With a price of USD $700, this GTX 580 is the current EVGA’s flagship card. EVGA GTX 580 FTW Hydro Copper 2 is a water cooled card with factory-overclocked settings: GPU @ 850MHz (ref: 772MHz) and memory @ 4196MHz effective (ref:4008MHz).
The remarquable thing with this GTX 580 FTW HC2 is the cooling performance of the Hydro Copper waterblock. The guys at HotHardware have done a stress test with FurMark (res: 2560×1600) and the GPU temperature didn’t exceed 35°C! This is just impressive!
If you look at the following results, 35°C is lower than most of the cards at idle state: