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I was wondering if i should get the MSI Twin frozr III GTX 570 in SLI or ASUS GTX 570 DirectCU II in SLI.... any help would be appreciated. Which card overclocks better too?
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In my experience Asus DirectCu has been nicer to me.
They both feature about the same level of design 'upgrades'

In my opinion, when it boils down to it, it's which one matches your color scheme.
    
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post #3 of 13
the directcu are triple slot coolers, so keep that in mind...

not all motherboards can accommodate two of those in sli
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post #4 of 13
I would get Twin Frozr III. Never had any issues with MSI hardware
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post #5 of 13
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badatgames18 - I have the ASUS one right now but my cousin is willing to buy it from me. I can fit two in SLI, it is just going to be a really tight squeeze. And there will be barely any space between cards. And the fans are intake. That's why i was thinking about getting the MSI (2-slot) card.
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post #6 of 13
If spacing is an issue, and you like the twin frozr design, go for it.
    
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post #7 of 13
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jbalsa2 - Do you think the ASUS one will be alright in SLI if it is really close together?
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post #8 of 13
Well it would be preferred if there was some extra space, but manufacturers have to take into consideration these things.

So the answer to that, is yes, it will work even if in SLI.
The first card may run a little hotter then the second card though.

Also, the DCII is a really beefy cooler, which will help out allot.
    
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post #9 of 13
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What about overclocking capability? Mine only overclocks to about 830/1660/2000 with 1.088V. Will the MSI one overclock more?
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post #10 of 13
No telling, every chip overclocks differently.
I had an asus direct cu 6870 that overclocked to 1.1 Ghz, and that was real good, but my brothers didnt get nearly as high.

Although the DCII does have some nice power phase upgrades. Overall, I would think the DCII would be a better overclocker.
    
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