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670 EVGA FTW in SLI with windforce x3

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My windforce is currently clocked at 1260 mhz and runs cool, I have a side vent fan and the windforce blows outwards. Should I buy the FTW EVGA for $275 or another windforce for $300?
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Buy the windforce if you want to overclock. The FTW is very loud when overclocked, much louder than the windforce.

I have owned both in SLI the only reason i got the FTW was because i was going into WC.

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Depending on your case, motherboard, and future plans...

If you plan on keeping the stock coolers, have plenty of airflow, and PCIe slots that won't sandwich the cards together, go with the windforce. Otherwise grab the FTW and put the FTW above the Windforce.
 
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