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I am in the market for a GTX 580 and this one fits the budget and looks sweet but i never heard of zotac before. Are they any good?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814500234
Edited by philhalo66 - 4/14/12 at 2:39pm
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post #2 of 18
ZOTAC/Sapphire are based In HK and is an excellent company with comparable warranties to any other manf.

Either way, you're looking at a reference 580, so differences between manf are minimal other than different shroud stickers.
Edited by Blindrage606 - 4/14/12 at 2:44pm
 
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they are certainly cheaper than the rest. But their warranties stink so becareful
    
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post #4 of 18
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Blindrage606 View Post

ZOTAC/Sapphire are based In HK and is an excellent company with comparable warranties to any other manf.
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Originally Posted by 072665995 View Post

they are certainly cheaper than the rest. But their warranties stink so becareful

eh two conflicting answers. so is this a go or keep looking?
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you could probably get a good used evga here for closer to 300 that still has a warranty.
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bought it when it first came out. overclocks well, no problems so far
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post #8 of 18
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Originally Posted by navynuke499 View Post

you could probably get a good used evga here for closer to 300 that still has a warranty.

I don't buy used anymore, and nothing beats having a brand new card in your hand.
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Originally Posted by techenth View Post

bought it when it first came out. overclocks well, no problems so far

hmm so no dealings with the RMA dept.?
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or get this one
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130704

90 day warranty.. no thanks lol
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post #9 of 18
Another thing to note is that this card in particular is a reference card. It's the same card as the other name brand reference cards. Only thing different than say from an eVGA is the sticker and warranty.

Will overclock the same as any other name brand gtx580 reference.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by 072665995 View Post

they are certainly cheaper than the rest. But their warranties stink so becareful

How so? Registered serial numbers, and lifetime warranty for enthusiast products.
 
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