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When you ask the question of which is better in OCing, that comes to luck of the draw and can go either way.
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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.

Yeah mate, thanks for the suggestion. I got you.
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No plans on water cooling your gpu?

Not anytime soon?
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When you ask the question of which is better in OCing, that comes to luck of the draw and can go either way.

I thought so.
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Yeah mate, thanks for the suggestion. I got you.
Not anytime soon?
I thought so.

At this point just go with the card that is more aesthetically pleasing to you.
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But according to this it seems that the MSI is 3C higher in load temps compared to the gigabyte. Is this because the msi is higher clocked?
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But according to this it seems that the MSI is 3C higher in load temps compared to the gigabyte. Is this because the msi is higher clocked?

not always, look at ASUS TOP, she have more higher clock than MSI, but the coolest, right? ASUS have 1058 Mhz, MSI 1019, Giga 980 Mhz.
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not always, look at ASUS TOP, she have more higher clock than MSI, but the coolest, right? ASUS have 1058 Mhz, MSI 1019, Giga 980 Mhz.

Oh yeah, didn't notice that. Different reviews give really different results. I'm still confused. I like the gigabyte for its temps but I like the msi better for looks. What does better vrm cooling of the msi pe really signify?
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Oh yeah, didn't notice that. Different reviews give really different results. I'm still confused. I like the gigabyte for its temps but I like the msi better for looks. What does better vrm cooling of the msi pe really signify?

hmm, I don't know exactly about vrm cooling, because I dont have the gigabyte card, so I can't compare between them.

IF you like the gigabyte, then go for it....better for looks is not help you to get the card become more cool, right? biggrin.gif
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you are over analyzing things that will translate to trivial differences in temps and performance, just go with what is more pleasing to you aesthetically because when it comes down to it the difference is not much between the cards.
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you are over analyzing things that will translate to trivial differences in temps and performance, just go with what is more pleasing to you aesthetically because when it comes down to it the difference is not much between the cards.

Sorry for interfere you, but I think he just want the best for his money....since he LIVE in Tropical Country ( same as me), the difference maybe noticeable but not much...maybe other people in here can believe that the difference is NOT Noticeable since most of members in here LIVE in Cool Country, but we LIVE in Tropical (Maybe HOT) County in the world. Different with US, Europe, etc.
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Sorry for interfere you, but I think he just want the best for his money....since he LIVE in Tropical Country ( same as me), the difference maybe noticeable but not much...maybe other people in here can believe that the difference is NOT Noticeable since most of members in here LIVE in Cool Country, but we LIVE in Tropical (Maybe HOT) County in the world. Different with US, Europe, etc.

Yeah that can be a factor, although since both have non reference designs they will both do great and one is not leaps and bounds better than the other in any aspect.
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