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Msi GTX680 Lightning GeForce 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card Reviews

mfranco702

The greatest GPU I have ever owned

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Pros: Quiet, Cool, Excellent performance,

Cons: A little pricey, newer BIOS don't allow Voltage unlock

This card is simply a beast, the best one I have ever owned and of course Nvidia, I was able to clock to 1280 MHz with non L2N Bios, however downclocks to 1110 MHz with LN2 BIOS, Overclocks on air to 1430 MHz 3DMark 11 Stable. The card is very quiet and stays fresh even at full load, fan was always at 65% idle and load, I was never bothered by the noise, My temps were 28C idle and 55C at full load, the design of the Twin Frozr cooler is just great. The cons are: A bit pricey (I paid $648.00 with taxes at Fry's Electronics) Quite big, definitely not designed for small cases, and last but not least, the new cards shipped by msi don't allow to unlock the voltage even with the LN2...
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snitchkilla11

wow

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Pros: streight monster!!!

Cons: blue leds

these cards are monsters.. out of the box the clocks are 1228.. they say 1110 but they lied..but in a good way..these cards stay cool in sli and never go above 60 plus you can feed them volts for breckfast..with out volts both cards in sli are 1365..i dont overvolt my cards cause 2 are way overkill even for my 120hz monitor..for the price these cards cant be beat..puts the evga classy in its place..cause nvidia pulled the plug on voltage on all cards but the lightning. no more evbot. and the 4gb cards are a marketing gimmik..future proof my ass with sutch low mem bandwith who are you kidding..but buy these cards now before they pull the plug on them...you wont be dissapointed..and if you...
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