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I had the MSI PE 670, great card, you will NEVER have to set the fan to full speed unless you are chasing max OC . Great card and very quiet, i never had to raise fan passed 60.
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But many say that the Gigabyte is also the most balanced card. What makes the MSI more balanced than the Gigabyte?

It's up to you to believe me or not, I am only putting my experience of my PE card...If you care more about gigabyte then go for it.
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I had the MSI PE 670, great card, you will NEVER have to set the fan to full speed unless you are chasing max OC . Great card and very quiet, i never had to raise fan passed 60.

Very agreed with this, I only set my fan into 95 - 100 % when I bench my card @1300 Mhz ++ thumb.gif
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post #13 of 44
I have the GTX 670 PE and have had it since before release and loved it much more than my gtx 680 twin frozr. It has great cooling capability and the overclocking capability was very good, while having the fan on auto. I have been recommending this card to people since I tested it.
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your room temperature?

it ranges. i'd say 80-90F when it was hot. and and ~75-79F when it was cold.

as of right now at 77F, i get around 56c on both my cards on metro 2033 maxed out. when it was reaching 62c is a week or so back when it was still hot in LA.
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I love my Gigabyte gtx 670. But I've heard good things about MSI. As far as I know, the Windforce 3 cooler is the most quiet and coolest. Your pick tho. thumb.gif
Second'd. I also love my Windforce 670. thumb.gif
post #16 of 44
MSI. That's just a personal preference of mine. Both of these are awesome cards and the exact 2 I'd be looking at if I were in your shoes. Both cool fantastically and are designed with overclockers in mind. I've just always been a Twin Frozr fanboy and I can't get over that blue pcb.


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Edited by King Who Dat - 11/18/12 at 9:43pm
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But I thought the MSI PE was already revised to adhere to the locked voltage requirement of Nvidia making it less desirable by extreme overclockers? This was an official announcement sometime last month.
And AFAIK, the Asus is the quietest, the Gigabyte is the coolest but I don't know what makes the MSI stand out?

honestly u cant go wrong with any of them........gigabyte may be the coolest card but MSI PE one as an overall package is good like it looks good , aesthetically pleasing compared to Gigabyte's blue PCB (kinda personal) but still ,OCs well enough ,quality components etc etc
     
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honestly u cant go wrong with any of them........gigabyte may be the coolest card but MSI PE one as an overall package is good like it looks good , aesthetically pleasing compared to Gigabyte's blue PCB (kinda personal) but still ,OCs well enough ,quality components etc etc

Right! I see people really have their personal preference with these cards. I'm actually neither leaning towards the gigabyte or msi. I love both. My previous gpu was an msi hawk (twin frzr 3) gtx 560ti and it was awesome.

When overclocking though, which of the two is better? And if the windforce is cooler than the pe, how much temp difference at load?
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Right! I see people really have their personal preference with these cards. I'm actually neither leaning towards the gigabyte or msi. I love both. My previous gpu was an msi hawk (twin frzr 3) gtx 560ti and it was awesome.
When overclocking though, which of the two is better? And if the windforce is cooler than the pe, how much temp difference at load?

Keep in mind, that I post my comment into your question not because I am the fan of MSI, I vote it because have a great potential overall and the CHEAPEST card on my country ( Why I must spend $40 more just for something relevant?), but that doesn't mean gigabyte are bad...but I can't deal with their BLUE PCB...

if you still confused, read the review first of 2 card you mentioned above...I recommend HWC, Guru3d, etc.
Edited by Sharchaster - 11/18/12 at 10:19pm
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No plans on water cooling your gpu?
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