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I love my 670's. Had just one for about a month while using a 1920x1200 monitor and it gave steller performance. Got a deal on a 2560x1600 monitor so I added a second 670 and have even better performance. Mine are watercooled, but if I were sticking with air I would get a Windforce, Twin Frozr, Direct Cu 2, or EVGA 2 fan model. The blower design isn't nearly as quiet as the other cooler designs.

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http://www.evga.com/Products/Product.aspx?pn=02G-P4-2678-KR

That's it above

I think im gonna go this route.. I might be contacting you soon on the OC of this card thanks for all you input and help!
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You are quite welcome, and feel free to ask anything, I'll try to answer as best I can or direct you to someone who can better answerif I ccannot.
   
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post #14 of 29
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Originally Posted by Fan o' water View Post

I love my 670's. Had just one for about a month while using a 1920x1200 monitor and it gave steller performance. Got a deal on a 2560x1600 monitor so I added a second 670 and have even better performance. Mine are watercooled, but if I were sticking with air I would get a Windforce, Twin Frozr, Direct Cu 2, or EVGA 2 fan model. The blower design isn't nearly as quiet as the other cooler designs.

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Whats a good aftermarket cooler option? I have the XSPC water cooler currently but dont really feel like forking the money or the time into looping it to my GPU yet. Whats a good air cooler for the 670?
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Just bought mine over at frys instead got to keep my evga bucks and get it for the same price with rebate so im happy. 2nd day shipping was only 8 bucks were evga was charging 25 or so. Will be posting back in here when it arrives an my opinion on it. Thanks everyone for their help!

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post #16 of 29
Hello Marcus - You are going to enjoy the 670 a lot. thumb.gif Also, if you keep the 560 it will make a nice dedicated PhysX card.

I have not read about any aftermarket coolers for the 670. Preinstalled : Gigabyte Windforce, Asus direct Cu II, MSI Twin Frozr, etc.
I am using the EK Supreme HF universal water blocks and they are doing a great job. Playing the most strenuous games I only see a 23C rise over idle temps!
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/18306/ex-blc-1403/EK_VGA_Supremacy_Bridge_Edition_Universal_High_Performance_VGA_Cooling_Block_-_Acetal_EK-VGA_Supremacy_Bridge_Edition_-_Acetal.html?tl=g30c357s922
I added ramsinks and redid the VRM cooling, but lots of people are using the stock vrm cooler.


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Congrats on the 670. With a little OC'ing...you'll be rocking 680 performance.
 
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I agree. I have no regrets with my 670 either. As far as Crysis 3 is concerned...I refuse to buy any PC game that was intentionally poorly optimized in order to sell hardware. Its just bad business. I played the Alpha for Crysis 3. Its the first time I've ever seen a game go from bad (alpha) to worse (release) as far as optimization is concerned. The eye-candy to performance ratio on Crysis 3 just does not add up!

LOL! How exactly?
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Hello Marcus - You are going to enjoy the 670 a lot. thumb.gif Also, if you keep the 560 it will make a nice dedicated PhysX card.

I have not read about any aftermarket coolers for the 670. Preinstalled : Gigabyte Windforce, Asus direct Cu II, MSI Twin Frozr, etc.
I am using the EK Supreme HF universal water blocks and they are doing a great job. Playing the most strenuous games I only see a 23C rise over idle temps!
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/18306/ex-blc-1403/EK_VGA_Supremacy_Bridge_Edition_Universal_High_Performance_VGA_Cooling_Block_-_Acetal_EK-VGA_Supremacy_Bridge_Edition_-_Acetal.html?tl=g30c357s922
I added ramsinks and redid the VRM cooling, but lots of people are using the stock vrm cooler.


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I dont believe i have ran anything specifically for physx enlighten me on what i could use the 560 for?
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LOL! How exactly?

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