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EVGA: the GTX 580 Classified air and water

EVGA  launched on the market two new GeForce GTX 580. Designed for lovers of overclocking, the two versions Classified benefit from a design optimized by the manufacturer, with a PCB and an extended power stage to stage 14-3.

In the air or water

First Classified GTX 580 uses a conventional cooling system, while the second – called Hydro Copper – swapped its for a cooler waterblock. Both maps show similar characteristics: there are indeed a GPU clocked at 855 MHz with 512 CUDA cores running at 1710 MHz and 1.5 GB (or 3GB) of GDDR5 memory running at 1053 MHz bus on a 384 – bit. 4-way SLI compatible, the two graphics cards also have three power connectors PCI-Express (two 8-pin, a 6-pin).

GeForce GTX 580 Classified 3 Go is already available at $ 600, while the 1.5 GB version currently in pre-order will cost “only” 550 dollars. Hydro Copper $ 680 -1.5 GB version and $ 730 -3 GB.

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