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i decide ill go for 570, cause i prefer to pay more and be happy rather than think "why didnt i spend just a little bit of more money" (? i think its going to be the same with 570 hawk.... i get the direct cu ii and actualy cheaper but, i read u cant use msi afterburner or something like that idk
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i decide ill go for 570, cause i prefer to pay more and be happy rather than think "why didnt i spend just a little bit of more money" (? i think its going to be the same with 570 hawk.... i get the direct cu ii and actualy cheaper but, i read u cant use msi afterburner or something like that idk
The Hawk and the DirectCu II are both SOLID cards. Both can use MSI AB, so no worries there. MSI AB isn't just an MSI thing, it works on every card that can be overclocked. I'd pick whichever card is cheaper between those two honestly.
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but i read that because direct cu is an aftermarket pcb after burner couldent recognize it

actualy the dcuii its 490 vs the 530 of the msi
Edited by Juanchioo - 8/8/11 at 9:13am
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but i read that because direct cu is an aftermarket pcb after burner couldent recognize it

actualy the dcuii its 490 vs the 530 of the msi
Then get the DCUII. Both cards will overclock very, VERY highly.
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Then get the DCUII. Both cards will overclock very, VERY highly.
i was going with it, but then i read msi ab didnt work cause of the non reference pcb, if thats not true, then ill go with it


ram i send an email to the seller i hope he recive them, i will be getting g skill ripjaws x 1333 cl7 i think they are instead, will oc to 1600 or higher _:

i think i just need help with the cooler if i get lower rams, i can get silver arrow

silver arrow=130u$s
venomous x black=120u$s + the price of a cooler
Edited by Juanchioo - 8/8/11 at 1:45pm
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i was going with it, but then i read msi ab didnt work cause of the non reference pcb, if thats not true, then ill go with it


ram i send an email to the seller i hope he recive them, i will be getting g skill ripjaws x 1333 cl7 i think they are instead, will oc to 1600 or higher _:

i think i just need help with the cooler if i get lower rams, i can get silver arrow

silver arrow=130u$s
venomous x black=120u$s + the price of a cooler
Yes, MSI AB will work just fine with that card. You can also use Nvidia Inspector as well.

For RAM, just look for DDR3-1600, 9-9-9-24, 1.50v. You won't see a difference AT ALL with anything faster or tighter than that for just gaming. And even then, the difference is negligable anyway. You could maybe, MAYBE find the 8-8-8-24 GSkill Ripjaw X too (1600, 1.50v). But seriously, just any generic 1600 with the 9-9-9-24 timings is fine, as long as the volts are 1.50v, to give you more headroom.

That should save you a few bucks so you can get the cooler you want.
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i just can get this ones http://www.newh4rd.com/index.php?rou...&path=45_47_65

actually im not even near to my limit so thats not a problem
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i just can get this ones http://www.newh4rd.com/index.php?rou...&path=45_47_65

actually im not even near to my limit so thats not a problem
If that's the case, get one or two kits of these RAM then. That'd be 4GB or 8GB, and that RAM is amazing! Or, go for the GSkill Sniper 8GB, 9-9-9-24, but they won't match the board, color wise. Those blue Ripjaw X sticks are the same EXACT color as your board.
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but i prefer to just have two sticks http://www.newh4rd.com/index.php?rou...product_id=315 this ones, i think it cant be hard to get them better
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but i prefer to just have two sticks http://www.newh4rd.com/index.php?rou...product_id=315 this ones, i think it cant be hard to get them better
Those sticks should do okay I suppose. They'll probably run 9-9-9-24 at 1600, maybe 8-8-8-24, you'd have to tinker with them. But they should do okay.
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