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Thanks for the great input, guys.
How is gigabytes warranty policy? Do you have to register the card?
On these charts the gigabyte card is 5 dBs louder than the asus under load frown.gif
Are all of those odds for cards on air and with their stock coolers?
If yes, I'll probably become a gigabyte card owner biggrin.gif
I think thats a great choice and tbh, my FTW isnt even loud under loud until past 70% which it has never reached in its life so far (and its at 1300c). So I know the gigabyte will be very quiet thumb.gif
Keep in mind though the gigabyte exhausts all its not air into the case, so make sure you have good air flow for air trying to escape.
Good luck with your choice smile.gif
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post #12 of 33
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I think thats a great choice and tbh, my FTW isnt even loud under loud until past 70% which it has never reached in its life so far (and its at 1300c). So I know the gigabyte will be very quiet thumb.gif
Keep in mind though the gigabyte exhausts all its not air into the case, so make sure you have good air flow for air trying to escape.
Good luck with your choice smile.gif

All I want is a card that can't be heard over my other fans, which are all inaudible tongue.gif

I have great airflow. My case has 7 140mm and 1 120mm fans so blowing air out of the case could be a problem only with SLI
post #13 of 33
The most silent card award definitely goes to the Asus GTX 670 DirectCU II. Mind you, I'd go for the non-TOP because many users have had stability issues with the TOP version.
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post #14 of 33
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All I want is a card that can't be heard over my other fans, which are all inaudible tongue.gif
I have great airflow. My case has 7 140mm and 1 120mm fans so blowing air out of the case could be a problem only with SLI
If you want SLI i would say to get a card that exhausts air out of the case.
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I have one.. couldn't be happier thumb.gif
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I have one.. couldn't be happier thumb.gif
according to the numbers it isn't dead silent. Is it? If it was i would buy it, since it's available right now at newegg and also cheaper than the asus card
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according to the numbers it isn't dead silent. Is it? If it was i would buy it, since it's available right now at newegg and also cheaper than the asus card
Nothing is dead silent unless it's passively cooled.
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Nothing is dead silent unless it's passively cooled.

I disagree.
My computer is dead silent if you are withing 3 feet from it. The closer you get, the more you can hear it. Late at night when there is less noise from the street it become audible from 5 feet.
Since I'm never that close to it, I call it dead silent. I could go to sleep and forget to turn it off if it wasn't for it's LEDs.

So it depends on many things.
When I asked if it was dead silent I meant to ask "can you hear it when your sitting on your desk" or something like that.
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My computer is dead silent if you are withing 3 feet from it.
Then you DEFINITELY don't want the EVGA FTW. Perhaps the early release cards had good OC potential, and I'm inclined to believe General 123 has a golden card if the fans have never hit over 70%. In my experience (3 separate instances) the FTWs overclock for ****e and are LOUD; worst case scenario you get a FTW that hits ~52C playing SOLITAIRE. For Windows.

3 EVGA GTX 670 FTWs. 3 noisy, overpriced pieces of junk. 3 RMAs.

You should post back with which card you picked and its aural and OC performance so other people looking for quiet, decent performing cards have some anecdotal information to consider.
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