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EVGA 580GTX GeForce DC SC 1.5GB Vs. EVGA 580GTX 3GB

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So I just purchased the 580GTX 3GB, yes do not tell me the obvious... I don't like multiple monitors and do not plan on using them, unless I happen to come up on another monitor for free ^_^.
Pros to 580 GTX 3GB:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130655

Future Proof

Good Reviews

Possible Multiple monitor setup

More Memory

Cons:

Price

Same clock rate as original ... ( Lame -_-, but OC can fix that)

Only one fan

EVGA GeForce GTX 580 DoubleShot Superclocked Video Card


Pros:

GREAT FOR AIR FLOW!!! O_O ( Thats what caught my Eye as Airflow is what I am going for in my new build)

Over Clocked

Two Fans

Cheaper

Possibly a better over clock than the GTX580 3GB ?

Cons

Not 3GB

Not as Future proof

Not as Multiple Monitor friendly


Now I really am leaning towards the EVGA GeForce GTX 580 DoubleShot Superclocked because of its ability to accept more airflow coming from my case than the other... what y'all think ? EXCHANGE!!!?! O_O
    
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Belongs in the Nvidia section. If you purchased it already then thats that, lol.

I would have gone with a Twin Frozr or arctic accelero based 580. Cooler and more quiet.

Yea the 1.5GB Vram for you would have been just as good. Same with me, I got 3gb model, unneccessarily but whatever xD
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Belongs in the Nvidia section. If you purchased it already then thats that, lol.

I would have gone with a Twin Frozr or arctic accelero based 580. Cooler and more quiet.

Yea the 1.5GB Vram for you would have been just as good. Same with me, I got 3gb model, unneccessarily but whatever xD
Word?

Well ok let me repost this then

I bought the 580GTX but its still in the mail so I could always return it
    
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