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Why did you get rid of the Dual 5970's, out of interest?

Also, the only thing here is how the block performs, if it's similar/worse than the EK block, or any other block, there is no real reason to pay the price premium.
I was going to upgrade to the hd6990 but then spent the money on my pc, and anyways if I were to pick a new card it would prolly be the gtx 590/595 , but if duel 580s are better il stick with them. And one of my 5970 was ati reference card and it had heating problems , my xfx one was really good tho , I made $350 off of them lol so didn't lose any money
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Worth it is subjective... For the same question you'll get a lot of difference answers...

For instance...


Is a gtx 580 worth it? No.

Is the 1366 platform worth it? No.

Are girlfriends worth the hassle? No.

Does life have any meaning? No.
Why do you say 1366 is not worth it ?
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The benefits of 1366 over 1156 weren't all that impressive for many of us.
    
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buy itttttt
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Finally received my EVGA GTX 580 Backplates. Personally the one thing i love on the Hydro copper blocks.



Cant believe nowhere here in Australia sells them. Had to get my relatives in San Francisco to post them for me.

As regard to the blocks. I tried finding them for about a month. No where here in Australia has an ETA on next shipment. Opted for just two SC 580's.

(Sleeving of cables is next :)
Edited by Slap Dash - 2/10/11 at 6:22pm
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Finally received my EVGA GTX 580 Backplates. Personally the one thing i love on the Hydro copper blocks.



Cant believe nowhere here in Australia sells them. Had to get my relatives in San Francisco to post them for me.

As regard to the blocks. I tried finding them for about a month. No where here in Australia has an ETA on next shipment. Opted for just two SC 580's.

(Sleeving of cables is next :)
What do you mean not in Australia. I found the GTX580 at Centrecom. For an Australian store, they have pretty decent stock and "decent" prices.

EDIT: Wait, I just noticed you said "backplates". Now I feel stupid -_-
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