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The Twin Frozr II and III cards are just better due to the hardware on the PCB as well as the cooler.

The MSI card is currently deactivated:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127568
I dont know what to do! Should I go get it? I realize now that its much cheaper. They discounted these to under 300$ like 280 270$ so my deal isnt even that good. So many bad reviews on this card. I think I'm going to pass on it...
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I dont know what to do! Should I go get it? I realize now that its much cheaper. They discounted these to under 300$ like 280 270$ so my deal isnt even that good. So many bad reviews on this card. I think I'm going to pass on it...
Everything has bad reviews though.

Anyway, I don't know what I would do either. How much time do you have to make this decision?
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Everything has bad reviews though.

Anyway, I don't know what I would do either. How much time do you have to make this decision?
I was going to go now. Most things dont have over 50% bad reviews. I ended up declining to him. I'm not going to get something used that is basically off the shelves of every store. And I wouldnt be able to return it either.
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I was going to go now. Most things dont have over 50% bad reviews. I ended up declining to him. I'm not going to get something used that is basically off the shelves of every store. And I wouldnt be able to return it either.
Oh yeah, good point. Not being able to return it would suck, especially with the good points you've made about all this.
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Next Gen will consume less watts/performance.

You may find a card that uses 400W of power which might be more or less than your current card, but it will surely perform better and use more of that power to actually generate your FPS rather than Heat into your case.
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