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Can't go wrong w/ either card -- they both kick-ass! thumb.gif
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Nice try but that is GST exclusive smile.gif That's $990 for the 680 and shipping isn't free. Thanks for the help though. Although I want the 680s and am willing to pay $1337 USD for 2, a nice OCN member has offered 3 7970s for 450 USD each. So I can possibly get 3 7970s for the price of 2 680s here in NZ. thumb.gifthumb.gif I hope 3 will run on a 1000w gold psu and not be limited by pci-e 2. Otherwise I'll be rebuilding my PC and selling my parts to accommodate them.
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Didn't reference 680's get coil whine too?
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Didn't reference 680's get coil whine too?

So far no one in the 689 club is reporting any coil whine, including myself. Not an issue for the 680.
     
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I made my decision and I got the 7970. But the only reason was because one awesome OCN member by the name of Spinejam gave me an offer I couldn't refuse.

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Spinejam, you are a legend. thumb.gif
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