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Zotac seems to be really stepping up their game lately. Are they able to compete with EVGA's lifetime warranty yet when you register your product.
Seems that gtx 580 is not going to drop in price for a while. Any word on upcoming videocards in an near future?
Funny how all of these grpahics card manufactuers are making 3GB cards with triple slot coolers and yet Palit's 3GB 580 is always out of stock!
not gonna lie, this card needs yellow LED's inside the logo. Love the color scheme.
Zotac is trying it's best to penetrate the US market but EVGA's outstanding forums, customer service, and warranty are still a step above
The fan shrouding looks cool but it doesn't appear to exhaust the heat externally. I'd be concerned about all of that heat being dumped into the case.
Don't worry, I'm sure the hundreds of enthusiasts who buy this will have sufficient cooling (along with kick ass lighting.)
the card is meh... when the time comes... we will see who comes out with the far superior godly card :) it is fortold in the proficy :)
Super Dave wrote:I'd be concerned about all of that heat being dumped into the case
The 580's run a little cooler than the 480's did. But you still have a valid concern if this card is installed into a case with substandard airflow/cooling. (or if SLI is used) Having never bought a Zotac card, I can't speak for their reliability, but as someone else mentioned earlier, EVGA's lifetime warranty and stellar tech support could make a huge difference when someone's considering spending so much on their computer. I wonder how many times that lifetime warranty has tipped the scales in EVGA's favor?