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Strange indeed. I would not bother RMA'ing the card. Having the card in 8x mode by itself will give minimal performance loss.
    
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Strange indeed. I would not bother RMA'ing the card. Having the card in 8x mode by itself will give minimal performance loss.
but then if the card can't run properly in x16 mode... then in future what if i want to sell the card? Nobody going to buy something that defective right?
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You can afford a DVI monitor and 2 580's, but not a £5 DVI cable? What are you doing....?
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You can afford a DVI monitor and 2 580's, but not a £5 DVI cable? What are you doing....?
I m doing nothing wrong .... maybe my eyes are not as good as yours.... i tried a DVI cable monitor before ... no difference to me.

I don't like to throw things away when its still good use. This monitor only came with a VGA cable ... why throw it away when it makes no difference to me?
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No one is asking you to throw your vga cable away but a dvi cable is dirt cheap and it doesn't hurt to have one on standby so you could troubleshoot * even in the worst impossible scenario * that it could be your vga cable and the adapter being the cause of your problem.

It's not about the difference between dvi/vga cables. It's about having more options if you need to troubleshoot problems like what you are experiencing now. Like said, you are able to afford 2 580s .. so why skimp on a simple dvi cable ? I'm not an expert on vga/dvi different but imho it definitely has more pros than cons if we have to come down to going through spec sheet.
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