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Poll Results: Was your previous card ATI or NVIDIA?

 
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post #2601 of 5998
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Originally Posted by FtW 420 View Post
Ok, just wondering since I'm looking to get my 580 lightning now but they aren't easy to get here, looking for a 1.5gb but may have to take what I can get when there are some available of whatever flavor...

Postal strike here is angering me when I can't get the hardware I'm after.
Yeah that would have me mad as a hatter lol, I love my 550s xD!
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post #2602 of 5998
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Originally Posted by FtW 420 View Post
Ok, just wondering since I'm looking to get my 580 lightning now but they aren't easy to get here, looking for a 1.5gb but may have to take what I can get when there are some available of whatever flavor...

Postal strike here is angering me when I can't get the hardware I'm after.
Must be canucks fans. What about Fedex? I got mine from NewEgg. Not sure if they ship to the great white north.
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Hey i would like to join here is the link for validation: Validation link
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ASUS GTX 560 Ti DirectCU II ENGTX560 Ti DCII/2DI/1GD5



Core Clock: 900 MHz

edit: Does anybody know how to get the OC Scanner (stress tester tool) without having to have an EVGA card?
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post #2606 of 5998
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Not sure if you're talking about my MSIs, but if you were, they're hotter than 2 rats ****ing in a wool sock The bottom card peaked at 85c during a 30 minute 3dmark test.

I dialed them back to 900 MHz for general gaming purposes.
When it was 940Mhz what did you have it's voltage at?
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post #2607 of 5998
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Does anybody know how to get the OC Scanner (stress tester tool) without having to have an EVGA card?
You just have to register on their site.
 
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post #2608 of 5998
Considering selling my GTX 460 SLI setup and getting a single GTX 580...

Would I see any increase in performance, and is it worth the extra price? Basically I just want to know if its worth it or if I should stick with what I have until the next series of cards comes out
post #2609 of 5998
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Considering selling my GTX 460 SLI setup and getting a single GTX 580...

Would I see any increase in performance, and is it worth the extra price? Basically I just want to know if its worth it or if I should stick with what I have until the next series of cards comes out
Two 460's are a bit better in performance than one 580. I'd wait since your already own them. Technically you should stay put until one of your 460 cards fail, then re-evaluate your options when you can compare Kepler 600 vs Fermi 500 series, performance benchmarks and pricing.

If you got the upgrade bug you can get one 580 now in anticipation for an SLI option later. Won't see much performance loss. I'm playing all my games with max settings including AA. One 580 now and SLI later when pricing goes down will rape one 680 later regardless of the unkown.

I'm speculating, but one 680 will be on par or slightly better than 460 SLI being expected to be about 20-30% better performance than one 580.

I'm going to SLI my 580 later by next February if not sooner. Will take me into Maxwell easy before I'd have to rethink my next options.
     
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post #2610 of 5998
MSI Twin Frozr III


Edited by Al plants Corn - 6/25/11 at 2:48pm
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