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IF I can't get my Lightnings/Lightning Xtremes .
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Okay ?
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590s just aren't performing well enough for me to justify spending that kind of money on them...what other options do I have, the lightning's were the best 580 card around...
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you speak about us as if we are a CANCER in the computer world.
dont hate.

just get a GTX580 and OC it. reference 590's and 570's blow up, and 6970s and 6990s have much better VRMs then those cards.
but honestly the 6990 is the most powerful card around.
choose between:
GTX580
non-ref GTX570
HD6990
HD6970
    
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Just get it from TigerDirect... I just did.

Seriously if you want one, order it now. I bet tiger sells out very soon too.
Edited by jagz - 6/20/11 at 7:06pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Enfluenza View Post
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you speak about us as if we are a CANCER in the computer world.
dont hate.

just get a GTX580 and OC it. reference 590's and 570's blow up, and 6970s and 6990s have much better VRMs then those cards.
but honestly the 6990 is the most powerful card around.
choose between:
GTX580
non-ref GTX570
HD6990
HD6970
Reference 570's don't blow up if you don't crank the voltage past what it should be at...
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post #7 of 10
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Originally Posted by SugarySnack View Post
Reference 570's don't blow up if you don't crank the voltage past what it should be at...
1.1V or less, lots of headroom there.
What he means is the 560ti or 580 should be the two choices as there's no point buying a card with fragile VRMs.
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Find a gtx480, overclock it. Be happy. Thank me for saving u a lot of money. The end...
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Originally Posted by nagle3092 View Post
Arifay just do that, then delete this time bomb thread.

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