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SPARKLE Calibre Series GeForce GTX 580 (Fermi) DirectX 11 X580 1536MB 384-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

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  • 1536MB 384-Bit GDDR5
  • Core Clock 810MHz
  • 2 x DVI 1 x mini HDMI
  • 512 CUDA Cores
  • PCI Express 2.0 x16

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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  • Alyssa E.
  • 5/31/2015 10:30:57 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsAvoid Sparkle

Pros: None

Cons: The first card I got died 2 months after I got it. Sparkle made it really hard to get a warranty claim, but eventually I got a new card. The card worked most of the time, but would crash occasionally. To avoid having to deal with sparkle I just under clocked the card and it worked fine. Until a couple months ago, so while still under warranty I contacted Sparkle and at first told me they couldn't find me in the records and I didn't have a receipt for this new card since it was a warranty replacement. After 2 months of back and forth emails with them taking 2-3 weeks to answer my emails they finally told me the warranty had expired. Kind of convenient for them to not find me in the records until after the warranty expired.

Other Thoughts: I will never purchase anything else from Sparkle and I recommend that if you read this you do the same.

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  • Chane D.
  • 10/30/2012 6:37:40 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsstay away

Pros: none whatsoever . newegg has been great about the issues

Cons: 1st card was a dud rmaed second wouldnt work at specified clock speeds had run under clocked rmaed 3rd one would run at stock speeds tired of returning died 1st of october the spackle company wont actually warranty them or awnser your mails and when you call they hangup because they are scum

Other Thoughts: donot ever buy anything from this spackle and power people

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1 out of 5 eggsReplacemt for dead GTX470

Pros: Worked good for about 2 months.

Cons: This was a remanufactured replacement for a dead GTX470. The GTX580 states it only has a 90 day warranty so I guess I lost the other year and half still left on the GTX470 warranty. The GTX580 has developed problems after 2 months and I had to disable it today. The GTX580 came with on manual, no driver or any thing else.
Needless to say I am not to please with the Sparkle cards. They die to soon.

Other Thoughts: If you buy a card with a 3 year warranty then any replacement should continue to carry the time left on original card.
They have no cross shipment so you are out of service until you receive a replacement.

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  • Joseph G.
  • 7/1/2011 8:45:48 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAmazing Card

Pros: Card performs well. It eats any games i throw at it.
And yes, it runs very cool.
Runs as advertised. I haven't OC'd it yet, but i will in the near future.

Cons: None really. It would of been nice to have an hdmi output instead of a mini hdmi output. And even with that mini port, my case got in the way for plugging anything in there.

Other Thoughts: The packaging for the card was even impressing.

Also. Make sure you have the room. The card takes up two pci slots, and in addition the fans extend taking up another slot. It might be a pain to SLI the card.

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5 out of 5 eggsFast & stable

Pros: Stable and cool-running with liquid cooling. Easy to remove the fan. Super easy to overclock.
Running stable for several months at:
Core: 935 MHz
Memory: 4200 MHz
Shader: 1870 MHz
1125 mV

Cons: Some flakiness about detecting my monitors (both fairly new: Dell U3011, and a 23" LG), but finally got it sorted. Never really figured it out, just kept trying dvi cable/plug combinations for the two monitors.

Other Thoughts: I bought two at a brick & mortar store because I had an itch to scratch, didn't feel like waiting for newegg. Also bought two DangerDen blocks (DD-GTX580, copper base). I normally hate buying card and block separately, as I've been burned before, but this was a piece of cake.

Max temps in my 80F office are 55-56C in BFBC2.

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  • valerie m.
  • 4/26/2011 8:18:58 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice card

Pros: Fast card , running all game at max dx11.

Cons: Huge card ...

Other Thoughts: Make sure to have a huge motherboard for sli

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  • Chane D.
  • 3/19/2011 6:02:24 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsyeahh

Pros: The Cooler is the main feature . the card does run cool . It didnt explode out of the box or catch fire. It plays battlefield,blackops, crysis1 &2

Cons: I didnt get movie ticket the rebate is a joke nothing new there, the biggest con is for this price point the build quality of the product is not there the pcb is wavy the peg connectors felt like they were going to fall off the bracket had sharp edges just does not have the nice fit finish you would expect for a high dollar item

Other Thoughts: If this card was priced at 475 i would be happyier

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  • bobby m.
  • 2/22/2011 7:09:05 PM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

4 out of 5 eggssomething u should know

Pros: fast,higher fps and keeps cool
works good for now

Cons: The cd that comes with it dont have vista or w7 you have to find your self went to cards site and they didnt have drivers for this card went to nvidia try to find driver i sent message to cards tech support but they never responded.I finally found a driver to work with it.

Other Thoughts: It doesn't have lifetime warranty only 3 years unless you buy extended warranty.

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  • Anonymous
  • 2/10/2011 6:17:04 PM
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

5 out of 5 eggsPlease don't call other people out

Pros: At the time of his writing, EVGA had not released their f-t-w watercooled edition of the 580. So, at the time of writing, this WAS the fastest 580 available. It no longer is, but you can't update reviews.

Card idles in high 20s/low 30s, doesn't break 60C under full load.

Cons: The Galaxy version is $80 cheaper and comes with an added on backplate for additional cooling/support. You're basically paying $80 for an extended warranty.

Other Thoughts: Please don't call other people out when you don't know the facts yourself.

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  • John Y.
  • 1/25/2011 6:25:09 PM
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

5 out of 5 eggsVirtualJockey is WRONG

Pros: Just to set the record straight, this card is not the fastest production card. The EVGA GTX 580 Hydro Copper 2 is.

Core Clock : 850 MHz
Memory: 4196 Mhz
Shader: 1700 Mhz

Additionally, since it's liquid cooled only one PCI-E slot is occupied.

Cons: All 580 cards are spectacular. I would have purchased the Sparkle instead of the Evga if it were available at the time.

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