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Was wondering if I bought a GTX 780 reference card and waterblock and planned to maximize GPU Boost 2.0 would that beat the EVGA and Gigabyte OC/SC cards?

Or is it more of an advantage to buy the factory OC cards and then waterblock it and max GPU boost? Or could I achieve the same results myself

I plan on using 1440p and hack the refresh rate on the LG 27EA83 monitor.
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Yes anyone can overclock past the factory OC cards. It's very easy.

(says the guy who bought a superclocked only because it was in stock)

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Great! Heard it can even be done to beat the Titans Stock cards.
Any real difference in brands, here in Aus it is basically ~$100 more for an Asus or GB compared to an EVGA / Gainwood card...
I thought its all the same in the specs
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Great! Heard it can even be done to beat the Titans Stock cards.
Any real difference in brands, here in Aus it is basically ~$100 more for an Asus or GB compared to an EVGA / Gainwood card...
I thought its all the same in the specs

If you are getting wc just get the cheapest one.

A 780 beating a titan? PSHHHHHH...... good luck.

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