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GTX 770 Lightning cooling or 7970 sapphire OC

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Hi guys,

I am about to buy one of these cards and i am doubting becouse of the temps and the noise, mainly the noise becouse my brother is Hyperacusis

My Case is a NZXT Phantom with 6 coolers low RPM (800)

Power S. Nzxt hale 750W

I7 3770K 4.8 with corsair H100. (50ºC-65ºC)


Sorry for my bad english and thanks taking the time to answer
post #2 of 9
I think it depends less on the card and more on the cooler. I think you will be fine either way as long as you don't get a reference cooler. The standard 2 fan cooler will be quieter than the reference blower fan. Are you gaming at 1080p or 1440p?
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Sapphire HD 7970 OC is selling for USD 318 ( USD 298 after mail in rebate). 9% off w/ promo code EMCXNVR54, ends 7/31 . the dual x cooler is good .

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202008

in terms of value for money the sapphire card is unbeatable.

if you want there is a MSI HD 7970 Lightning boost edition (1150 mhz) for USD 485 (465 after mail in rebate) with 4 free games

http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?name=MSI-7970LB
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1080.
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Kk. Do you think watercooling can be a solution? I mean i know i have to set up a custom build but maybe I can achieve less noise.
post #6 of 9
If you want the 770 I would go with THIS ASUS card because I know it has a really good cooler. If you want a 7970 there is THIS one for about $300 after promo code and MIR. I think the 7970 is your better bet for value, but the 770 can beat the 7970 at 1080p resolutions. IMO I dont think the 770 is worth the extra ~$100 depending on the card.
Edited by Namkab - 7/31/13 at 7:11pm
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Lightning is always a good choice.
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Please do not make multiple threads on the same topic. If you feel the thread is in the wrong forum then PM a moderator to move the thread.
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Yeah I know i tried to report the old post.
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