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Asus 670 TOP Vs NON-TOP

Poll Results: TOP Vs NON-TOP

 
  • 16% (1)
    TOP
  • 83% (5)
    NON-TOP
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post #1 of 16
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After a while of deciding on which card to get I decided on going with the Green Team. I have decided to go with a 670 because whats the point of spending more money on 3-5 fps improvement with a 680. So i see on Newegg that they have a Asus 670 NON-TOP. I also see on amazon that they have the ASUS 670 TOP in the amazon warehouse "Used, liked new condition" Which one should I get? And if I go with the TOP, is "Amazon Warehouse" trustworthy?
post #2 of 16
Brand new non-TOP. You can MORE then easily overclock to match and exceed it thumb.gif TOP/Ghz Edition cards are more tailored to non-overclocking users. If you know where to look, getting the next tier down is the best possible decision for your money.
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Alright, I can afford the 680 easily, but whats the point when I can just buy a 60 gig SSD for something LOL. So how far do you think I can pus the 670, I saw someone reach 1357 mhz on core, and I'm like dam! The Screenshot >>>> http://www.pneumatictoolsonline.com/1080.jpg
Forum Post>>>>> http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1696144&page=2
post #4 of 16
I don't know much about the differences, but from what I've seen, a stock 670 can match a stock 680 99% of the time. Unless you have an absolutely horrible batch frown.gif
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post #5 of 16
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alright
post #6 of 16
Take that with a grain of sale, I'm basing it off of benchmarks and that I can match a 6970. Even if it isn't fast enough, it's only a tiny percentage slower, which translates into only a few frames.

Either way (TOP, non-TOP) you'll be happy thumb.gif
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post #7 of 16
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alright thanks, i was originally going to get the 7970
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with the TOP you get a free backplate which is nice and a boost clock of 1137 MHz which is a nice core speed other than that the non-top is still a nice card and should be able to OC well.. get the TOP if you want the backplate smile.gif
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post #9 of 16
I think they use higher bin parts in the TOP version so it can be clocked more easily than the non-TOP version. but as Jellis said, you can easily overclock the non-TOP version to the TOPs stock clocks.
    
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post #10 of 16
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Originally Posted by stubass View Post

with the TOP you get a free backplate which is nice and a boost clock of 1137 MHz which is a nice core speed other than that the non-top is still a nice card and should be able to OC well.. get the TOP if you want the backplate smile.gif
NON TOP comes with backplate to
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