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What happened to MSI 580 Lightning XE cards?

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Hi. I'm on NewEgg.com and like the MSI 580 lightning XE cards, disappeared. What happened with them?

edit: Its weird because if you serach on google "MSI 580 Lightning Extreme edition newegg" this appears:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127589

But if you go to the main site of newegg and on the search box you type "MSI 580 Lightning Extreme edition" you will find 0 results ¬¬. Its pretty annoying.
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That is pretty odd but it does seem like they're available since you can add it to cart and everything.

They're definitely not discontinued if that's what you're worried about.
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Ok, thank you
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why not get a 6990 for that money ?
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post #5 of 9
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Originally Posted by AoHxBram View Post
why not get a 6990 for that money ?
1. The 6990 is $114 more than that 580, which here in Argentina is a LOT of money.
2. The MSI OCs more, is cooler, more silent, etc.
3. It has 3GB of VRAM (against the 2GB per GPU the AMD has).
4. It gives me the chance to add another 580 in the future (when they are cheaper) and have a better system that what I'd have with a single 6990.
5. I prefer nvidia.
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post #6 of 9
I spoke with one of the guys over there and here's what he told me.

Tigerdirect only has very few left, but MSI is shipping 100 of them out to them this week.
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5-It´s a fanboy´s reasson

1st change that Screen 17"? R U ****ING K****** me?
Edited by PontiacGTX - 11/7/11 at 5:28pm
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Give the guy a break, people have preferences and that's how it is. If you have a car and it's rather a nice one, why the hell didn't you go for the cheaper, less prestigious name with the same engine?
    
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post #9 of 9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Emmanuel View Post
Give the guy a break, people have preferences and that's how it is. If you have a car and it's rather a nice one, why the hell didn't you go for the cheaper, less prestigious name with the same engine?
Thanks mate, but do not worry, do not answer that guy, he may be like certain dudes who will get offended if you respond what you have to respond to those aggressive comments.
Edited by Saizer - 11/7/11 at 8:01pm
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