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I'm stuck between the MSI GEFORCE GTX 670 OC PE and the EVGA Geforce GTX 670 FTW SIG 2 which one is better
I heard the msi gtx 670 had overvolting issues

I'm looking for performance. build quality, and now noisy it will be when i play BF3 SC2 and other games
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Are you stuck with picking an Nvidia GPU?
For the price of those cards, you could get an HD 7970. I would highly recommend that over the GTX 670.
    
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My friend's MSI 670 OC PE can't overclock as far as my EVGA 670 FTW I've got about 50Mhz on him. I can't make a comment on the sig 2 cooler though.
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Originally Posted by chowyu View Post

I'm stuck between the MSI GEFORCE GTX 670 OC PE and the EVGA Geforce GTX 670 FTW SIG 2 which one is better
I heard the msi gtx 670 had overvolting issues

I'm looking for performance. build quality, and now noisy it will be when i play BF3 SC2 and other games

7970 over gtx 670? ppl say gtx 670 is way better than 7970
post #5 of 27
Sig 2 670.

EVGA has the best support service in the world, and my card has done me no wrong
post #6 of 27
I am overly picky about customer service, so if that is something you care about, EVGA is great. $361 for the FTW right now, $400 for the Sig 2. Not sure it is worth that much more, but I would call EVGA (if you are interested in going that route) and they can explain in detail the difference between cards and which is better for your setup since they vent heat differently.
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7970 over gtx 670? ppl say gtx 670 is way better than 7970

Its not. 7970 GHz edition / GTX 680 > 7970 > GTX 670 / 7950 GHz edition > 7950. Even the standard 7970 is faster then a GTX 670. That being said the GTX 670 is also a very good card IMO the windforce x3 is the best tough I my self don't OC GPU's much and value quiet cooling.
    
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at stock HD 7970 Ghz > GTX 680 > HD 7970 > GTX 670 > HD 7950 boost. with overclocking HD 7970(1150 Mhz) >= GTX 680(1250 mhz). HD 7950(1150 mhz) >= GTX 670(1250 Mhz) . here are a couple of good options

Sapphire HD 7970 OC (1000 Mhz) - 410
http://www.amazon.com/Sapphire-DL-DVI-I-SL-DVI-D-PCI-Express-11197-03-40G/product-reviews/B009B6Y01Y/

Sapphire HD 7970 Ghz (1050 mhz) - 440
http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?p=AT-7970GHZ
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The 7970 is a better choice..Plus it comes with games like Bioshock Infinite and Tomb raider n st00f
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The 7970 is a better choice..Plus it comes with games like Bioshock Infinite and Tomb raider n st00f

the HD 7900 cards come with Crysis 3 and Bioshock Infinite. the HD 7800 cards come with Bioshock Infinite and tombraider.

http://sites.amd.com/us/promo/never-settle/Pages/nsreloaded.aspx
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