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4ab1714e-1e23-305e.jpgMSI on the differences. Cooler type has me scratching my head tho
post #12 of 29
it's the same,the power edition it's msi not bothering to overclock the card, people who bought both confirmed its the same card,the only difference is the factory overclock, and you'll get a mini display port to dvi active convertor with the lighting, thats it biggrin.gif.
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Originally Posted by KingG14 View Post

it's the same,the power edition it's msi not bothering to overclock the card, people who bought both confirmed its the same card,the only difference is the factory overclock, and you'll get a mini display port to dvi active convertor with the lighting, thats it biggrin.gif.

Yup I heard they are the same, only minor difference like you said before smile.gif Hmm but I dont know the price yet, abit difference or not?
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DO NOT GET an AMD card, I repeat, DO NOT get an AMD card.
I've been using nVidia ever since I was a kid and I switched two weeks ago and DAMN...I've been having driver issues, windows lock ups, black random screens(yes I did a fresh install of windows)...And the list goes on and on...Not to mention the Catalyst Control Center, THAT WILL give you blood pressure, one more thing, EVERY program that is 3D-related ON THE PLANET (even photoshop) uses CUDA instead of OpenCL.

My advice?
Get a GTX 670 Power Edition and save 100$ for WAY better overall performance.

One more thing about nVidia is
They will release a very interesting service called nvidia experience
in a nutshell, nvidia took all possible pc builds, and all possible graphic settings in every game available
put them all in a super computer and voila magic!
post #15 of 29
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DO NOT GET an AMD card, I repeat, DO NOT get an AMD card.
I've been using nVidia ever since I was a kid and I switched two weeks ago and DAMN...I've been having driver issues, windows lock ups, black random screens(yes I did a fresh install of windows)...And the list goes on and on...Not to mention the Catalyst Control Center, THAT WILL give you blood pressure, one more thing, EVERY program that is 3D-related ON THE PLANET (even photoshop) uses CUDA instead of OpenCL.
My advice?
Get a GTX 670 Power Edition and save 100$ for WAY better overall performance.
One more thing about nVidia is
They will release a very interesting service called nvidia experience
in a nutshell, nvidia took all possible pc builds, and all possible graphic settings in every game available
put them all in a super computer and voila magic!
Wow nvidia much?
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Wow nvidia much?

Seriously, I ain't a fanboy or anything, I'm givin' ya authentic experience, other than gamin' performance, AMD's given me blood pressure...
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Just go for the DirectCU. They always deliver.
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Seriously, I ain't a fanboy or anything, I'm givin' ya authentic experience, other than gamin' performance, AMD's given me blood pressure...

what drivers are you using. are you overclocking. Are you sure your card is not faulty. try and resolve it with the customer support of the card manufacturer. don't immediately blame.
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DO NOT GET an AMD card, I repeat, DO NOT get an AMD card.
I've been using nVidia ever since I was a kid and I switched two weeks ago and DAMN...I've been having driver issues, windows lock ups, black random screens(yes I did a fresh install of windows)...And the list goes on and on...Not to mention the Catalyst Control Center, THAT WILL give you blood pressure, one more thing, EVERY program that is 3D-related ON THE PLANET (even photoshop) uses CUDA instead of OpenCL.
My advice?
Get a GTX 670 Power Edition and save 100$ for WAY better overall performance.
One more thing about nVidia is
They will release a very interesting service called nvidia experience
in a nutshell, nvidia took all possible pc builds, and all possible graphic settings in every game available
put them all in a super computer and voila magic!

And I've never had any problems with my Radeon cards. Therefore our posts nullify each other and can be ignored by OP.
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what drivers are you using. are you overclocking. Are you sure your card is not faulty. try and resolve it with the customer support of the card manufacturer. don't immediately blame.

Oh no, it's 100% not faulty, like I said, it launches games for hours with no probs, I'm talkin' about the windows/program-related side, unfortunately...It sucks..
Drivers: 12.4
OC: A mere 15%

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And I've never had any problems with my Radeon cards. Therefore our posts nullify each other and can be ignored by OP.

I dun mean to be rude, but you're lucky, go on the intertnet, you'll see RAGE you've NEVER seen before when you search for anything AMD driver-related, sir.
And no, I think the OP should REALLY thouroughrly think this through.
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