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im thinking that the MSI twin frozr III is probably the best 570 out there, but at £250 its very expensive...I was hoping to pick up a gtx 480 for £200.

Should I keep hoping a cheap 480 will come along or just get the 570?

Also do the 570's still have that issue where they explode/fry for no apparant reason/due to overvolting?
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Those two might be a good choice if i were you i would get the gigabyte one

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121432

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125382
Edited by Envadzer - 7/30/11 at 12:16pm
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Very much depends on what res your gonna be playing at and whether or not you'll be looking to do SLI or more in the future.

Recently there has been no news of 570s exploding which is a really good thing, up an till now I would have said 480s all the way but considering power consumption and heat I would say go for the 570. It was the refernce 570s that were the problem and im not sure if the have fixed the problem, if it's fixed then I would just grab a reference 570, and watercooler it, but thats just me. If your not looking to do watercooling then pick up any non-reference 570.


The Msi Twin Frozr II is decent pretty decent but im not entirely sure if it's a non reference, I think it's a reference PCB and it's definitely a two slot, mioght be able to pick one up for cheap in the F/S section.

The direct CU II is a non reference one but it's a three slot, however, it's perfect for those that aint looking to watercool and don't care much about the 3 slot.
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so, how can you tell munaim if the 570s are reference or not?
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^This.
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Asus ENGTX570 DCII

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im thinking that the MSI twin frozr III is probably the best 570 out there, but at £250 its very expensive...I was hoping to pick up a gtx 480 for £200.

Should I keep hoping a cheap 480 will come along or just get the 570?

Also do the 570's still have that issue where they explode/fry for no apparant reason/due to overvolting?
The best gtx570 is EVGA gtx570 classified.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130692
It comes with a huge factory OC(822mhz) & is capable of oc'ing much further.
Hope you like my suggestion.
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im thinking that the MSI twin frozr III is probably the best 570 out there, but at £250 its very expensive...I was hoping to pick up a gtx 480 for £200.

Should I keep hoping a cheap 480 will come along or just get the 570?

Also do the 570's still have that issue where they explode/fry for no apparant reason/due to overvolting?
Since you live in the UK, what store will you be shopping at so we can help you out?
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Very much depends on what res your gonna be playing at and whether or not you'll be looking to do SLI or more in the future.

Recently there has been no news of 570s exploding which is a really good thing, up an till now I would have said 480s all the way but considering power consumption and heat I would say go for the 570. It was the refernce 570s that were the problem and im not sure if the have fixed the problem, if it's fixed then I would just grab a reference 570, and watercooler it, but thats just me. If your not looking to do watercooling then pick up any non-reference 570.


The Msi Twin Frozr II is decent pretty decent but im not entirely sure if it's a non reference, I think it's a reference PCB and it's definitely a two slot, mioght be able to pick one up for cheap in the F/S section.

The direct CU II is a non reference one but it's a three slot, however, it's perfect for those that aint looking to watercool and don't care much about the 3 slot.


This. The twin frozr II is non reference, but it is a reference style. I own two of them. What that means is it IS REFERENCE but its not made by nvidia, but rather msi. This means it will work with full cover blocks down the line if you wish. Also these go up on newegg open box all the time so you can get a great deal on them if you are patient.

Also about reference cards blowing up, it is true nothing has happened recently. But it is my belief that when it was happening 50%-80% of the people who posted in that thread claiming they had fried there card, were either lying(no pics to prove it), or disabled the over current protection.

I bought my two gtx 570s (twin frozr II so they are reference) right before all the 570 vrm fuss. I overclock my cards all the time for folding, up to 900mhz core. No problems yet.


EDIT: sorry op, didnt realize you were in the U.K. Looks like newegg open box is out of the picture
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