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You don't have to overclock if you don't want to. You'll have better performance in games though. I would still get the ASUS card since it runs cooler and it's at a good price so why not get it?
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You don't have to overclock if you don't want to. You'll have better performance in games though. I would still get the ASUS card since it runs cooler and it's at a good price so why not get it?
I understand good sir, but the would the clocks compared to the EVGA affect the FPS in games? By like 1% right?
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The Exhaust cooler is pretty bad. Go for the ASUS, its the best one there.
    
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post #14 of 33
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The Exhaust cooler is pretty bad. Go for the ASUS, its the best one there.
Okay I guess I will go with ASUS and overclock it a bit.

Which one do you have?
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I understand good sir, but the would the clocks compared to the EVGA affect the FPS in games? By like 1% right?
Then overclock it to the same level as the EVGA card or higher. You can open up a thread if you need help overclocking It's not so hard to do so don't worry about that.

At the same clock speed as the EVGA card the ASUS card should run at lower temps therefore the fan speed doesn't need to go up as high.
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Then overclock it to the same level as the EVGA card or higher. You can open up a thread if you need help overclocking It's not so hard to do so don't worry about that.

At the same clock speed as the EVGA card the ASUS card should run at lower temps therefore the fan speed doesn't need to go up as high.

Okay I just wanted to make sure about the heat is all, now I have to fit the almost 10 inches long card! WOW!!

It's fine, Overclocking is quite easy.

Thanks for the great help, and super fast replies.

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post #17 of 33
Quote:
Originally Posted by Aregvan View Post
Okay I just wanted to make sure about the heat is all, now I have to fit the almost 10 inches long card! WOW!!

It's fine, Overclocking is quite easy.

Thanks for the great help, and super fast replies.

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Make sure that you have enough space for hard drives, though you can always put the hard drives in a different slot.

Glad to help
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post #18 of 33
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Okay I guess I will go with ASUS and overclock it a bit.

Which one do you have?
I've had quite a few GTX 460s and the Zotac model I've had has the same cooler as the EVGA EE and while it isn't bad, the GTX 460 reference cooler is better, and that ASUS cooler is certainly better than the EE cooler, and the ASUS warranty is serial based so if you come to sell it, it is easier for whoever buys it, and of course it is much quieter, and $5 less with the rebates.
    
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post #19 of 33
The Asus 460 is the best 460 available hardware wise IMO.
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I'd have to say the ASUS DirectCU
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