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So I went and refunded my GTX 590

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In the end I paid a 5% restocking fee (~$40), which wasn't that bad. I even called up EVGA earlier and asked if they could "Step me up" from the 590 to the 590 hydro but they said it's not on the Step Up program.

Now I'm back to using my GTX 280, and I hoping for an early release of the 600 series. In the end, I'm disappointed in the card, if it wasn't for the insane case heat I would have kept it till Kepler comes along

From now on I'm sticking to single gpu cards I guess.
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why not buy a 6950 and unlock to 6970?

Or just get a 6970?
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why not buy a 6950 and unlock to 6970?

Or just get a 6970?
Because it's AMD.

OP, you should look at the GTX 560 ti. It's a pretty nice card.
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Continued from this thread: http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/9845...s-running.html


In the end I paid a 5% restocking fee (~$40), which wasn't that bad. I even called up EVGA earlier and asked if they could "Step me up" from the 590 to the 590 hydro but they said it's not on the Step Up program.

Now I'm back to using my GTX 280, and I hoping for an early release of the 600 series. In the end, I'm disappointed in the card, if it wasn't for the insane case heat I would have kept it till Kepler comes along

From now on I'm sticking to single gpu cards I guess.
wow that bad huh? what was your real problem besides heat
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Because it's AMD.

OP, you should look at the GTX 560 ti. It's a pretty nice card.
I love the 560ti, it's a great for what you're paying for!
     
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wow that bad huh? what was your real problem besides heat
Performance and lack of overclocking, possible card destruction?
    
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Performance and lack of overclocking, possible card destruction?
what the vrm thing, that I have seen people talking about?

if true is the 570 suffering from the same problem?
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Yes, but the 590 is a more extreme and costly case of it.
    
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Yes, but the 590 is a more extreme and costly issue.
yeah I know that lol, is the 580 fine? even though I plan on hanging back till there is a bigger jump from what I have
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The 580 is fine.
    
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