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Which is better(for 24inch monitor,sli).
Msi gtx 580 lighting
Or
MSI GTX 580TWIN FROZR II OC
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Personally Id go with 580TWIN
    
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Which is better(for 24inch monitor,sli).
Msi gtx 580 lighting
Or
MSI GTX 580TWIN FROZR II OC

Either. No wrong / bad choice here bud.

I have a simple reference EVGA GTX 580 and it's a great card. Still a winner IMO.

MSI GTX 580 Lightning $$525 @832Mhz
MSI GTX 580 TFII OC $500 @800Mhz

For $25 more the Lightnings have the best over clocking thus far out of any of the air cooled GPU's. However if your not worried about benching, the 24/7 settings you'll apply either card will be most likely the same. 32Mhz is going to make or break you, just depends on if you don't mind the extra $25.

However you should wait at least till Christmas. When AMD launches the 7000 series cards, Nvidia is planning on offering exclusive sales on the 500 series cards with a GTX 580 selling for $380 before MIR. You should see what it will do to these cards prices. If this is true it will be a great price/performance card. smile.gif
     
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MSI Lightning would be my choice, but i would wait a bit longer. There is supposed to be some price drops on the Nvidia line sometime this month.
 
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