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Looks like I'll go for a GTX 580 Lightning then as I've been message a cheap one.

Thank you all for the help.
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hehe was just about to say you should only go with a lightning made from better components, always overclock better and never give trouble got three and If i could change them then i would only for another lightning
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I would go witht he TFIII over the TFII. The Asus DCII is good too but takes up 3 pci slots whereas the MSI only takes up 2. Im not a big fan of EVGA anymore...
This. If you're an overclocking enthusiast, look no further than the MSI Lightning 580.
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Pretty simple answer if your going to use the card for a few years then sell it than the Asus will do since it has 3 years warranty. But you can't go wrong with EVGA also for their lifetime warranty and step up.
I love evga,s products, but dont count on a mail in rebate ( i got cheated) and they do not offer any step up to a gtx580 ( at this moment)
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That's if he's using his sig case. He isn't since it's for another build. He hasn't mentioned the case, which is why I asked.

But if it is the sig case, the best choice would be the EVGA since it's a reference design and will exhaust the heat out of the back instead of creating a hot spot inside the case which has little airflow.
Whoop. I didnt see that it might be going in a new case.
My bad.
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post #16 of 16
Go with MSI or ASUS, though I recommend the lightning ( I'm biased )

If you like getting top of the line cards then you'll be doing a bit of reselling to cut costs of new upgrades, in which case MSI/ASUS are better because of their warranty.
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