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post #11 of 21
Blower fans are usually made for tight areas or stacking (As in a tri or quad GPU setup). Although I personally like my blower fan cards, I have great performance with my "Non Reference" GTS450.
post #12 of 21
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Originally Posted by adjas;13897140 
i've tried both, and I'm now a big fan of reference cards, exhausting all their heat outside of the case.

Makes a huge difference in case temps, wich helps keep the CPU, HDD, and everything else cooler.

Thanks! Any other opinions/tips?
post #13 of 21
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Originally Posted by yashau;13897187 
thanks! Any other opinions/tips?

Blower!

:d
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post #14 of 21
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What's the best reference GTX 570?
post #15 of 21
I RMAd 2 cards, a Twin Frozr II and a Direct CUII, both cooler fans died. I got a blower now and Im happy. And guess what its more silent than the non-reference cards I owned.

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Originally Posted by yashau;13897234 
What's the best reference GTX 570?

I have EVGA and im very happy with it.
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post #16 of 21
Reference is reference so you're going to base it off two things really: 1) price 2) warranty/service.
Also be a bit careful if you plan to OC that card - ref 570 PCBs have been known to fry if you push 'em too hard.
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post #17 of 21
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What's the best reference GTX 570?

Most likely the EVGA version.

TWIN Frozr II will have the best cooling. But its non reference.
post #18 of 21
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I just saw this

Is that a blower design?
post #19 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by yashau;13897377 
I just saw this

Is that a blower design?

Yep that's a blower design, and also non-reference.
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post #20 of 21
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I think I have found the card I'm looking for. Now to just give that ugly a coat of paint when I buy it
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