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post #41 of 49
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Originally Posted by compuman145 View Post

It's been past experience that 2 of the lower cards will outperform the higher card.
E.G two GTX560ti's would out perform a single 590.


From the review that i've read, a single 690 is really really close to two 680 smile.gif
post #42 of 49
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Originally Posted by OverClocker55 View Post

Sell the asus.
get 2 GTX 680's from Gainward. The phantom ones. They don't even have fans
http://news.softpedia.com/news/Gainward-s-Phantom-GTX-680-Is-Official-262155.shtml

False, false, false.

They do have small noisy fans. Dont let the big heatsink fool you.

post #43 of 49
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It's been past experience that 2 of the lower cards will outperform the higher card.
E.G two GTX560ti's would out perform a single 590.


2 560Tis will NOT outperform a 590. 2 580s will.barely.
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I can't hear my EVGA Superclocked Signature 2 at all over my not very noisy HAF 932 with stock fans, even running Heaven with the sound turned off and a fan profile set at 10% over temperature e.g. 70C = 80%.
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The best solution will be to sell your 680, buy a 690 and put an Arctic Cooling Accelero on it. It is completely silent even at full load.
post #46 of 49
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The best solution will be to sell your 680, buy a 690 and put an Arctic Cooling Accelero on it. It is completely silent even at full load.
Phantom
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Phantom
When i have 2 GTX 680´s in SLI will the load be split between them? or will the top card take most of the load?
I dont know anything about SLI so maybe its a stupid question
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post #48 of 49
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Phantom
The Phantom is noisy. I used to run 580 Phantoms in SLI. They were loud.
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When i have 2 GTX 680´s in SLI will the load be split between them? or will the top card take most of the load?
I dont know anything about SLI so maybe its a stupid question
Depending on the SLI profile, they will split the load - each card renders frames alternately.
post #49 of 49
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The Phantom is noisy. I used to run 580 Phantoms in SLI. They were loud.
Depending on the SLI profile, they will split the load - each card renders frames alternately.
Ok thanks i think i have made my decision for my second 680 i will go for the EVGA GTX 680 SC Signature with backplate.
Why its a blower design meaning i can have my soundcard under it without problems and second because its a dual slot card meaning i CAN have my soundcard without it being in between both 680´s
Only problem i have is it will take me 3 or 4 months to save up for it
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