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Hey guys, which one is better in therms of temperature and overclock? Can some people with MSI PE tell me what is your max GPU boost at stock speed? Does it reach 1200Mhz like my FTW at stock?

First I was thinking get the AMP but looks like it takes 3 slots and I pretend to SLI in the future and maybe wouldn't fit properly.

I have a confirmed buyer for one of my FTW and I'm thinking to buy one of these two, AMP or PE. thumb.gif
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Hey guys, which one is better in therms of temperature and overclock? Can some people with MSI PE tell me what is your max GPU boost at stock speed? Does it reach 1200Mhz like my FTW at stock?
First I was thinking get the AMP but looks like it takes 3 slots and I pretend to SLI in the future and maybe wouldn't fit properly.
I have a confirmed buyer for one of my FTW and I'm thinking to buy one of these two, AMP or PE. thumb.gif

I have a 680 Amp and I love it, however, unless engineering fixed it, you have to add 4 washers to the card for the heatsink to make good contact, but after i did that, mine stays around 50c while folding
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I know that the AMP can reach higher OC but the only thing that I don't like is that it looks like to occup 3 slots and I have a HAF 922 and don't want in the future to need to change de case
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Originally Posted by ViTosS View Post

I know that the AMP can reach higher OC but the only thing that I don't like is that it looks like to occup 3 slots and I have a HAF 922 and don't want in the future to need to change de case

It is a 3 slot cooler, so if that turns you off go with the Msi
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It is a 3 slot cooler, so if that turns you off go with the Msi

Is the PE better than FTW? It has higher clock speed, 1006Mhz from FTW against 1020Mhz from PE, but does the final boost in stock reachs at least 1190~1200Mhz?
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Originally Posted by ViTosS View Post

Is the PE better than FTW? It has higher clock speed, 1006Mhz from FTW against 1020Mhz from PE, but does the final boost in stock reachs at least 1190~1200Mhz?

honestly it all comes down to the card, some will clock better than others, base OC is the only real constant (hence why i went with my Zotac) but the MSI has unlocked volts vs locked on the FTW so it allows more Potential for overclocking
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