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Bit of a rushed post to see if I can get feedback whether I should buy this or not before work.

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=193_1377&products_id=19998

Specs look alright, cooling and whatnot (no I dont care that the PCB is blue). Should I jump on it? (Money doesn't worry me, everything here is expensive).

Thanks.

EDIT: I should note that this is the first non-reference cooling 680 that I have seen yet in my country.

EDIT2: Also any idea how long until the ASUS DCII versions, as that will effect my decision.
Edited by Whiskerz - 4/11/12 at 3:32pm
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I do love the Wind force cooling. See no reason not to buy it. I would wait for other non-reference models to pop up tbh. But Giagbyte is gewd. If u need it this moment goo for it.
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The gigabyte has black PCB so no worries there and for the rest of the non reference coolers no eta yet I guess probably 1 or 2 months.

 
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Bit of a rushed post to see if I can get feedback whether I should buy this or not before work.
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=193_1377&products_id=19998
Specs look alright, cooling and whatnot (no I dont care that the PCB is blue). Should I jump on it? (Money doesn't worry me, everything here is expensive).
Thanks.
EDIT: I should note that this is the first non-reference cooling 680 that I have seen yet in my country.
EDIT2: Also any idea how long until the ASUS DCII versions, as that will effect my decision.

Honestly I would choose this over the DCU. Better cooler, and probably OC just as well.
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Originally Posted by Whiskerz View Post

Bit of a rushed post to see if I can get feedback whether I should buy this or not before work.
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=193_1377&products_id=19998
Specs look alright, cooling and whatnot (no I dont care that the PCB is blue). Should I jump on it? (Money doesn't worry me, everything here is expensive).
Thanks.
EDIT: I should note that this is the first non-reference cooling 680 that I have seen yet in my country.
EDIT2: Also any idea how long until the ASUS DCII versions, as that will effect my decision.

My local pc hardware retailer had Asus 680 DirectCU on the shelves this afternoon for 499.99; I was there on other business so I didn't look at them too closely other than to note they had them in stock and what the price was. When I got back to the office, I could not find the DirectCU online so maybe they weren't supposed to be there yet?
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Gigabyte's GPU cooler is pretty amazing, actually. I had one on a GTX 460 awhile back and that card flew. Super quite and OC's like mad. Great product.
    
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Ok, I'm doing it. Thanks a lot guys.
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