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Old 09-12-10, 05:20 PM
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Hey guys,

something that is bothering me is to decide to buy either the EVGA GTX 580 or EVGA GTX 580 SC.

There is a difference of £30 to £60 difference in price.

Is it worth paying the extra or is best to ge the standard version and overclock them?

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Old 09-12-10, 05:32 PM
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IMO better buy standard one and OC it.
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Old 09-12-10, 06:00 PM
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It's not worth it, just keep the card cool and at an increased voltage and you won't have much of an issue.
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IMO better buy standard one and OC it.
spot on tbh especially with an evga
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spot on tbh especially with an evga
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I really don't understand these OC cards nor the people that are buying them

maybe there are a lot of people that are scared of overclocking and think this is the way to go , no idea TBH

Seems to be selling tho as (Alternate) has a lot of these (everytime a new GPU comes out) different pre overclocked cards...
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Koolio, i'll buy the Standard EVGA GTX 580

Now if only they were in stock in the UK, i would buy em
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Can't you get a Zotac?

I know a ten year warranty sounds good but seriously can you see yourself having it for ten years?

Zotac give five by which point you'll probably upgrade any way.
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Can't you get a Zotac?

I know a ten year warranty sounds good but seriously can you see yourself having it for ten years?

Zotac give five by which point you'll probably upgrade any way.
I could do that, even they are hard to find in stock
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