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Hey what do you guys think about the two gpus. Evga superclocked vs Asus DCU2. Is the asus worth the price difference? I heard some people say the Asus OC's better. Also what kind of performance increase do you see with OC? some say the asus can get to 1100MHZ quite easily

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Hey what do you guys think about the two gpus. Evga superclocked vs Asus DCU2. Is the asus worth the price difference? I heard some people say the Asus OC's better. Also what kind of performance increase do you see with OC? some say the asus can get to 1100MHZ quite easily

http://www.memoryexpress.com/Products/MX41917

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Your motherboard has an extra gap between your PCIe slots, so I'd recommend the ASUS. Dual fan is much quieter than the stock blower and cools the GPU better as well. And just ignore all the people that spaz about it dumping heat inside the case. rolleyes.gif

FPS difference is pretty much a few percent less than the OC percent. You can usually get around a 10-15% increase depending on what the stock clocks are. If the clocks are already higher than stock you will obviously see less of an increase from further raising them.
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Your motherboard has an extra gap between your PCIe slots, so I'd recommend the ASUS. Dual fan is much quieter than the stock blower and cools the GPU better as well. And just ignore all the people that spaz about it dumping heat inside the case. rolleyes.gif

FPS difference is pretty much a few percent less than the OC percent. You can usually get around a 10-15% increase depending on what the stock clocks are. If the clocks are already higher than stock you will obviously see less of an increase from further raising them.

Yea, I don't really care about dumping hot air in the case, my old card did that and with the OC I kept the temps at 60C.For an extra $100 (after taxes) would you recommend the Asus over the Evga? Shame Evga didn't make a dual fan version, the looks are better on the Evga as well.
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Yea, I don't really care about dumping hot air in the case, my old card did that and with the OC I kept the temps at 60C.For an extra $100 (after taxes) would you recommend the Asus over the Evga? Shame Evga didn't make a dual fan version, the looks are better on the Evga as well.

LOL, I didn't look at the price difference. An extra hundred just based on fans is a bit of a tough one. I'm going to have to leave that one to you. wink.gif
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LOL, I didn't look at the price difference. An extra hundred just based on fans is a bit of a tough one. I'm going to have to leave that one to you. wink.gif

I'm swaying towards the Evga. Even if I can OC the Asus to about 1150, that's only 100MHz more (probably 3-5 fps difference). My only concern then is noise level. My last card was an Asus so it ran quiet and cool. Also, I heard the Evga warranty is very OC friendly, is it true?

Sorry for all the questions, but I am dropping close to 1k here tongue.gif
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I'm swaying towards the Evga. Even if I can OC the Asus to about 1150, that's only 100MHz more (probably 3-5 fps difference). My only concern then is noise level. My last card was an Asus so it ran quiet and cool. Also, I heard the Evga warranty is very OC friendly, is it true?

Sorry for all the questions, but I am dropping close to 1k here tongue.gif

Perfectly understandable. And EVGA is pretty much the best when it comes to warranty/RMA. That they are based in North America also makes it much easier to deal with.
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Alright, thanks for all the help man. You have been crucial to this decision making process. I think it's the Evga. The money saved will be sent to you in an envelope... it's Canadian currency though, so ya.... biggrin.gif
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Alright, thanks for all the help man. You have been crucial to this decision making process. I think it's the Evga. The money saved will be sent to you in an envelope... it's Canadian currency though, so ya.... biggrin.gif

Two rolls of toonies preferably. biggrin.gif
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Two rolls of toonies preferably. biggrin.gif

As opposed to 4 rolls of Loonies, for our Non-Canuck friends smile.gif
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