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Originally Posted by jam3s;15342606 
Yeah it's a killer deal im lucky

it all depends on what you got for your 9900 as those retail for the same price. So i don't think its consider a 'killer' deal

either way that an amazing card!! gtx 580 the way to go haha
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Thanks! It's not a "killer deal" but a deal none the less. I can't wait to get it. The 9900 and 580 will be a straight trade.

Any ideas as to whether this will fit inside my case?
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post #13 of 16
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Originally Posted by jam3s View Post
Thanks! It's not a "killer deal" but a deal none the less. I can't wait to get it. The 9900 and 580 will be a straight trade.

Any ideas as to whether this will fit inside my case?
It will fit ok from what i can see Hope you enjoy your sexy new GPU
 
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Thanks! I'm excited!
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Here is one for the Las Vegas area;

http://lasvegas.craigslist.org/sys/2640460897.html
Whoever posted this add needs to become my brother-in-law.
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So look what I just found on the newegg review section for the 580 SC.

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Pros: It appears to be a fast card. I played Mafia 2 at the highest settings and the game play was fantastic.

Cons: A few minutes after using a graphically intense program the card produces a burning plastic smoke smell. (It smells pretty toxic) This is a $500 dollar card! And this is the quality control?

I am ready to RMA it. I have had really good luck with EVGA cards in the past, but I think this is the last time I am buying from them.

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Manufacturer Response:

Hello,

There is a plastic film that is placed over the EVGA sticker on the top of the card to protect the card during transit. If this film is not removed it can get sucked into the fan, or heat up and produce a burning smell. I would recommend you remove this film and test the card again or contact our 24/7 technical support (888)-881-3842 so we can assist you further.

Regards,
Matthew Hurwitz
Assistant Product Manager
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