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I'm currently looking to buy a OCed version of the gtx580. I've never had a Nvidia card before so I'm not sure which brands are better. Does anyone have suggestions as to which brands to look for??
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Personally I prefer Asus the most, but evga, and the like aren't bad.
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I am looking at the MSI Twin Frozr II, it's 509 CAD right now. How does this one sound?
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Twin Frozer edition sounds very nice. The cooler itself is a marvel. Very silent, and it cools very good which makes for more overclocking ability without the unnecessary noise from the stock cooler.
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Try to get the Asus DirectCU II if you can. That thing is a monster.

Edit: Can't go wrong with the Twin Frozr II either.
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Yeah, I'm VERY excited to switch from ATI to Nvidia. Had nightmares with my 5870s CF - just sold one online and one more to go but.. I can't wait to try the 580 out. The 5870s scaled horribly.
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I've been reading reviews by buyers and some people have reported the MSI GeForce GTX 580 Twin Frozr II OC crashing a lot. Not sure why this is happening to them, but this makes me hesitate. I want to get a solid card for my money and not a card with issues.
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post #8 of 9
The Frozr is a good buy. I'm not sure what to think about the crashing, I've heard nothing but good things about them. Quiet and cools good.

Asussssssssss haha (:
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post #9 of 9
If you can fit a three slot cooler, The Asus DCII hands down. It's 3 slots, but it delivers unrivaled cooling.

If not, go with the twin frozr II.
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