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Just like any other card they die if you abuse them to death. Plus some people got faulty cards from the factory and there is a fud thread where every faulty 570 gets blown out of proportion. Some cards posted were even faked.
From one 570 owner to another... there is no reason to be mad.

Actually, I'd like you to point me to the "fud thread" detailing deaths of people's 580s -- oh wait... that's right -- there isn't one. So either no one has overvolted and "abused" their 580 or the 580 is a much studier and more OC friendly card than the 570. The OP wants a card that will last so even though I own the 570, I won't recommend it to him because the fact is that the VRMs are weak and it MAY die when overvolting.
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EVGA or ASUS GTX 580
Yup , i went EVGA for the lifetime warranty on my 580sc , will grab another one by the end of the year for sure. Prices are already starting to drop slowly. I havent even OCed it and it handles everything i have thrown at it maxed settings with 1920x1200 res on my 26 inch Asus monitor. Have never seen things drop below 30fps on any games. Black ops never drops below 60 , same with Bad company 2. On metro it drops to low thirties.
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He said he wanted the best Nvidia card. Not a blowdryer.
aaaaaah he also said futureproof......so the HD6990 will surely last long than the 580

so u have the bucks go ahead and take the radeon......and as i said earlier when* the prices come down CFX it with a 6970
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I'm planning on buying a 570 (if i finally manage to have some money) do u think guys that it's not worth it?
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so i have concluded i probably will by a evga gtx 580

is that a good card to finalize with?

i appreciate all the help, will leave good rep soon.
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Get 460/560 SLI, just My opinion though. A 580 is alot of money to drop at once, and at that point, go for a 590.
    
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so i have concluded i probably will by a evga gtx 580

is that a good card to finalize with?

i appreciate all the help, will leave good rep soon.
Sure, the 580 is good but very expensive. If you're playing on a 19" monitor I would first upgrade to a 560 Ti and a 1080p monitor, or a 6950 2GB and two more 19" monitors for eyefinity

unlocking is pretty simple; there are a lot of guides on it. The 6950 is pretty powerful even if not unocked
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If only it could last before exploding.
surprised nobody took the bait for a "that's what she said joke" lol
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Sure, the 580 is good but very expensive. If you're playing on a 19" monitor I would first upgrade to a 560 Ti and a 1080p monitor, or a 6950 2GB and two more 19" monitors for eyefinity

unlocking is pretty simple; there are a lot of guides on it. The 6950 is pretty powerful even if not unocked


ok so u think i should get a 6950 instead of the 580???

do u posibbly think u can give me a link possibly with a price and the card? i coudlnt find one as weird as that sounds

also if i unlock it to a 6970, will it do harm to it?????
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-914-_-Product
Sapphire 6950 2GB


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-355-_-Product
HIS 6950 2GB

Unlocking to a 6970 is risky due to the higher temps and voltages but the 6950 is really good.
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