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why is the gtx590 hydro copper $880?

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I am just wondering what makes it so much better than a regular 590. Reason I am asking is they are available for purchase right now on amazon. I have been sitting around waiting for a 590 but that one is just really expensive. $100 extra dollars is quite a chunk

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Copper, good for heat
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Water Block.
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Hell a 590 in my eyes SHOULD be watercooled, so this isn't too bad of a deal.
    
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Saves you the trouble of installing the waterblock yourself. If you don't have a watercooling loop, or aren't planning on including one in your rig, then it's useless.
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Saves you the trouble of installing the waterblock yourself. If you don't have a watercooling loop, or aren't planning on including one in your rig, then it's useless.

you mean i would need something on top of getting the card? Sorry not too familiar with this stuff.
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And u don't have to pay for and install the single slot bracket
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you mean i would need something on top of getting the card? Sorry not too familiar with this stuff.
Lol yes you need an existing loop.
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Yes, you would need a water cooling loop.
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you mean i would need something on top of getting the card? Sorry not too familiar with this stuff.

Oh hell yes, this is a watercooled card.
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