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Is it worth getting the GTX 780 EVGA FTW edition in sli a better option than other cards?
I am a little confused do the EVGA FTW edition exhaust the air downwards towards the cooling of the case or to the side from the 2 twin blades?
http://www.evga.com/articles/00746/#3786
Can someone tell me where does the air intake/exhaust blow?
Edited by warm - 5/26/13 at 8:13am
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Originally Posted by Regent Square View Post

What is the original price in Euros? 620-650?

With shipping, still cheaper than most of the cards with original prices.

i dont know this is the cheapest in eu you can find like i sad in portugal is 699e
    
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Is it worth getting the GTX 780 EVGA FTW edition in sli a better option than other cards?
I am a little confused do the EVGA FTE edition exhaust the air downwards towards the cooling of the case or to the side from the 2 twin blades?
http://www.evga.com/articles/00746/#3786

They exhaust it in the case just like every other non reference cooler.

For SLI on 780's your better off going reference and cranking up the fan or better yet, putting waterblocks on those reference cards.
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Originally Posted by warm View Post

Is it worth getting the GTX 780 EVGA FTW edition in sli a better option than other cards?
I am a little confused do the EVGA FTW edition exhaust the air downwards towards the cooling of the case or to the side from the 2 twin blades?
http://www.evga.com/articles/00746/#3786
Can someone tell me where does the air intake/exhaust blow?

If you are going to use a single card yes, go for ACX cooling, if you are going to SLI you may get the Nvidia stock cooling system because it will blow the hot air outside of the case but you will going to deal with the fan noise. Nvidia stock cooling had a good improvement compared with the same looking cooling system used in the 600's model's The 780 use the same Titan chamber cooling.
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They exhaust it in the case just like every other non reference cooler.

For SLI on 780's your better off going reference and cranking up the fan or better yet, putting waterblocks on those reference cards.

If you have a good ventilated case you may get around the with hot air. but i do say for the single card i will gos ACX. wink.gif

PS: the reason I choose the ACX sli is because it going under water before one way or another. If same day i decide to sell the 780's it will going to help a lot because many of us don't like the blowout chamber stock cooling from nvidia. thumb.gif
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If you are going to use a single card yes, go for ACX cooling, if you are going to SLI you may get the Nvidia stock cooling system because it will blow the hot air outside of the case but you will going to deal with the fan noise. Nvidia stock cooling had a good improvement compared with the same looking cooling system used in the 600's model's The 780 use the same Titan chamber cooling.
If you have a good ventilated case you may get around the with hot air. but i do say for the single card i will gos ACX.

PS: the reason I choose the ACX sli is because it going under water before one way or another. If same day i decide to sell the 780's it will going to help a lot because many of us don't like the blowout chamber stock cooling from nvidia.

I wanna see some comparison between stock and acx cooler before making a decision.
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Originally Posted by Regent Square View Post

I wanna see some comparison between stock and acx cooler before making a decision.

Per both professional and user reviews so far, the acx cools better while staying much quieter even at higher fan speeds.
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I wanna see some comparison between stock and acx cooler before making a decision.

I know what you do want to see but here you can see what they have to say about OC and ACX cooling system ( not much but this is what they said ) I had the design cooling system before twin fan on my gigabyte 460's in sli mode but i had a good ventilated case so it was not a problem for me.

Review: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Superclocked ACX
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The Good

Can be as fast, if not faster, than a Titan
ACX cooler is excellent
Keeps quiet under load
Can drive four displays
Overclocks even further
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Just throw that piece on Amazon. i put my 580 on there and it sold in less than a week, just don't get TOO greedy,....smile.gifsmile.gif
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When you sell something on amazon, how much % did they take from you after the final price? I know Ebay does that.

Also, does Amazon use Paypal as a form of payment too? Or How do people pay you?
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Feels good having a 1250Mhz 7970 that paid for itself biggrin.gif
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Thanks for a feedback guys. We need to see how a card can overclock with a modded bios, and will there be any limitations. As of right now, reaching 1.2 is not a problem with a stock cooler running at sub 60% and maintaining a card very well.
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