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As title said is this video card any good?

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16814127572

and does anyone know where to find black ek back plates like this?

http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...Water%20Blocks
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Its a GTX 580 with a Dangerden block so yeah its good for its price
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Am i better off waiting for evga hydro copper to restock, or is buying the ek block better?
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Wow, going from a 210 to a 580... be careful when you boot her up, it might make your head blow off.
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Am i better off waiting for evga hydro copper to restock, or is buying the ek block better?
I have a EK block and I think its better than the swiftech one on the Hydro Copper. The only thing I like about the Hydro Copper is that it covers the whole card and its a true single slot

And yeah, GT 210 to a GTX 580 wow lol Honda to a Lambo or something
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Wow, going from a 210 to a 580... be careful when you boot her up, it might make your head blow off.
ive had plenty of top end cards in this system ex. 2x hd 5970 which i sold to pick up the gtx 590 or hd 6990 on release but then changed my mind, so then i picked up a used gtx 465, then sold to pick up a hd 6970 which i recently sold because i ordered a hydro copper2 which the website said was instock then later siad they didnt have... so now im stuck with this crappy g210 till i decide what im going to do..
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I have a EK block and I think its better than the swiftech one on the Hydro Copper. The only thing I like about the Hydro Copper is that it covers the whole card and its a true single slot

And yeah, GT 210 to a GTX 580 wow lol Honda to a Lambo or something
thats why im indecisive i love the look of the evga card because its covered all over, and even has a backplate, i dont like when you see the board
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I have a EK block and I think its better than the swiftech one on the Hydro Copper. The only thing I like about the Hydro Copper is that it covers the whole card and its a true single slot

And yeah, GT 210 to a GTX 580 wow lol Honda to a Lambo or something
Before this GTX 460, the best GPU I had ever used for more than an hour or two was a 9600 GSO 512. Yeah, the crippled one with the 48 shaders.

Mind definitely = blown.

The OP here has used better GPUs, lucky duck.
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