Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › NVIDIA › Finally upgrading to GTX 580!!!!!!
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Finally upgrading to GTX 580!!!!!!

post #1 of 57
Thread Starter 
Ok some of you know i have been waiting since i built my new rig in Feb, to upgrade my video. I had a XFX gts 250 in my old rig ,wich is now the family rig. I was tight on cash so i picked up a 2nd (gts 250)and finished my rig! The gts 250,s have served me well but today i ordered a EVGA GTX 580!!!!! Man im excited!!! I am wondering how much of a difference im really going to notice ?

I got a really good deal also! It was $499 -$30.00 mir -$20.00 tigerdirect coupon i had! So with no tax and free shipping it cost me 449.99 out the door!! I could have got the superclocked for twenty dollers more .I just didnt think the small clock/shader increase was worth it? ( i could be wrong)
Edited by MIKEVALL - 4/15/11 at 11:19pm
BIG DADDY!!!!!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7-950 @ 4.0ghz HT EVGA-Classified-3 EVGA GTX-580 6GB Corsair Dom 2000MHZ 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
120GB Corsair Force-SSD--2TB-WD-BLACK windows7-HP Lg 24 inch RAZER. BLACKWIDOW ULTIMATE 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair-AX1200 HAF-X-942 RAZER-LACHESIS-5600 Steelseries QCK 
  hide details  
Reply
BIG DADDY!!!!!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7-950 @ 4.0ghz HT EVGA-Classified-3 EVGA GTX-580 6GB Corsair Dom 2000MHZ 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
120GB Corsair Force-SSD--2TB-WD-BLACK windows7-HP Lg 24 inch RAZER. BLACKWIDOW ULTIMATE 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair-AX1200 HAF-X-942 RAZER-LACHESIS-5600 Steelseries QCK 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 57
Congratulations! The gtx 580 is a great card, I would expect you to get at least 2x the performance as gts 250's in sli..... hope you enjoy your new monster of a card smile.gif
my first child
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 @ 3.2ghz Evga X58 Sli3 2x Gtx 460 @ 820Mhz [SLI] 12GB G skill 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Force GT 120gb SSD x2 1TB Western digital Caviar Black 1TB 5900 rpm Seagate (Storage) Corsair H50 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 pro 64 bit Samsung 27" 1920x1080 Saitek Eclipse II Corsair AX 850w 
CaseMouseAudio
Haf X R.A.T. 7 Albino Klipsch Promedia 2.1 w/ 200W sub 
  hide details  
Reply
my first child
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 @ 3.2ghz Evga X58 Sli3 2x Gtx 460 @ 820Mhz [SLI] 12GB G skill 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Force GT 120gb SSD x2 1TB Western digital Caviar Black 1TB 5900 rpm Seagate (Storage) Corsair H50 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 pro 64 bit Samsung 27" 1920x1080 Saitek Eclipse II Corsair AX 850w 
CaseMouseAudio
Haf X R.A.T. 7 Albino Klipsch Promedia 2.1 w/ 200W sub 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 57
liek no wai?
post #4 of 57
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Methos07;13146101 
liek no wai?

I love how i cant even be excited about a new video card with out some BS, HATER COMMENTS!frown.gif
BIG DADDY!!!!!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7-950 @ 4.0ghz HT EVGA-Classified-3 EVGA GTX-580 6GB Corsair Dom 2000MHZ 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
120GB Corsair Force-SSD--2TB-WD-BLACK windows7-HP Lg 24 inch RAZER. BLACKWIDOW ULTIMATE 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair-AX1200 HAF-X-942 RAZER-LACHESIS-5600 Steelseries QCK 
  hide details  
Reply
BIG DADDY!!!!!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7-950 @ 4.0ghz HT EVGA-Classified-3 EVGA GTX-580 6GB Corsair Dom 2000MHZ 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
120GB Corsair Force-SSD--2TB-WD-BLACK windows7-HP Lg 24 inch RAZER. BLACKWIDOW ULTIMATE 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair-AX1200 HAF-X-942 RAZER-LACHESIS-5600 Steelseries QCK 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 57
580 is a GREAT card man,ignore the haters. HF with it wink.gif

I would expect performance increase to be 2x +
DantePC
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-950 @ 4.2GHz w/HT Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R(rev. 2.0) Sparkle GTX 580 Calibre @950/1900/2300 Corsair Vengeance DDR3 6GB Kit @1600[7-8-7-24] 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2 x Western Digital Caviar Black WD6402AAEX 640GB Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 LG W2361V 23'' 2ms Microsoft Sidewinder X6 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
CoolerMaster Silent Pro Gold 800W CoolerMaster Haf 932 Black Case Razer Deathadder Respawn Razer Goliathius Omega 
  hide details  
Reply
DantePC
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-950 @ 4.2GHz w/HT Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R(rev. 2.0) Sparkle GTX 580 Calibre @950/1900/2300 Corsair Vengeance DDR3 6GB Kit @1600[7-8-7-24] 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2 x Western Digital Caviar Black WD6402AAEX 640GB Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 LG W2361V 23'' 2ms Microsoft Sidewinder X6 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
CoolerMaster Silent Pro Gold 800W CoolerMaster Haf 932 Black Case Razer Deathadder Respawn Razer Goliathius Omega 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 57
Grats, nice upgrade there! You should be able to achieve the superclocked speeds and then some if you choose to overclock the card yourself.

I just got a great deal on a new PNY GTX580 today myself, but am having trouble deciding if I want to replace my 6970. rolleyes.gif
     
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-3930K @ 4.8 GHz ASUS Rampage IV Extreme - LGA 2011 - X79 NVIDIA GTX 970 Mushkin Enhanced Redline 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin... 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Corsair Force Series GT 120 GB SSD Samsung SpinPoint HD103SJ (RAID 0) ASUS 12x Blu-Ray Burner (BW-12B1ST) XSPC Rasa 750 RX240 WaterCooling Kit 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 10 x64 DELL UltraSharp 3007WFP-HC 30-inch Widescreen L... Samsung SyncMaster 204T 20-inch LCD Monitor (Bl... Filco Ninja Majestouch-2, NKR, Linear Action 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair Professional Series Gold 850-Watt (AX850) Fractal Design Arc Midi Black High Performance ... Logitech G500 Programmable Gaming Mouse PureTrak Stealth 
AudioAudio
Fluance XLHTB Surround Sound System ASUS Xonar DX 7.1 Channel PCI Express Sound Card 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
e8400 C0 ASUS P5Q Pro Turbo ASUS EAH6970 Mushkin 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR2 800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
HD103SJ 2TB RAID 0 (1TB x 2) ASUS DRW-24B1ST Windows 7 x64 Dell 3007WFP-HC & Samsung 204T 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech UltraX OCZ StealthXStream 700W ThermalTake Tsunami Logitech G500 
Mouse Pad
PureTrak Stealth 
  hide details  
Reply
     
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-3930K @ 4.8 GHz ASUS Rampage IV Extreme - LGA 2011 - X79 NVIDIA GTX 970 Mushkin Enhanced Redline 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin... 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Corsair Force Series GT 120 GB SSD Samsung SpinPoint HD103SJ (RAID 0) ASUS 12x Blu-Ray Burner (BW-12B1ST) XSPC Rasa 750 RX240 WaterCooling Kit 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 10 x64 DELL UltraSharp 3007WFP-HC 30-inch Widescreen L... Samsung SyncMaster 204T 20-inch LCD Monitor (Bl... Filco Ninja Majestouch-2, NKR, Linear Action 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair Professional Series Gold 850-Watt (AX850) Fractal Design Arc Midi Black High Performance ... Logitech G500 Programmable Gaming Mouse PureTrak Stealth 
AudioAudio
Fluance XLHTB Surround Sound System ASUS Xonar DX 7.1 Channel PCI Express Sound Card 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
e8400 C0 ASUS P5Q Pro Turbo ASUS EAH6970 Mushkin 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR2 800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
HD103SJ 2TB RAID 0 (1TB x 2) ASUS DRW-24B1ST Windows 7 x64 Dell 3007WFP-HC & Samsung 204T 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech UltraX OCZ StealthXStream 700W ThermalTake Tsunami Logitech G500 
Mouse Pad
PureTrak Stealth 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 57
Quote:
Originally Posted by MIKEVALL;13146238 
I love how i cant even be excited about a new video card with out some BS, HATER COMMENTS!frown.gif
It's ok.
He has a 6990, so he's obviously ACTING like an elitist.
Either way, 'grats on the new GPU biggrin.gif

haters6.jpg
post #8 of 57
Congrats man:thumb: You just hit warp speed. Now git ta overclockin!

OT: These are the weirdest threads. Some people are sooo not excited about someone else's purchase. I'm not really sure what Methos07 was saying so I'm not judging his comment but in an enthusiast board being enthusiastic doesn't seem to pay.

Haters.gif
VR machine
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4790k  ASUS Z97I-Plus mITX ASUS GTX 1080 Ti Turbo 8G EVGA 1600 C9 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung Spinpoint 1TB Samsung T3 250GB SSD Corsair H60 Windows 8.1 64 bit 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Sony HW45ES Projector w 120" Acoustically Trans... VR- HTC VIVE  Razer Turret EVGA Supernova 550 G2 
CaseAudioAudio
Corsair 250D Yamaha RX-V781 Emotiva Airmotiv Speakers 
  hide details  
Reply
VR machine
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4790k  ASUS Z97I-Plus mITX ASUS GTX 1080 Ti Turbo 8G EVGA 1600 C9 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung Spinpoint 1TB Samsung T3 250GB SSD Corsair H60 Windows 8.1 64 bit 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Sony HW45ES Projector w 120" Acoustically Trans... VR- HTC VIVE  Razer Turret EVGA Supernova 550 G2 
CaseAudioAudio
Corsair 250D Yamaha RX-V781 Emotiva Airmotiv Speakers 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 57
Quote:
Originally Posted by MIKEVALL;13146031 
Ok some of you know i have been waiting since i built my new rig in Feb, to upgrade my video. I had a XFX gts 250 in my old rig ,wich is now the family rig. I was tight on cash so i picked up a 2nd (gts 250)and finished my rig! The gts 250,s have served me well but today i ordered a EVGA GTX 580!!!!! Man im excited!!! I am wondering how much of a difference im really going to notice ?

I got a really good deal also! It was $499 -$30.00 mir -$20.00 tigerdirect coupon i had! So with no tax and free shipping it cost me 449.99 out the door!! I could have got the superclocked for twenty dollers more .I just didnt think the small clock/shader increase was worth it? ( i could be wrong)

You will see a very noticeable difference. The GTX 580 is a great card for many reasons.

First off Nvidia redesigned FERMI to finally run more efficient with less power consumption which results in less heat dissipation on the PCB temps. They unlocked all 512 cores as opposed to their attempt with the GTX 480 that had heat issues, power hungry and all that with not all the cores unclocked.

It's FERMI 40nm finally matured. The new beta driver 270.50 is going to improve single card performance on games, SLI scaling, improved 3D, and added many other games to the 3D table. Whether or not you 3D or SLI the single card gains are a bonus.

It's currently the best single GPU PCB on the market. Not dual GPU but best single GPU card. You'll go through games at highest settings like a machete through a sponge cake.

Lastly, this card as no Vram issues whatsoever. Any of the manufacturers you can choose that make them are good choices. It's a complete package. So be happy about it because it's all good. There will be those that say it's not worth it but for what your getting to some it is, not to mention you got it for $450 and that a great deal for price per performance in my book.

After you recieve it come over the the GTX 500 Series Owners Club and join up. Great little community of owners that have fun benchmarking and playing with our cards.

Good luck and happy gaming! biggrin.gif
     
  hide details  
Reply
     
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 57
Congratulations on an awesome upgrade!
 
KillTheBananas
(14 items)
 
Minecraft Server
(15 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-2500k @ 4.9Ghz 1.42v Asus Maximus IV Extreme Rev B3 EVGA 3GB GTX 780 FTW 8GB G.Skill Trident DDR3 1866Mhz 9-9-9-24 1.65v 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
40GB OCZ Vertex 2 SSD, 2x WD 320GB Raid-0, 1TB WD 2x Lite On LH-20A1S Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Hanns-G 28" | 1920x1200 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Gaming Antec HCP-1200 CoolerMaster HAF-X w/ window mod Logitech G9 Gaming Laser 
Mouse Pad
SteelSeries 63003SS QCK+ XXL 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 955 @ 3.6Ghz MSI K9N2 SLI Platinum 2x 9600gt 1GB in SLI 2x 2GB Corsair Dominator 1066Mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD Caviar Blue 250GB 2x LiteOn DVD-RW Windows 7 Ultimate x64 HannsG Hi221D 22" 1680 x 1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
PS/2 Antec Earthwatts 650w Antec 900 Optical 
Audio
Realtek 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ @ 2.2Ghz Tyan Tomcat S2866 PNY 8600GT 2x 1Gb, 2x 512MB Mix'n'match 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
160GB WD don't remember XP x86 19" HannStar 1440x900 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
MiMO 7" USB Monitor PS/2 450W something Antec mid 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Dell hmmm no need 
  hide details  
Reply
 
KillTheBananas
(14 items)
 
Minecraft Server
(15 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-2500k @ 4.9Ghz 1.42v Asus Maximus IV Extreme Rev B3 EVGA 3GB GTX 780 FTW 8GB G.Skill Trident DDR3 1866Mhz 9-9-9-24 1.65v 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
40GB OCZ Vertex 2 SSD, 2x WD 320GB Raid-0, 1TB WD 2x Lite On LH-20A1S Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Hanns-G 28" | 1920x1200 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Gaming Antec HCP-1200 CoolerMaster HAF-X w/ window mod Logitech G9 Gaming Laser 
Mouse Pad
SteelSeries 63003SS QCK+ XXL 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 955 @ 3.6Ghz MSI K9N2 SLI Platinum 2x 9600gt 1GB in SLI 2x 2GB Corsair Dominator 1066Mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD Caviar Blue 250GB 2x LiteOn DVD-RW Windows 7 Ultimate x64 HannsG Hi221D 22" 1680 x 1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
PS/2 Antec Earthwatts 650w Antec 900 Optical 
Audio
Realtek 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ @ 2.2Ghz Tyan Tomcat S2866 PNY 8600GT 2x 1Gb, 2x 512MB Mix'n'match 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
160GB WD don't remember XP x86 19" HannStar 1440x900 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
MiMO 7" USB Monitor PS/2 450W something Antec mid 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Dell hmmm no need 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: NVIDIA
Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › NVIDIA › Finally upgrading to GTX 580!!!!!!