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Zotac or Sparkle for GTX 580

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Hey guys,
i've the opportunity to get sub 420Eur GTX 580's. The brands are either Zotac or Sparkle.

Between these 2, which is the best?

Thanks
Pedro
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Zotac, lifetime warranty.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Johnny Guitar;11951694 
Zotac, lifetime warranty.

Sparkle too - I think. Or used to.


I wouldn't feel bad buying either brand..
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I would look at the price and pick the cheaper one.
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post #5 of 15
I'd pick Zotac.

I've never heard of Sparkle before, but I know Zotac do lifetime warranty and their cards look pretty cool.

Also, I think Zotac cards run quieter but at higher temps, while Sparkle cards are loud, but cooler.
Edited by bricky149 - 1/9/11 at 2:18pm
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atm, as theyre all reference design it doesnt matter really. it comes down to whichever one is cheaper/has better warrenty
     
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tconroy135;11951715 
I would look at the price and pick the cheaper one.

This, if you're deciding between those two, then I'd go for the cheaper one, unless warranty is a big issue for you. It isn't for me, 3 years and I'm good.
 
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post #8 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by bricky149;11951880 
I'd pick Zotac.

I've never heard of Sparkle before, but I know Zotac do lifetime warranty and their cards look pretty cool.

Also, I think Zotac cards run quieter but at higher temps, while Sparkle cards are loud, but cooler.

If you've never heard of Sparkle before, how do you know that their cards run louder and cooler?confused.gifconfused.gifconfused.gif
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zotac is actually the sister company of saphire so u could expect some quality stuff from them
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Quote:
Originally Posted by max it;11952117 
If you've never heard of Sparkle before, how do you know that their cards run louder and cooler?confused.gifconfused.gifconfused.gif

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