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ive decided on a reference designed cooler, which one?

doesn't matter which one if it's a reference card. basically the difference between manufacturers is the sticker they put on the cards. get the cheapest one you can get. don't even bother with the pre-overclocked cards with reference coolers.
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MSI Lightening or DCII.
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ill keep that in mind!
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My HIS came with a fancy weight bearing stand for the card. HAS also be running well for me 1175 1525 stock. HIS is also 549 not 560+ so that is a little scratch saved
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seems like kepler is crap. "trades blows" with the 7970 doesn't sound promising at all. id say get a 7970 now. those direct cu II cards look great

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My HIS came with a fancy weight bearing stand for the card. HAS also be running well for me 1175 1525 stock. HIS is also 549 not 560+ so that is a little scratch saved
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seems like kepler is crap. "trades blows" with the 7970 doesn't sound promising at all. id say get a 7970 now. those direct cu II cards look great

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ok ok ok ok
please do not make this a 680 flame thread

i do wanna know about kepler release dates tho.
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Kepler card that coming out now as the 680 isn't what was intended to be the 680. Since the Gk104 chip is the same performance as a 7970, Nvidia is releasing it and calling it the 680. When they release the Gk110 single gpu card, that will be a lot faster then the 7970, but they can't get it right again.
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