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Lol, damn. You got me second guessing. I bought all of my parts at Microcenter in Boston. I wasnt even going to buy everything there but I got a pretty good deal on everything. Cost just over 1400 for my setup. The 780 SC w/ACX was 540. The Classified is $600, both with mail in rebates bringing it down $20 or so. Is it really worth the extra cash? I can drive to Microcenter in about 25 min.

I have had both cards, and currently have the Classy. Honestly for gaming in the long run 100MHz isn't going to make are break anything. But I really like the Classy. It's a fun card. You get a much more robust power delivery system, it's more fun to overclock, and has dual BIOS, which is awesome. For benching I switch over to the skyn3t BIOS, flashed to the LN2 side, and for gaming, back to the normal boost BIOS. I'm with @OccamRazor on this one, go with the Classy.
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Hopefully if I do make the switch, I don't get one with any issues.
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Yea, thanks. I may try to exchange it over the weekend just to have it last me a bit longer in the long run then. Plus, it'll give me a reason to go back and try to get some of the free games I was supposed to get when I bought all my parts since they had run out. lol
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Lol, damn. You got me second guessing. I bought all of my parts at Microcenter in Boston. I wasnt even going to buy everything there but I got a pretty good deal on everything. Cost just over 1400 for my setup. The 780 SC w/ACX was 540. The Classified is $600, both with mail in rebates bringing it down $20 or so. Is it really worth the extra cash? I can drive to Microcenter in about 25 min.


Are you at Microcenter yet? No? you said 25mn man!!!! tongue.gif
Fill your SIG with your RIG, it helps US to help YOU! thumb.gif
You have a link in my SIG!

Cheers

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LOL! I live 25min from it. I have to work until 5est, unfortunately!
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LOL! I live 25min from it. I have to work until 5est, unfortunately!

Pop by at lunch. Do it.

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LOL! I live 25min from it. I have to work until 5est, unfortunately!

No problem, you'll get there at 5.25! tongue.gif
JUST DONT MISS THOSE CLASSYS!!!!!

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haha, I will do it asap

My rig is currently:

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haha, I will do it asap

My rig is currently:

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Amazon has open box Classifieds at @ $491. EVGA has great warranty protection. Just FYI.
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Lol, damn. You got me second guessing. I bought all of my parts at Microcenter in Boston. I wasnt even going to buy everything there but I got a pretty good deal on everything. Cost just over 1400 for my setup. The 780 SC w/ACX was 540. The Classified is $600, both with mail in rebates bringing it down $20 or so. Is it really worth the extra cash? I can drive to Microcenter in about 25 min.

Classified is worth the extra cost if you like to bench or specifically for overclocking.
Otherwise just for gaming cards like the 780 SC ACX will be excellent. You don't loose anything sticking with reference except high overclocking potential. You can also find more available cooling options for the reference cards.

A 780 classified at the same clocks as a 780 will give the same gaming performance.
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Gigabyte 780 ghz edition is about $520 on Amazon. Runs super cool and quiet. Got it to 1280mhz on standard voltage.

But if you want better overclocks, go EVGA classified.
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