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Old December 3, 2011, 05:39 PM
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4 GTX 580 would have more power, but also you need to consider that having 4 cards in the system they will overheat a lot more than just two. They will basically take the hot air from each backplate with the exception of the lowest one which will have the freshest air. I made an arrangement with 3 cards like this and adding one on the second slot between 1st and 3rd, raised the GPU temperature of the card in first slot by 10 degrees Celsius, forcing me to modify the fan profile in order to keep it silent. This is done, despite having a lateral fan blowing fresh air inside the case, So there are these considerations to take in the account too. in this light 2 x 590 would make more sense, and the cards will breath better and be quieter too.
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