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this thread i made might be very relevant to your interests. i posted some info on there that might be of use to you.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1323960/i-got-my-gtx-670-ftw-sli-thank-you-ocn
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I would like to go with the ASUS GTX 670. The DirectCUii cooler is fantastic, my 7850's remain inaudible even under full load. The thing is, as far as graphics cards are concerned, it seems to me like ASUS have really not got it down this generation. The Newegg reviews for several of ASUS' cards (both ATI and NVIDIA) show a worrying ammount of complaints regarding hardware faults.
Hmmmm, actually now I think I'm going to go with the MSI Power Edition 670. There's a review of it on Guru3D and from what they say, it is quiet and basically silent under load. I've heard nothing but good things about MSI's TwinFrozr cooler as well.
Any reason not to go with the MSI Power Edition? I can also get it cheaper than the FTW version, and with Borderlands 2 + Assassins Creed III.

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Perfect. All the more reason for me to make the switch!
Anyway, have gone ahead and ordered the MSI Power Edition 670 from here:
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/2gb-msi-gtx-670-power-edition-oc-28nm-pcie-30-%28x16%29-6008mhz-gddr5-gpu-1019mhz-boost-1079mhz-plusfree
Comes with Borderlands 2 and Assassins Creed III. I'm really excited to play Borderlands, not so much Assassins creed. I'll probably give it away on here.
Thanks everyone for all the input.

Hmm, I was late but have you read about this issue regarding the MSI PE GTX 670 before deciding to buy it?

Also, if I get both FREE games and want to sell them, how much and where? eBay?
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I would like to go with the ASUS GTX 670. The DirectCUii cooler is fantastic, my 7850's remain inaudible even under full load. The thing is, as far as graphics cards are concerned, it seems to me like ASUS have really not got it down this generation. The Newegg reviews for several of ASUS' cards (both ATI and NVIDIA) show a worrying ammount of complaints regarding hardware faults.
Hmmmm, actually now I think I'm going to go with the MSI Power Edition 670. There's a review of it on Guru3D and from what they say, it is quiet and basically silent under load. I've heard nothing but good things about MSI's TwinFrozr cooler as well.
Any reason not to go with the MSI Power Edition? I can also get it cheaper than the FTW version, and with Borderlands 2 + Assassins Creed III.

Quote:
Originally Posted by safe View Post

Perfect. All the more reason for me to make the switch!
Anyway, have gone ahead and ordered the MSI Power Edition 670 from here:
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/2gb-msi-gtx-670-power-edition-oc-28nm-pcie-30-%28x16%29-6008mhz-gddr5-gpu-1019mhz-boost-1079mhz-plusfree
Comes with Borderlands 2 and Assassins Creed III. I'm really excited to play Borderlands, not so much Assassins creed. I'll probably give it away on here.
Thanks everyone for all the input.

Hmm, I was late but have you read about this issue regarding the MSI PE GTX 670 before deciding to buy it?

Also, if I get both FREE games and want to sell them, how much and where? eBay?
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Hmm, I was late but have you read about this issue regarding the MSI PE GTX 670 before deciding to buy it?
Also, if I get both FREE games and want to sell them, how much and where? eBay?

what is the issue you are talking about?
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what is the issue you are talking about?

Please click the link on my post above.
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Please click the link on my post above.

yes I was already click it, what's going on? it's scan.co.uk?
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yes I was already click it, what's going on? it's scan.co.uk?

This one: http://www.overclock.net/t/1311874/toms-msi-caught-overvolting-gtx-660-ti-670-power-edition-cards ??
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That topic was obsolete (Although I don't believe it, since my PE is working Perfectly)....what are you worried about? you have a 3 year warranty if anything goes wrong...I was saying this before in your thread.

If you wanna make a discussion about this, make it in your previous thread, since this thread was completed.
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That topic was obsolete (Although I don't believe it, since my PE is working Perfectly)....what are you worried about? you have a 3 year warranty if anything goes wrong...I was saying this before in your thread.
If you wanna make a discussion about this, make it in your previous thread, since this thread was completed.

Ok, I believe it though. Overvolting the PWM circuitry is very dangerous. Overvolting the core is another story.

Yeah, I just showed the link to the OP here.
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Ok, I believe it though. Overvolting the PWM circuitry is very dangerous. Overvolting the core is another story.
Yeah, I just showed the link to the OP here.

you should probably must check this awesome post :
Quote:
Power Edition
- Triple Overvoltage: adjust the voltage of GPU, memory and PLL to unleash the potential of graphics card.
- Enhanced PWM Design: provide higher overclocking capability and better stability in peak load.

So in a way MSI does mention the PWM, however IMO it's quite misleading. On cards that have "Military Class III Components" one would expect that the Enhanced PWM Design means it has a beefed-up PWM chip and not that same chip running almost twice its specified voltage.

Post 176 at http://www.overclock.net/t/1311874/toms-msi-caught-overvolting-gtx-660-ti-670-power-edition-cards/170

In the beginning, MSI was talking aboout ENHANCED PWM Design....means they know exactly what they're doing.

and you should ask PE Owners in here : http://www.overclock.net/t/1265574/msi-gtx-670-power-edition-twin-frozr-4-cooler

Ok, my Last post in here, since I don't want to bump the completed thread. If you still have a question, ask in the link I gave you...
Edited by Sharchaster - 11/20/12 at 7:43am
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