Originally Posted by jthurmond3
Hmm, I am just trying to figure out why people would spend more money on a higher core/memory clocked card or OC and increase temps/annoying fan speed noise if there is not a noticeable difference. What is giving you the biggest boost in your situation: the 150 core or 600 memory?
I watercooled for silence, mostly. Overclocking was a consideration too, but not my main priority. It's worth the work though, it's free performance. Honestly I don't know which gave more of a boost, I haven't done any benchmarks yet.