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Old July 25, 2011, 08:44 PM
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The Matrix lineup has contained some of the best graphics cards around and now ASUS is introducing yet another product to this expanding repertoire: the GTX 580 Matrix Platinum Edition. This is a card which many enthusiasts have been eagerly waiting for since it incorporates a high end design with some truly unique features. But with the competition already flexing their muscle in this market, is the Matrix enough to really make a difference?

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Old July 25, 2011, 09:39 PM
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stupid internet went down...

anyway,nice review,beast of a card right there. minus the missing 1.5 giger of ram.
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Old July 25, 2011, 10:35 PM
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Damn nice card, been using the gpu tweak app with my 6970 dcII for a week or so nice to see Asus finally upgrade to a rivatuner/precision/afterburner app/gui.
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"overclocked handpicked GPU core" means?
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It means that they add to test a whole bunch of GPU before being able to clock few like that. More likely, cherrypicked.
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1070 MHz?! I may have to stand next to my mailbox until this gets delivered.

I hope I can manage to get 950 on the core using the Auto fan profile. The airflow in my 600T isn't the greatest.
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1070 MHz?! I may have to stand next to my mailbox until this gets delivered.

I hope I can manage to get 950 on the core using the Auto fan profile. The airflow in my 600T isn't the greatest.
Getting past the 1GHz mark isn't easy at all on air cooling but using a combination of software + TweakIT makes it possible.
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Getting past the 1GHz mark isn't easy at all on air cooling but using a combination of software + TweakIT makes it possible.
I'll honestly be happy with 925 on the core if I can set it and forget it. 1 GHz + is nice for bench runs though. :)


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Wow what a GPU, OCs like hell. Would love to get one of these and bench sub zero.
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