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Hey guys,
I am wondering which one I should buy, I noticed the specification differences, but is there really a big difference performance wise between these cards?
They are 100$ different in price, and I am curious why this is so.
Thanks for reading!
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Hey guys,
I am wondering which one I should buy, I noticed the specification differences, but is there really a big difference performance wise between these cards?
They are 100$ different in price, and I am curious why this is so.
Thanks for reading!

The Top version is a OC that has been cherry picked and overclocked higher then the OC

So its the same card and if you are lucky you can overclock a OC to the same speed as the Top

I had a triple slot OC card myself but sold it and bought two dual slot 4 GB Asus CU II cards
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The DC2T is a 3-slot wide model with higher default clocks than the 2-slot wide DC2O.

It's really not worth the extra money for the DC2T since you can OC the DC2O anyways, and it would be quite unwieldy in any SLI configuration.
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The DC2T is a 3-slot wide model with higher default clocks than the 2-slot wide DC2O. It's really not worth the extra money for the DC2T since you can OC the DC2O anyways, and it would be quite unwieldy in any SLI configuration.

There are 3 Asus GTX 680 CU II cards the two triple slot cards and the dual slot card

Which one are we talking about am a bit confused now
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There are 3 Asus GTX 680 CU II cards the two triple slot cards and the dual slot card

Which one are we talking about am a bit confused now

I'm not so sure anymore either. There's a GTX680-DC2T-2GD5 and a GTX680-DC2O-2GD5.
Edited by svenge - 5/28/13 at 5:42pm
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I've been operating under the presumption that we're comparing the GTX680-DC2T-2GD5 and the GTX680-DC2O-2GD5.

Alright we are on the same page then
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Upon double-checking, it looks like both models in question are 3-slot models. In that case, it all comes down to clock speeds which are probably due to the TOP's custom PCB.

This is why I hate non-reference cards, they're so many variants to remember. Ugh.
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Upon double-checking, it looks like both models in question are 3-slot models. In that case, it all comes down to clock speeds which are probably due to the TOP's custom PCB.

This is why I hate non-reference cards, they're so many variants to remember. Ugh.

Asus has 3 non-reference cards the OC the TOP and whatever they call the dual slot 4 GB card that i have
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Thanks for the responses thumb.gif
I am really learning alot from this site and I am grateful, I think I am going to go with the cheaper edition since I can overclock, may as well save 100$ right?
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Thanks for the responses thumb.gif
I am really learning alot from this site and I am grateful, I think I am going to go with the cheaper edition since I can overclock, may as well save 100$ right?

I had my OC card stable at 1200/6800 MHz so around that is what you sould be able to do
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