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I had an Asus DirectCU II card and though I loved it, I sold it on eBay when I decided to go SLI. I wanted matching cards so I bought two MSI Twin FrozR III cards. I don't regret the decision. The cooling on the Asus DirectCU II card is brilliant but it is only slightly better than the cooling on the MSI Twin FrozR III card in my experience. Having a two-slot card is also better in case you want to go SLI in the future. The MSI Twin FrozR III cards also overclock like beasts, much higher than my Asus DirectCU II card could achieve. I also wondered quite a lot about why the Asus DirectCU II card is cheaper than the rest. Rest assured, it has nothing to do with bad quality - the card is amazing!
However, my only guess is the three-slot cooler. A lot of people just shrug them off as too big and in my opinion now, yes, they are too big. Two-slot cards are the way to go.

My recommendation is simple: MSI Twin FrozR III

I had bought these from Overclockers.co.uk myself but only due to their price. At the moment, Scan.co.uk have a better deal so go with them! smile.gif
Edited by Gib007 - 12/29/11 at 4:03pm
    
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EVGA gtx 570 classified. Love mine, but might use the 90 day step up program to get a gtx 580.
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