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Help me with 6870 brand choice...Asus DirectCU or MSI Hawk?

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I've seen mixed opinions about these cards. Some say Asus is better others say MSI. All i care is the maximum overclock i can achieve with these cards.

I want a card capable of 1100Mhz (or at least 1080Mhz) on the core and 1250Mhz on the memory.

Ty vm!
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Can't guarantee an overclock budy, it's all in the binning.

As it goes, Sapphire, MSi, and XFX seem to offer the best quality, though Powercolor is starting to make a name for itself as well.

Your best bet would be purchasing a pre-overclocked card, as those are probably better binned, though they just might be more closely binned too so there you go.
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