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What's the difference? Why are some more expensive than others?
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You can only buy the reference GTX 680 right now. There have been announcements of non-reference GTX 680's but no real prices. However, there are standard clock (usually reference and cheapest). Then some are overclocked/superclocked, waterblocked, performance air cooled, and more vram cards. Generally all that constitutes a higher price. Is that what you mean?
Edited by thenk83 - 3/23/12 at 1:58pm
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What's the difference? Why are some more expensive than others?

Right now they are all the same, if I was you I would go either EVGA or MSI because of warranty policies.
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You can only buy the reference GTX 680 right now. There have been announcements of non-reference GTX 680's but no real prices. However, there are standard clock (usually reference and cheapest), overclocked/superclocked, waterblocked, performance air cooled, and more vram cards. Generally all that constitutes a higher price. Is that what you mean?

The link isn't showing up in the first post here let me try again.

http://www.ebuyer.com/search?store=2&cat=215&subcat=3655

You see some of them are more expensive? Why is that?
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That's kind of hard to say maybe someone else can answer that. The #1 place we have in the states is NewEgg and all of the prices are the same:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&DEPA=0&Order=BESTMATCH&N=-1&isNodeId=1&Description=gtx+680&x=0&y=0
except the last one which has a rebate. I don't think very many popular sellers except for Amazon have them for higher prices.
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That's kind of hard to say maybe someone else can answer that. The #1 place we have in the states is NewEgg and all of the prices are the same:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&DEPA=0&Order=BESTMATCH&N=-1&isNodeId=1&Description=gtx+680&x=0&y=0
except the last one which has a rebate. I don't think very many popular sellers except for Amazon have them for higher prices.


They're all listed at different prices over here :/. Are they all identical though?

http://www.scan.co.uk/shop/computer-hardware/all/gpu-nvidia/geforce-gtx-680-pci-e
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They're all listed at different prices over here :/. Are they all identical though?
http://www.scan.co.uk/shop/computer-hardware/all/gpu-nvidia/geforce-gtx-680-pci-e

They're all reference. So, yes. Identical. I'd wait for a non reference cooler.
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Like I said.. all of those cards are reference cards. The only difference is the sticker on the plastic cover and possibly the logo on the fan. It could be that certain manufacturers charged more per unit for this particular company? You could be paying higher prices because of the brand. Which sounds kinda dumb. But.. like I said maybe someone else can explain. I sure can't.
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