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GTX 580 1.5GB x 2 4 17.39%
GTX 580 3GB x 2 4 17.39%
GTX 590 3GB 2 8.70%
HD 6970 2GB x 2 9 39.13%
HD 6990 4GB 4 17.39%
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Old August 4, 2011, 08:06 AM
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Well i decided on and went with a pair of GTX 580 3GB.
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Old August 4, 2011, 08:43 AM
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How much did you have to pay for the pair?
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Old August 17, 2011, 07:58 AM
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Any follow-up on this? How are you liking the cards, Arinoth?
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He's posted them up for sale! (not on this forum though)
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Old August 17, 2011, 08:01 AM
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Well I suppose I have mixed feelings on the cards.

On the one hand they perform quite well, overclock rather amazingly (925/2175) however it would seem hardly if any games use over the 2GB vRAM and the performance it offers against dual 6970s and their cost laves me wondering if they were really worth it.

I can throw anything at these cards and they eat it up, I suppose I was just hoping for a lot more then perhaps what the added vRam offered to the standard 580 based on their overall cost.
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Old August 17, 2011, 02:27 PM
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Ah okay. Sorry about that, since I'm one who voted for the 580 3GB's.
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Old August 18, 2011, 05:08 AM
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Eh, it happens. I technically have a downgrade lined up, just a matter of getting someone to purchase the 580s off me first. IF i can't i'll stick with them
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