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hi i want to buy a gtx 660 for my gaming rig . i dont know which one is a better buy , evga sc edition or msi twin frozr 3 . im looking for performance , cooling and noise level (important since im building a silent rig) . please can you all tell me which is better TY .
post #2 of 25
i have the MSI.
super quiet on stock cooling profile
very easy to overclock
comes pre overclocked like the evga sc
MSI Afterburner very easy to monitor temps, benchmarks, and overclock
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Originally Posted by Eagle1995 View Post

i have the MSI.
super quiet on stock cooling profile
very easy to overclock
comes pre overclocked like the evga sc
MSI Afterburner very easy to monitor temps, benchmarks, and overclock

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the thing is i luvvvvv the look and design on the evga but not so much the twin frozr
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the thing is i luvvvvv the look and design on the evga but not so much the twin frozr

My msi 660's in SLI look just fine to me biggrin.gif. you will get better cooling on the MSI twinfrozr = better performance while gaming for hours.
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MSI HAWK.

components
Form in one memory heatsink
It's also quiet, at 27dB load (http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/GTX_660_HAWK/27.html)

Or ASUS

http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/graphics/display/asus-geforce-gtx-660-directcu-ii-oc_2.html#sect0

The other ones have crappy VRM and NVIDIA specifies cheap components

See EVGA Sig2:

http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/graphics/display/geforce-gtx-660-roundup.html#sect2
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I have a pair of asus 660 tops on water and on a custom bios the first flirts with 1400 boost core and the second in the mid 1350s. Hard mods are coming next in a search for 1500
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EVGA ..
MASTER RACE

just kidding

I personally dont mind any of them .... just look at the specs and grab the best bang for your buck card

i have 2 SC GTX 660 in sli and a msi GTX 660 in my brothers rig
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I have a pair of asus 660 tops on water and on a custom bios the first flirts with 1400 boost core and the second in the mid 1350s. Hard mods are coming next in a search for 1500

Off topic but is that BIOS specific to the Asus 660? Is it on TPU's vBIOS database?
    
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Off topic but is that BIOS specific to the Asus 660? Is it on TPU's vBIOS database?

Believe the same bios is on Tpus database. I just pulled and modded my own
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