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post #21 of 75
You really didn't need to buy a 590 in the first place.
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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
You have 460s in SLI no need for a 580 , i may be wrong.
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post #23 of 75
Heck I would recommend either getting the 580 or even a 480 runs everything. Buy a GPU block and then overclock it sounds like a win win to me.
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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.
Looks like we're in the same boat.

I'm selling mine and going back to GTX 480 SLi (my intentions were for Quad SLi).

Kepler can't come soon enough!
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post #25 of 75
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You have 460s in SLI no need for a 580 , i may be wrong.
A GTX 580 is a stupid choice in ANY circle.

Heck, you could get TWO GTX 480s for the same price on eBay, if you try hard enough. It'd be similar, nonetheless.
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560Tis are great cards. Once I get a little more money I may end up going with a second one.
 
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post #27 of 75
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560Tis are great cards. Once I get a little more money I may end up going with a second one.
You could get HD 6950s for the same price and have HD 6990-level performance.

GTX 560 Ti is not worth it, IMO.
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post #28 of 75
I wish people would stop with the Kepler quotes. It could be a turd for all we know. But every person that talks about is like its going to change all cards from there on. I saw what they said about it. But I also saw how they Hyped the 480 before it came out.
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I wish people would stop with the Kepler quotes. It could be a turd for all we know. But every person that talks about is like its going to change all cards from there on. I saw what they said about it. But I also saw how they Hyped the 480 before it came out.
It's going to be better than what we currently have.

That's all we know and that's all that matters.

WHATEVER they bring out @ 28nm will be accepted by me.
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post #30 of 75
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wow that bad huh? what was your real problem besides heat
He didn't have any other problems, unless his 590 wasn't cutting it for his amazing single-monitor setup.

Apparently, a card reaching 70 degrees celsius and expelling that heat into his case, which doesn't actually have good airflow, caused some 'insane' temps for him.

I nearly had a hernia when my 590 reached 68 celsius last night...man, I thought my case and everything inside was going to melt...it was THAT extreme! .

OP doesn't understand that the design of pretty much all dual-gpu cards right now expel heat both out of the back of the card and into the case - it stands to reason that if you have a case meant for watercooling, you're not going to have the airflow needed to push that hot air out unless you add some fans/do a little modding.

This is a case of operator error, not the end product.
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