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ASUS ENGTX560 TI DCII

ASUS ENGTX560 TI DCII TOP

Any chance these two cards have the same PCB, I know it seems like a silly question but I use to have a Sapphire 5850 Vapor-X and learned the hard way that the TOXIC version had a different PCB that allowed voltage tweaking, and the Vapor-X did not.
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TOP is just overclocked, both same card one with diff. bios.
I have the TOP 460 mines just a different colour and clocked higher than a standard one
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TOP is just overclocked, both same card one with diff. bios.
I have the TOP 460 mines just a different colour and clocked higher than a standard one
Wouldn't the difference BIOS suggest a different PCB? I'm just worried that the non-TOP version won't overclock as well.
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Wouldn't the difference BIOS suggest a different PCB?
Not at all. They are both Non-Ref PCB's that are the same. TOP Is just clocked higher, Like my 460 is 775mhz out of the box whereas the standard model is 675mhz
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I hope you are right, I'm getting the non-TOP one today.
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Im 101% im correct, i use the TOP 460 its just the same as the normal 460 just overclocked in a different box.
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yea theres little differences between the 2, the mildly higher clock is practically the same as the lower clocked one can have both cards at the same speed with identical performance numbers soo doesn't really matter what you choose, unless style is what you go then you got 2 colors Blue or Black ^-^.
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yea theres little differences between the 2, the mildly higher clock is practically the same as the lower clocked one can have both cards at the same speed with identical performance numbers soo doesn't really matter what you choose, unless style is what you go then you got 2 colors Blue or Black ^-^.
They're different colours? I thought they were both black.

Thanks for the re-assurance guys, can't wait to get my new card!
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