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...on the Matrix 580?

I've read a lot of mixed reviews. Seems like a good deal. $530 bucks on Newegg.
Edited by dotcom - 8/8/11 at 6:51pm
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fill you system spec and we can help ya here
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I'm currently running the EVGA 580.

I was just curious about this card. Sorry lol
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Well, here is how I see it.

GTX 580 Lightening - 530$.

HD 6950 (open box) - 180$.

An unlocked HD 6950 will be around 5-10% in performance of the GTX 580.

So, two HD 6950 (or three) for 360$ (or 540$), would make the GTX 580 Lightening look like an old 2900XT.
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I have no idea why I put "lightning" in the title. I derp'd for a second.

I meant to type the Asus Matrix 580. I already know the lightning is badass. It's also 600 bucks.
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Originally Posted by Track View Post
Well, here is how I see it.

GTX 580 Lightening - 530$.

HD 6950 (open box) - 180$.

An unlocked HD 6950 will be around 5-10% in performance of the GTX 580.

So, two HD 6950 (or three) for 360$ (or 540$), would make the GTX 580 Lightening look like an old 2900XT.
Catalyst drive sux all around pay more and get the best
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I have no idea why I put "lightning" in the title. I derp'd for a second.

I meant to type the Asus Matrix 580. I already know the lightning is badass. It's also 600 bucks.
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Catalyst drive sux all around pay more and get the best
But you could get three GTX 480-equivalent cards for the price of a single GTX 580.

Even with sucky drivers, the HD 6950 Triple-Crossfire build would send the GTX 580 back to last Sunday.
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