. But to take the records DCII & Lightning can't be weak in the core or power delivery.
Like I say, the matrix looks good from the descriptions but no one has seen them in action yet, should be priced to be competitive but who knows.
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Please, only one bump per day (24 hours).
    
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Meaning the Matrix should still be considerably more expensive than the Lightning.

I did not know that more DCII were holding records compared to Lightnings.

According to all the people here the Lightning should at least be superior to the DCII in terms of cooling and overclocking (because MSI cherrypicks most of the chips I heard):

And what more will their be left then?

I think as long as their isn´t gonna be any new version like for example I read in a review about a MSI 580 Lightning X, in my price range of 510€ I won´t really care.

I have already read the Matrix should be 700$ lol which is not worth it to me.

Between Lightning and DCII Lightning clearly makes the race.
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In my opinion based on the two options you have left I would go with the Lighting unless you want as quiet of a GPU as possible in which case I believe the DCII has a slight advantage based on my experience with both coolers. The Lightning X is a 3Gb Lightning with fans that have two new features over the Lightning, they change color when ambients reach over 45C and at POST they spin in reverse for 30 seconds to help reduce the build up of dust. There may be other improvements but this is what is known currently, you could also likely expect it to be ~$75-$100 more expensive than the Lightning because of the extra VRAM.
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