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Just pulled the trigger on the MSI N580GTX Lightning Xtreme Edition GeForce GTX 580 from newegg:
This one.
I know. It's overkill, I like to call it futureproof. Like, I'll get another one in the future.
and $600.00 ouch, but I am getting a Batman game....wooohooo
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I can see it as future proofing, it's 3gb vram so for those ever expanding demands in graphics you will be set for a long time! and it's resale value is pretty high
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Nice buying !

SLI later on the road
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I got these cards and sli and trust me they are awesome.
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I got these cards and sli and trust me they are awesome.
I wanna see some benches and videos NAO! lol I've always wanted to see how dual sli of these would perform!
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i wanna see some benches and videos nao! Lol i've always wanted to see how dual sli of these would perform!
this^
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why didnt you just put extra money towards a 590?
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why didnt you just put extra money towards a 590?

You get more vram on a GTX 580 lightning extreme vs GTX 590
Also the MSI is great stock cooling and OC's like crazy
Edited by FlamingMidget - 10/22/11 at 7:29pm
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I got these cards and sli and trust me they are awesome.
I should just run the latest Nvidia drivers? Right?
The MSI driver is 263.09
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I should just run the latest Nvidia drivers? Right?
The MSI driver is 263.09
http://www.nvidia.com/object/win7-wi...ta-driver.html

That's what you want to be using.
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