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* Contemplating adding another GTX 580. * Hmm...If this sale that I'm looking at turns to my favor, it just may happen! I'll be using the EK Bridge with this setup as well. We shall see. wink.gif

I would obviously rather sell my GTX 580 and get a GTX 680, but my funds won't allow that to happen, hah! GTX 580 SLI is better than one GTX 680 anyways. thumb.gif
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* Contemplating adding another GTX 580. * Hmm...If this sale that I'm looking at turns to my favor, it just may happen! I'll be using the EK Bridge with this setup as well. We shall see. wink.gif

I would obviously rather sell my GTX 580 and get a GTX 680, but my funds won't allow that to happen, hah! GTX 580 SLI is better than one GTX 680 anyways. thumb.gif
Those 580's are still a very powerful card, imo two of them would put out plenty of horsepower.
I formerly ran two 480's, with custom Acceleros and the ihs removed, but a friend wanted them, so it was a difficult decision to sell them to him.
I think another 580 would be a great choice.thumb.gif
    
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Sli will look cooler also!
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Sold for $202. It was an EVGA GTX 580 SC with newer ver. EK Acetal/Nickel block (just like mine). I didn't win. frown.gif Yes. I am sad, lol. Should of just went all out on it, but sadly I don't have much cash laying around. frown.gif
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You'll get there.. I see more and more of these cards on the market lately.

And yeah SLI'd cards do look awesome in these cases biggrin.gif I'm running 2 x 580's with the nickel / plexi tops.

Originally they were acetal tops but I ordered the plexi from EK a while back.. luckily I did it within the 24 month warranty period as I discovered the nickel had corroded a little bit on each of the nickel blocks.

All is well though EK sorted me out with replacement blocks within a week of lodging the RMA with them.
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It's just...$202 for the GPU and EK waterblock. frown.giffrown.giffrown.gif The waterblock is $130 alone, lol. Man, I should of just bit the bullet and threw more money at it, but the responsible part of me said, "No sir, I don't like it!".

Mr. Horse reference. rolleyes.gif
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDGlN6mluGA

Plexi EK waterblocks definitely do look smexy if you've got an inverted setup. thumb.gif I'll stick to my Acetal/Nickel theme though. I want to eventually make everything in my PC black and silver/nickel.
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It's just...$202 for the GPU and EK waterblock. frown.giffrown.giffrown.gif The waterblock is $130 alone, lol. Man, I should of just bit the bullet and threw more money at it, but the responsible part of me said, "No sir, I don't like it!".

Mr. Horse reference. rolleyes.gif
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDGlN6mluGA

Plexi EK waterblocks definitely do look smexy if you've got an inverted setup. thumb.gif I'll stick to my Acetal/Nickel theme though. I want to eventually make everything in my PC black and silver/nickel.
Lol!biggrin.gif
Ah, Ren And Stimpy. It seems that Mr. Horse always said that, only the writers would know why.rolleyes.gif
    
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