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Old March 11, 2011, 07:44 PM
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You have to remember thats two gpus on one card, its bound to be a little long. I'd rather a long card with great cooling then a short card that heats up as bad as the 470 and 480
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Old March 11, 2011, 07:56 PM
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You have to remember thats two gpus on one card, its bound to be a little long. I'd rather a long card with great cooling then a short card that heats up as bad as the 470 and 480

True, an its only .2 inches longer than my 6950. I bet they didn't have to shave the power connectors on this one
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Old March 11, 2011, 09:12 PM
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You have to remember thats two gpus on one card, its bound to be a little long. I'd rather a long card with great cooling then a short card that heats up as bad as the 470 and 480
You are right on this one Ari, but damn with 3 fan don't tell me she will get hot Even 2 would be far enough for a shorter card IMO.
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its all about the heatsink. if they do there jobbes properly it wont need naval cooling from the fans :)
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if the duel 460 out performs a 580, EVGA is shooting themself in the foot.

Why buy a 580 then...
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if the duel 460 out performs a 580, EVGA is shooting themself in the foot.

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Many people don't love dual GPU solution. Also, I have some doubt that a render on a dual chip GPU can actually take advantage of 2 smaller GPU versus 1 big.
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I bet that thing would be a folding beast.
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Old March 12, 2011, 08:42 AM
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Imagine 4 of them on an SR-2......
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I hope Sky can get a review of this up.
I have 7 days left to step-up and since my GTX 570 is gettting errors while folding (and an RMA was denied as folding is the only problem it has) a step-up to this might be a good route.
Can't you find a game that makes it crash? Maybe Just cause 2? The other option is to use some sort of testing software (like OCCT: GPU) and if it reports errors, you might be able to get RMA over that.
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EVGA makes decent video cards, however, am I the only one that finds this product uninspiring and on top of that, wraped up in flimsy plastic? On the otherhand, I am looking forward to the (extra-special-super-dupper-OC-FTW or something) GTX590 and see what it will bring.
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