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EVGA GTX 780 normal vs SC ?

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Im hesitating between the normal version or the SC version. Is there any advantage of going with the SC version over the normal version ?

1 -The normal version should be able to reach the frequency of the SC version without problems, and even higher, right ?

2- Are the SC versions better overclokers ? Or are they just factory overclocked ?

The normal version si 649$ while the SC is 659$. So im thinking of getting the normal one.
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Nothing wrong with vanilla. You can make up the difference as you stated. I ordered the vanilla and thats what I will be doing.

(The SC being out of stock really made the decision for me, so this is how I rationalize it biggrin.gif)
 
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it is ofcourse better to get the OC version, but they ran out of stock on those.
i just grabbed the stock clocks version because I know i can overclock it myself. i am pretty sure you can do the same smile.gif
post #4 of 14
go with the SC version..what's $10 anyways..if your willing to spend $650 on the card..lewl..also SC version is like a stock titan lewl..
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Ok, so i don't have more chances to reach a higher OC with a SC than with a vanilla ? Both version have the same potential of reaching an equal core clock of 1050 or 1100 mhz ?
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No, there is no real overclocking advantage to getting a SC card.  Something like a Lightning or Classified, yes, but a card with minimal overclocks and a reference PCB/cooler like the SC cards don't show any consistent benefit. 

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Alright, thx. Ordered 2 evga gtx 780 vanilla.
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also SC version is like a stock titan lewl..
Except not at all.
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Dude all you gotta do is get the stock card, open up a FREE PROGRAM and type "40" in GPU clock offset and you got yourself an SC card.
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