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Just a word of warning, I would think twice before going with an EVGA 570. When I was looking around for mine I heard some of the EVGA 570s (especially the HD versions) had bad heat issues and some of them actually fried at stock. I'm only trying to be helpful, but if you are planning on picking up a vanilla card for $328, why not spend almost the same amount of money and get something much better, which is pretty much guaranteed not to have heat issues (and you could overclock safely if you wanted). This particular 570 does have the improved VRMs so it would be a lot less risky if for say BF3 you wanted that little bit of extra performance. And even if you don't want to overclock, it will sure as hell run cooler than an EVGA or vanilla card.
NCIX - http://ncix.com/products/?sku=59238&...nufacture=ASUS
DirectCanada - http://www.directcanada.com/products...nufacture=ASUS

Thanks for the advice and the links but i was already considering the asus one yesterday... Only thing i should verifiy is the warranty of asus.

Oh and. i hope a 3 slot card isn't too much heavy?
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lol @ anyone calling a 580 "future proof"
I'm pretty sure they're just saying that if he gets a 580, he can SLI it later and it will out perform SLI 460's/560's. After he SLI the 460/560, he can't upgrade without getting totally different cards. Obviously nothing is really "future proof."
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what about the complaints with 570 and 580 artifacting all over your screen. Still cautios to buy any of these fermi cards
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Thanks for the advice and the links but i was already considering the asus one yesterday... Only thing i should verifiy is the warranty of asus.

Oh and. i hope a 3 slot card isn't too much heavy?
Yeah a 3-slot card is pretty iffy, But as long as you have a good Motherboard you should be fine plus the weight will be better distributed with the addition of the third PCI bracket...
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Oh yeah i should go back with old horrible performing card like your 8800GTS? It's good for 1280x1024 res... And i can afford new stuff so i will for sure..


The asus GTX 570 DCII is ugly haha. I probably OC like a boss but it's really ugly. too big and too large. Does it deserve the extra bucks?

EDIT: Fateful_Ikkou@ The P8P67 pro is a great board i think. Don't you?
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what about the complaints with 570 and 580 artifacting all over your screen. Still cautios to buy any of these fermi cards
Only time I have seen anything on my screen is when I'm testing an overclock.
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Oh yeah i should go back with old horrible performing card like your 8800GTS? It's good for 1280x1024 res... And i can afford new stuff so i will for sure..


The asus GTX 570 DCII is ugly haha. I probably OC like a boss but it's really ugly. too big and too large. Does it deserve the extra bucks?

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Im just reading the forums about fermi cards, i wouldn't hold you back buying one. And my 8800gts has performed good the last years, evry game on high settings so. i'm also considering to upgrade to fermi, there still that bud.

Should get MSI 570 twin frozr III it's good performer with better VRAM.
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Im just reading the forums about fermi cards, i wouldn't hold you back buying one. And my 8800gts has performed good the last years, evry game on high settings so. i'm also considering to upgrade to fermi, there still that bud.

Should get MSI 570 twin frozr III it's good performer with better VRAM.
have you played crysis 2?
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lol @ anyone calling a 580 "future proof"
depends the settings you want, my back up 250 gts computer still runs every game on the market on medium or low at playable fps. If stuff has to be maxxed forever nothings future proof. If it does not need to be maxed you can ride a card for half a decade no problem if its high end.
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have you played crysis 2?
why would anyone subjucate themselves to that train wreck ? maybe they can grab brink, homefront, and duke nukem forever to have a really solid game collection.
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