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iam actually focussing this debate on the peeps who rather get 2 580 in sli than 590 and iam pretty much shocked coz 580 sli is much more expensive but still peeps prefer that

i just wanan know whats so bad about 590?

also i think the burning things have been done with?(i may be wrong)
I think the only reason people are telling you to go 580 SLI is because you already have a 580. If you didn't, they'd tell you to go 570 SLI, which is better than a 590 is most (all?) areas.
    
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silent no i didnt check but when i surfed the forum itself couldnt find any major burning or any other problems with it so i assumed they must have been fixed

also if u are telling me to check above may i ask that if u check forums i dont think there is any such problem now and still peeps avoid 590

iam amazed coz i checked the 590 vs 580 sli comparision and to me 590 is a bit better bang for buck product if u ask me
    
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post #13 of 23
short answer: because it sucks

laugh/cry at this benchmarks, 590 got beat by pretty much every other SLI or CFX cards http://www.ozone3d.net/msi_kombustor/scores_gl4_720.php
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dealio i dont think i would give kumbustor to much importance but still thats pretty shocking lols
    
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Well i am in the same boat .... Well most people avoid to suggest 590 cuz some 590s got burned during its release with 267.(forgot)but it was way back in march... Now nvidia recently released a new driver which people r saying is quite good.. Many r achieving good clocks with low voltages.. i myself looking for 590 and later sli them cuz in here gtx590 is only 150$ more than a gtx580 which makes it rather tempting....
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I got it because I only have 1 pci slot for a gpu. Its basically what I expected. The o/c is a little disappointing due to the insufficient number of vrm's but I can still max out everything a throw at it at stock clocks. Overall, its ok.
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post #17 of 23
Just look at it this way.....there is a reason as to why 99% of peeps dont have one and are WARNING you to avoid and go SLI. I say go SLI if you need to. Why are you thinking of changing your cards? You may aswell wait until kepler is out now. A 580 is good enough til then IMO.
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post #18 of 23
The 590 usually has a hard enough time getting to STOCK GTX580 clock speeds. Let alone the clock speeds the 580 is capable of.

GTX560 Ti SLI is a better option over a GTX590 honestly (and will beat the 590 every time), unless you only have 1x PCIe slot and a tight case.

You've already got one 580 now. Don't downgrade into a 590. Your only reasonable performance upgrade would be another 580.
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post #19 of 23
more expensive, hotter, and less powerful than 6990, pus no OC room.
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post #20 of 23
Ill take the 590 over 580 sli , just because its in one card and it reduces heat . Once overclocked it will perform the same anyway .

Not as popular because the 295 probably wasnt $1000 brand new , not many people have that $$ to spend on one graphics card .

things are abit different to the gtx295 days .
    
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