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Old April 19, 2011, 12:25 PM
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Direct CU II?
Twin Frozr II?
Gigabyte's windforce?
Another question, the gtx 580 'super overclock' is not out yet? I can't find it nowhere. Is that just the same cooler as the gtx 580 they sell now?? Or does the super overclock has better cooling?
They both look the same with the same windforce 3x cooler. Meaning you can overclock it by hand to the same clocks???
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Old April 19, 2011, 12:35 PM
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The EVGA 3GB one will be the "best" once it's out. Not the first 3GB version, but will certainly be the most available.
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Old April 19, 2011, 12:47 PM
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I think the best GTX 580 is the recently released...

MSI N580GTX-LIGHTNING.
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Old April 19, 2011, 01:00 PM
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Best depends on which is your highest priority. Highest factory clock? Lowest load temps? Quietest fan? Coolest name? Prettiest stickers?

There is no overall best, in my books. However, I'd sure be tempted to get one with a redesigned cooler like the Twin Frozr models.
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Old April 19, 2011, 01:02 PM
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Best depends on which is your highest priority. Highest factory clock? Lowest load temps? Quietest fan? Coolest name? Prettiest stickers?

There is no overall best, in my books. However, I'd sure be tempted to get one with a redesigned cooler like the Twin Frozr models.
Best gaming results. And not too loud. Name, stickers idc :P
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Old April 19, 2011, 01:07 PM
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Then the previously suggested Lightning is the fastest clocked card I've seen at 832 MHZ, followed by the Zotac Amp! at 815. I'd take the MSI hands down out of the two, just because of the cooler.
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actually id go for the direct cu one.

or whichever exausts more outside the case.
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Old April 19, 2011, 01:22 PM
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mmm the lightning looks nice :)
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