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Not sure which one to buy. Not looking to spend over $300. Tired of looking at it for a few days but can't make a decision. I don't plan to SLI so can I get some input? Looking for good temps which both seem to have.

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ASUS DirectCU II, very good temps and overclock.

But, why not wait a little more? I mean, get that GTX 570 while the Kepler line is ready for see the world isn't good IMO.
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Can't you wait a month-two more for prices to drop, or mid-range Kepler to come out? smile.gif
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i alread posted my gtx 470 on ebay haha. i got impatient. well id be ordering through amazon. i have prime so maybe just get something for now and then refund? if we had price ranges for next gen cards out this would be easier as i want to stick to my budget. thanks for the input!
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GTX 570 DCII: http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/ASUS/GeForce_GTX_570_Direct_Cu_II/
The GTX 570 DCII is the highest range of GTX 570s out there.
It provides maximum cooling with the best documented temp values to have been recorded up to this date with the card.

It also overclocks like a charm, because ASUS cards, especially overclock versions like these have better binning.

Prices have dropped magnificently as well, so you will get an amazing price/value ratio.
Mid range Kepler will still be more expensive than your max budget.

Definitely go for the GTX 570 DCII
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Just for 50$ more you can push to GTX 580:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130704
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Never had an issue with the Gigabyte cards, I had 2x 460's and 2x580 3gb and they were awsome, so quiet and cool also the RMA is easy, simple and quick when one of my 460's went a bit funny they replaced it with a perfect replacement. The DCII will be slightly cooler due to the 3 slot cooler though.
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Just for 50$ more you can push to GTX 580:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130704

I have an amazon gift card that I'd like to use hence why I am limited.
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Amazon's prices are a crime.. Why don't you sell the gift card and buy a GPU from newegg?
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post #10 of 10
As a DCuii owner do not recommend this card ! I would go with MSI TFiii !
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