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Yeah their cooling isn't very good and their RMA department is a nightmare, I wouldn't buy a product of theirs.

2nd, it was just an example of what T-LE was
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so since my case is too small for the gigabyte and i would be spending more on a case+ card. its between the MSI and Sapphire. then.
im more on the MSI brand, it looks nice, other than the Voltage power thingy on the back. (which i hear can be removed, is this True)
Edited by Kokumotsu - 2/26/13 at 4:46pm
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welp. im out of luck in every situationi, i have to get a new case either way,
amazon shows the HD 6850 being 11.5 inches long, but i just measured it and its 9.5"
and my HDD would be in the way at 11" so
whats a good case. i know cooler master Haf is but ive built 3 PCs using it, so i dont want it =P
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Hawk is a monster. if my ASIC quality wasnt garbage 10K would be easy


Edited by Stay Puft - 2/26/13 at 5:32pm
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Agree, the Hawk is the best one out of those three. They are great overclockers.
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i got the gigabyte one for my gf back in october, its pretty amazing how cool and stable it is for the clock i put on it.

I would recommend gigabyte to anyone looking for a high quality 7870 if they want to overclock 1200+ on air without fear of it exploding(and on the offchance that it does explode gigabyte is a great company to rma with)
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i got the gigabyte one for my gf back in october, its pretty amazing how cool and stable it is for the clock i put on it.

I would recommend gigabyte to anyone looking for a high quality 7870 if they want to overclock 1200+ on air without fear of it exploding(and on the offchance that it does explode gigabyte is a great company to rma with)

1200 is weak. The hawk goes over 1300 wink.gif
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1200 is weak. The hawk goes over 1300 wink.gif

i stopped at 1250, i just said in general 1200+ because with the silicon lottery you never know what youll get tongue.gif you might even get a card you have to downclock from gigabytes factory clock because of instability issues tongue.gif 1250 stable though isnt too bad imo smile.gif
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i stopped at 1250, i just said in general 1200+ because with the silicon lottery you never know what youll get tongue.gif you might even get a card you have to downclock from gigabytes factory clock because of instability issues tongue.gif 1250 stable though isnt too bad imo smile.gif

Hawk i posted has an ASIC quality of 66% and it still did 1350. Imagine a 80+ one. 1400 easily
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im not disagreeing that the hawk is an amazing card, i wish they were in stock when i was buying for my gf because she would have one for sure:P What im saying is the gigabyte is a really good choice that ive seen from experience biggrin.gif
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