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post #11 of 16
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@ Willanhanyard,
I also prefer EVGA.
( Intel, Nvidia also.)

Doing a little research tonight, I'm really liking the 580.



EVGA 015-P3-1580-AR GeForce GTX 580 (Fermi) 1536MB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card.

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16814130587
Edited by Tropic55 - 4/25/11 at 8:09pm
post #12 of 16
Hey, man, the Space Shuttle was just retired! Stop playin', LOL!

Yeah, go right on ahead and grab 4 of those GTX 580s, that's a nice start!
    
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My friend has 2 gtx460 or 465 but he says it is pretty awesome. However, he has more performance issues in terms of crashing / bluescreening, than he did with a single gtx460. This is the same for crossfire - dual gpu setups are typically a little less stable but offer great performance per price. bought my gpus the week they were released and they still haven't gone down in price more than $5 each (though there is a small MIR on them now).
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post #14 of 16
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alienguts,

Your using 2 580's now?

EDIT: Sorry just saw your System 6850 asus directcu x2
post #15 of 16
EVGA boards all the way or asus also caant go wrong with nvidia.
post #16 of 16
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Went with a Single 6950 for now
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