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Hey guys just bought a all new zotac reference gtx780 for a really low price 535usd and i want to know how many percent faster on gaming if u get a evga gtx 780 classifield or any other non reference gtx 780 with a higher clockspeed, is it worth to sell my one and get a non reference one? Cooling or noise wont be a problem for me. Also if i use that for a month how much could i sell that and any news on next gen amd card? Want to sell the 780 b4 amd new card release.
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Your GTX 780 for $535, it's not worth the change. You got a fantastic deal and you'd be paying about $200 more for 150Mhz or so. Not really much difference to be honest.
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So there wont be much different on gaming?
Anyone have news on next gen AMD CARD?
     
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Please help guys
     
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MrTOOSHORT answered your question completely and honestly. What more are you looking for?

Factory OC GTX 780 might be 3-5% faster FPS than your standard clocked reference GTX 780. Not enough of a boost to warrant selling what you have and getting something different, unless you really have your heart set on a non-reference design cooler.

You CAN overclock your reference cooler card to levels that are similar to factory OC non-reference designs.

No word on AMD next generation cards, you won't hear anything solid about them until the market breaks the information.

Greg
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