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I don't live in the US so yes a reference EVGA will cost me $275 an OC $290.

I'm tossing up between:

http://www.itsdirect.com.au/products/Gainward-nVidia-Geforce-GTX560-Ti-1GB-Golden-Sample-PCI-Express-Graphics-Card/view/detail/category_id/48/Product_ID/13700/sub_category/246/

and

http://www.itsdirect.com.au/products/MSI-nVidia-Geforce-GTX560-Ti-Twin-Frozr-II-OC-1GB-PCI-Express-Graphics-Card/view/detail/category_id/48/Product_ID/12908/sub_category/246/


but there is also a reference Leadtek one for $200 which is cheap, but I'm not sure about Leadtek as a brand :/
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I have owned xfx, saphire,msi and other brand cards. I do like evga. Ya you pay alittle more but the lifetime warrenty is good. They are very nice and friendly when during the rma process and i have always gotten an upgraded card back. There is a saying that still hold truth today. You get what you pay for. Now that being said if your one of these people that must buy a new card every 6 months go cheap. If you buy a new card every 3 years buy quality and pay a little more.
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Get the msi good warrenty and the TFII are great cards.
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post #14 of 38
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Originally Posted by olliiee;14599978 
I don't live in the US so yes a reference EVGA will cost me $275 an OC $290.

I'm tossing up between:

http://www.itsdirect.com.au/products/Gainward-nVidia-Geforce-GTX560-Ti-1GB-Golden-Sample-PCI-Express-Graphics-Card/view/detail/category_id/48/Product_ID/13700/sub_category/246/

and

http://www.itsdirect.com.au/products/MSI-nVidia-Geforce-GTX560-Ti-Twin-Frozr-II-OC-1GB-PCI-Express-Graphics-Card/view/detail/category_id/48/Product_ID/12908/sub_category/246/


but there is also a reference Leadtek one for $200 which is cheap, but I'm not sure about Leadtek as a brand :/

Get either one, however I would lean to the MSi One wink.gif
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post #15 of 38
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EVGA are just too dear IMO.

So who has the longer warranty Gainward/Palit (same company I think?) or MSI?
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post #16 of 38
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Originally Posted by olliiee;14600088 
EVGA are just too dear IMO.

So who has the longer warranty Gainward/Palit (same company I think?) or MSI?

For MSi Aus I believe it is 3 years (may of changed).

When I bought my Gainward GTX460 1GB it was 3 Years warranty (In Jan 2011)
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post #17 of 38
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Superb.

Does OC void warranty on them or are they cool with that?
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Im not buying another msi card, got problems on day 1, trying to rma the 2nd now, not very happy, felt like i got ripped off with the 2nd card but i guess that was partly my fault, ill let u know how the 3rd card works out for me if u havent bought one then smile.gif
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post #19 of 38
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Thanks that would be great smile.gif

So it's looking like the Gainward?
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post #20 of 38
I say MSI / eVGA / Asus . In that order .

As someone said , on the internet , for every 10 vocal whiners , there's at least 1000 happy purchasers , that didn't leave feedback .
Edited by madalin - 8/16/11 at 2:44pm
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