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Very valid point. I'm assuming (and hoping) it will perform better though, lol. I'd hate for nVidia to pull an AMD like the whole Bulldozer failure.
Well, graphics cards are a whole different ball game than CPU's. From what's been said about AMD 7xxx series, Nvidia is going to have to outperform current GPU's. It's just a matter of how much you game and if having a GTX 580 is really worth it to you. If it's overkill for the games you play, there's no point in having it..but if its worth hanging onto for you and will still be worth it after the price drop when the new series comes out is up to you to decide really.
    
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Who knows when and how well Kepler will perform. Keep the 580 and enjoy upcoming games while you wait at full crank settings
+1 I agree, I heard they are having manufacturing issues with the smaller die. AMD also, they so happen to be coming from the same factory lol

Paragragh 2, not to mention look what happened with bulldozer
http://www.maximumpc.com/article/new...yed_until_2012

and (latest post from oct)

http://www.maximumpc.com/article/new...facturing_woes
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The Lightning goes for 525$ on the Egg, so an offer of $450 isn't really doing you any favors. Counter his offer with $475. Thats 50 off of new and no shipping issues...
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