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post #11 of 15
I actually had the P8P67 Pro and two of the DCII's in SLI. worked fine.
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two 6970s for a single 580? lol.
hes selling them now so he can make money before the price drop from southern islands and pick up a 7970/90
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post #13 of 15
I had one of these cards and it worked very nicely.

The one thing I had an issue with was that the card sagged a lot in the back end due to it's weight. I ended up buying a HAF X case specifically for the included bracket to support larger heavier cards.
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hes selling them now so he can make money before the price drop from southern islands and pick up a 7970/90
+1 for having some intelligence.
Edited by King Who Dat - 10/11/11 at 5:45pm
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I think something to consider is that yes these cards will put extra strain on the board, but I've not seen any mention of them breaking a board in the process

More importantly however is that given they both exhaust heat into the case and the top card will be deprived of air, overheating might be an issue.

I was looking at the Direct CU IIs as well but decided that if I do go down that route, and if I do SLi in the future it will have to be, one Direct CU II and one standard two slot cooled GTX580.

The Direct CU II will take my bottom slot to get the air it needs, while the reference cooled GTX580 can sit above it and dump hot air outside my case.
The top card is the hotter card though. Since the DCII has the better cooler I would put that one on top.

OP, are there any other GTX 580's you would consider, maybe ones that are dual slot instead of 3. The MSI Lighting's are great and cool just as well as the DCII. Also EVGA has a newer design on there 580's that features 2 or 3 fans, I dont remember,
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