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Hmmmm seen as the KFA2 is all out i think i will look into the PNY cards.
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Coming from 6970's, if they were reference blower styles, you will be amazed how much quieter the reference 580's are. I can't believe how I ever tolerated my 5870 at 60% as long as I did.
A reference 580 at 65% is almost silent.
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Coming from 6970's, if they were reference blower styles, you will be amazed how much quieter the reference 580's are. I can't believe how I ever tolerated my 5870 at 60% as long as I did.
A reference 580 at 65% is almost silent.
Well that is very good. Kcuestag was also telling me how great the reference is.
I can see that Kari likes 580's lol.

Ok i am going to buy the PNY 580's!

I will review the thread tonight and rep those who helped.

Thank you.

/thread.
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Coming from 6970's, if they were reference blower styles, you will be amazed how much quieter the reference 580's are. I can't believe how I ever tolerated my 5870 at 60% as long as I did.
A reference 580 at 65% is almost silent.
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Well that is very good. Kcuestag was also telling me how great the reference is.
I can see that Kari likes 580's lol.

Ok i am going to buy the PNY 580's!

I will review the thread tonight and rep those who helped.

Thank you.

/thread.

Indeed, the Nvidia reference coolers are way quieter, I was amazed I could keep the HD6970's at 50% (3000RPM) and the GTX580's now at 70% (3000RPM) and even at same speed they're way quieter.
    
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Ouch, am out of luck! If i order the PNY's they won't delivery till wednesday (Nobody will be in wed, thur or fri then no shipping on sat and sun). This is the only one that i could get for tommorow. Is this the same as the PNY?

http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/c...s/nov-580.html
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The reference cards are all the same, although I haven't heard about Novatech, so I can't really recommend it. The only difference on stock cards is each company's way of treating customers with their RMA, one is good, one is bad... etc

I'd say get the PNY and wait until Wednesday, what's wrong with waiting 1 day?

I waited a week for mine to arrive.
    
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That's a good point. Just seems silly to pay that much, if I had to work with tessellation, Id buy a 480 lightning used and sli which would overclock great and cost less than a 580 sli while still performing on par. Or buy you're golden 470s from you

I guess if OP is hell bent on plunking down that much cash, they should wait for the next gen before even considering any gpus, as who knows who will win the tessellation games.
I paid less for my SLI 580's than you did your CF 6970's. So win.
 
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I don't want this thread to become a flamewar between AMD and Nvidia, those who continue will get an Infraction.
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I paid less for my SLI 580's than you did your CF 6970's. So win.

I think I was pretty clear with this, this is not an AMD vs Nvidia thread.
    
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that post is not amd vs nvidia.

It's saying I got a better price/performance ratio
 
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SkyKerv hated me the moment he saw i was getting two 580's lol.
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