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awww, i just ordered a high flow bracket from evga for 10 bucks! do you think it's a waste of money?
It looks nice...
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post #12 of 21
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Originally Posted by darith;12165709 
awww, i just ordered a high flow bracket from evga for 10 bucks! do you think it's a waste of money?

pics? link? What's the high flow bracket? For the GTX-580?

And, that Asus card looks hideous.. I'm sure it's cool.. but I wouldn't sacrifice one slot for it.. what about quad-SLI with that? biggrin.gif
     
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post #13 of 21
If the added power actually benefits the card other than making you think you're getting more performance out of it (IE, with overclocking) then buy it and slap a huge waterblock to it.
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post #14 of 21
Keep your EVGA card... Asus coolers are nice but not nice enough to send back the card you already have.
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post #15 of 21
hi flow bracket was good for the GTX480 because it ran hot as hell, the high flow bracket wont help s much for the gtx 580 because it runs cooler anyway.

you should have gone for the triple slot ASUS card. plus it looks badass
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post #16 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by darith View Post
awww, i just ordered a high flow bracket from evga for 10 bucks! do you think it's a waste of money?
Naw, the card looks much better with it than without. It's also suppose to help with cooling too.

But for 3x the price you can get these!



It's all in your own personal taste what looks good or not.
post #17 of 21
Reference GTX580 is very cool at at stock and does not get much hooter overclocked. I am pretty sure the ASUS one will cost more. I personally like ASUS more then Evga for warranty purposes here in Canada.Also the triple slot cooler does not look very sexy to me. i want something more elegant in my case.
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How much are these going to sell for? Any idea?
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post #19 of 21
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Baasha View Post
pics? link? What's the high flow bracket? For the GTX-580?

And, that Asus card looks hideous.. I'm sure it's cool.. but I wouldn't sacrifice one slot for it.. what about quad-SLI with that?
High Flow Bracket = Less Resistance

EVGA GTX 580 Backplate

MSRP for the Asus GTX 580 Directcu II will be at least $550-560
Edited by darith - 1/28/11 at 2:36pm
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ASUS all the way
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