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I just cant decide..

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125363


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130604

Leaning towards the EVGA atm. Which one runs cooler and/or more quite? Thats kind of important to me.
    
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Hmm I mean Id go EVGA because of their AMAZING customer service and warranty, but as far as noise?

There was a review done by hardwarecanucs on all the GTX 560ti cards

Generally looking it seems that the gigabyte made louder noises from peoples complaints on tomshardware

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Core Temperature & Acoustics

For all temperature testing, the cards were placed on an open test bench with a single 120mm 1200RPM fan placed ~8” away from the heatsink. The ambient temperature was kept at a constant 22°C (+/- 0.5°C). If the ambient temperatures rose above 23°C at any time throughout the test, all benchmarking was stopped. For this test we use the 3DMark Batch Size test at it highest triangle count with 4xAA and 16xAF enabled and looped it for one hour to determine the peak load temperature as measured by GPU-Z.

For Idle tests, we let the system idle at the Windows 7 desktop for 15 minutes and recorded the peak temperature.



Each and every one of these cards offers blissfully quiet operation and to be honest with you, we really didn’t hear all that much of a difference between them. Subjectively, the Gigabyte card has a slightly more unique acoustical profile but there is just no way it would be heard over the sound of case fans.

Temperatures were also very good across the entire lineup we tested. MSI’s Twin Frozr and Gigabyte’s WindForce heatsink designs are really able to flex their muscles here and post some incredible results with the ASUS card putting in a strong showing as well. EVGA on the other hand kept the stock heatsink and default fan speed profiles while increasing clock speeds. The result is higher than reference temperatures but still quite respectable cooling performance.
Source: http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/revie...-gigabyte-msi/
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the 2GBs are currently out of stock. consider those if you can wait.
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Hmm I mean Id go EVGA because of their AMAZING customer service and warranty, but as far as noise?

There was a review done by hardwarecanucs on all the GTX 560ti cards

Generally looking it seems that the gigabyte made louder noises from peoples complaints on tomshardware



Source: http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/revie...-gigabyte-msi/
Thanks! That chart was very helpul, +rep. The G.B's temps are simply amazing! I dont want to sound foolish but im still leaning towards the EVGA, even after seeing those temps. The card would look fantastic in my rig.
    
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