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Yeah they drop the NEW GTX 780 which is 30% faster than the GTX 680 in July, wouldn't that suck biggrin.gif
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Well if the 680 and all of its variations are still selling in good quantities when the time comes for AMD to temporarily take the lead in the Graphics Wars, do you think that the 7xx-series will charge an insane premium? If it's true that Nvidia dropped a 'meant-to-be-660' to compete with the 7970, and are currently taking their time sooping-up the GK110, then that huge increase in performance is gonna cost a pretty penny right? confused.gif

I plan on selling my reference EVGA 680's for a slight hit and getting the Classified Ultra (maybe Hydro Copper, no water-cooling setup at the moment). But if they don't get released till right before the 7xx-series then it'll all depend on the price. But if Nvidia does this crazy voltage control crap again, and the Classified has bad-ass overclock potential on it like I'm hoping it will, then I may just go with another 680 again.

grouphug.gif ----> Hey EVGA Dynamic whateverthehellyouwannacallit is cool, but release a card for the overclockers!

sleepysmileyanim.gif till the Classified 680
Edited by dph314 - 4/3/12 at 12:31pm
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and it is not good at all really restrictive.
Will it be too much of a problem on a loop with say a 35x, a 280 rad, cpu block (with 3930k) and res with downpipe? That's what I'm looking at for my next build.

I don't think the price of the kit is too bad considering it includes fittings and a backplate.
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Looks good. But the double stacked power plugs just sticking out of the thing looks a bit... abrupt.

The look of the 500 series hydrocoppers was amazing, perfectly slim and uniform. Sad to see them take this step backwards (NVIDIA for the pcb design, not EVGA)
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Amateurs.
It's sexy and it knows it

Dude I've been waiting for those to hit the market for awhile now. Makes the 7970 one sexy mother uh ha. You get EVERYTHING with those WC blocks and there cheap too. 2 7970's + 2 komodo WC blocks+ crossfireX bridge drool.gif me having a hard time deciding now lol
    
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I can't say that I didn't see this coming. biggrin.gif
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Their copper blocks are actually VERY good, in the top performance tier whether you look at CPU or GPU blocks. I'm honestly surprised eVGA still goes with Swiftech for this stuff instead of Koolance, Watercool, or Aquacomputer, they all make blocks that, on both markets, perform better than Swiftech.

So would you say the only real advantage of getting a HC would be warranty? If you were considering performance only, would EK be the best?
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Necro bump much? But actually the HC has more power phases for better OC
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Necro bump much? But actually the HC has more power phases for better OC

Sorry was just trying to get some answers.
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Necro bump much? But actually the HC has more power phases for better OC

More power phases means nothing with the same locked voltage that every other 680 released has.
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