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Which brand/model should I go for a 570?

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EVGA 570 DS failed again... I think I should move on to another brand.

So, between ASUS DCII and MSI TFIII, which one should I get? Statistically speaking, which card has more potential to overclock? Some people said that DCII's capability is usually limited because it is overclocked from the factory already (a mere 10mhz overclock... vs reference design)

I'm open to all suggestions
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DCII = quiet but lower oc
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If you can wait (1-3 weeks usually on the quicker side) the 570 Frozr III is $315 shipped on Amazon.



The price is a steal, really can't go wrong with either Frozr III or DCII. But DCII is also a 3 slot and doesn't OC as well, so I'd take the Frozr. The Frozr is pretty quiet as well IMO but will be louder if you OC compared to the DCII.
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For me, 100% fan 24/7 means nothing since I put on a headphone. And so it's true that DCII doesn't OC well? Huh...

Between waiting 1-3 weeks for a steal deal TFIII, or just play with my netbook til Kepler becomes available, what would be a better idea?
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the asus dcII gets my vote, its what i got.
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the asus dcII gets my vote, its what i got.
I know that DCII is good too, but my luck at OCing so far isn't that great.

If MSI is shipping within two weeks, at that price it's even cheaper than some other brands with rebates. Again, since Kepler is right around the corner, I wonder if I can live one semester on a netbook alone at college.
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