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What makes you say that?
Because for the same price, you can pick up 2 x 6870 2GB's and run them in crossfire...they'll run cooler, use less power and perform better? Also, if one the 6870's goes out, you still have another one and you're not straight out a 400 dollar outdated GPU.
    
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I am from Canada, so prices are a bit higher. Also, the cards never been overclocked for extended periods. Only for testing.
Only rly? Must be a trustworthy seller. My hardware has only ever been overclocked for "testing" as well.

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Just wanted to update, and say that I got the GTX 580. So far no problems.

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Now that is a worthy upgrade
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Just wanted to update, and say that I got the GTX 580. So far no problems.
*fist pound* good decision
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GTX580 wasn't a worthy upgrade, you could have gotten 2x GTX 570 2nd hand for the same price probably.
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GTX580 wasn't a worthy upgrade, you could have gotten 2x GTX 570 2nd hand for the same price probably.
SLI/Xfire is/was not an option at the time. PSU, MOBO, and possibly CPU lacks.
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