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Hey fellas,

I just sold my 5870's and bought a brand new EVGA 580 SC. I've been an ATI fan boy for the past 8 years and decided it was time to try something new. Are the current 266.58 okay for gaming? I will not be overclocking so these drivers have to got to be rock stable. Any help would be much appreciated.
Edited by NitrousX - 2/20/11 at 6:58pm
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post #2 of 24
umm
if you buy a gtx580 the only purpose is for gaming and folding. so i dont see the point in your question
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post #3 of 24
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Quote:
Originally Posted by subliminally incorrect View Post
umm
if you buy a gtx580 the only purpose is for gaming and folding. so i dont see the point in your question
Are the latest drivers pretty stable for gaming? That is what I was asking.
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post #4 of 24
Drivers are good to go
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they've been fine for me although I'm using 470s. you'll probably find nvidia drivers more reliable than what you're used to
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post #6 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by NitrousX View Post
Are the latest drivers pretty stable for gaming? That is what I was asking.
I have been using them and I really have not seen any blatant problems with the 266.58 drivers.
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post #7 of 24
They should be fine. I'm still on 263.09 with my 570's because if it ain't broke don't fix it.

I did see that the 580s benefit from the newest drivers though according to what's on Nvidia's website.

Good luck with your new card.
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post #8 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by tommy1993 View Post
they've been fine for me although I'm using 470s. you'll probably find nvidia drivers more reliable than what you're used to
Doubt it -- I am in the same boat, got rid of the 5870 and switched to Nvidia.

My ATI drivers were more stable/better than the current Nvidia ones I have
     
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post #9 of 24
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Alright cool, thanks guys. What kind of temps should I expect with the 580? My 932 is well vented.
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Depends on ambients and fan speed.
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