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If you want to do SLI in a year, good luck with either one of these. Both will be EOL before the end of this year.

If you want to SLI, your best bet is to get reference and not overclock it. And waterblock if you want to maximize cooling.

End of story.
    
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I've tried the DCUII and it does have fantastic temperatures, but SLI is tough with 6 slots total. They both have custom PCB but for me the real decider was Asus Smartdoctor. I couldn't stand it! XD
You don't have to overclock using Smartdoctor. I've got the card, I overclock it using nothing but Afterburner, and yes, I have voltage control.

However, I'm going to agree with Alex in that 570s won't be easy to come by in 12 months, specific non-reference cards even less so. You can definitely SLI any 570 with any other 570, it just doesn't quite look that good if you've got a side panel though, and non-reference cards will be handcuffed by the lower overclocking potential of reference cards if you pair them.
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You don't have to overclock using Smartdoctor. I've got the card, I overclock it using nothing but Afterburner, and yes, I have voltage control.
You can use Afterburner to overvolt any card, as long as the voltage chip is recognized by Afterburner.

This is not public info but if you do research on what chip(s) are used, you can have a general idea.

Such as: http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.ph...1&limitstart=2

VRM regulation chips vary depending on maker.
    
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