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Watercool my GTX 295, worth it?

post #1 of 5
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Hi,
Basically I'm debating on whether be ready to buy a new card soon (wait for GTX 680) or spend around 150£ to buy a waterblook and stuff to OC my GTX 295.
My problem comes when trying to see if is worth it on performance.
I've searched and searched on google for benchmarks comparing an watercooled OC GTX 295 with a GTX 590 but i couldnt find anything.

1)Does anyone know any website that has such benchmark ?
1.a) Will the watercooled OC GTX 295 be as good as GTX 590 (and stable) ??
2) Can anyone tell me if is worth to OC & watercool spending 150£ (on the watercooling stuff) or wait for the new GTX 6xx after summer ????

kinda dont know how much more performance will add watercooling it comapred to the new cards


thxxxx
Edited by thurft - 5/22/11 at 3:31pm
post #2 of 5
Performance wise, no. 150+selling ur 295 might bring you back a GTX580.
post #3 of 5
Nope. Wait for next gen. A watercooled chip doesnt guarantee stellar OCs, nor does it translate into immediate better performance.
 
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post #4 of 5
well water cooled or not, cards can only be pushed so far. U can use this site, and see the different benches from your 295 to a 590. Me personally I wouldnt waste the money. But that just me

http://3dmark.com/search
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