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Hi all, just a quick question, i am going to be throwing in a single 780 into my other PC which has a 2500k.

I am just wondering if i should go for the classy or the normal ACX version?

I do OC, although i have not yet touched the 780's, any feedback is great guys smile.gif
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Well I just had 2 gtx 780 acx in sli....Highest overclock I got was 1250mhz on air...I returned the cards to bestbuy and waiting on my classys...Im not out any funds due to the tax at bb and evga no tax and cheap to ship....anyway I think the classy will give a little bit better oc and resell value will be higher down the rode....I mean it has a bigger pcb and fans are bigger so overall classy will outperform acx....I did have some cherry picked acx but with classy you will get cherry pick:)
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sorry late typo road not rode haha
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Originally Posted by dawn1980 View Post

Well I just had 2 gtx 780 acx in sli....Highest overclock I got was 1250mhz on air...I returned the cards to bestbuy and waiting on my classys...Im not out any funds due to the tax at bb and evga no tax and cheap to ship....anyway I think the classy will give a little bit better oc and resell value will be higher down the rode....I mean it has a bigger pcb and fans are bigger so overall classy will outperform acx....I did have some cherry picked acx but with classy you will get cherry pick:)

Yeah, i understand the binning process, just wondering if it was worth it, as both cards are priced teh same.

Here is pricing for me anyway:

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/3gb-evga-gtx-780-superclocked-acx-28nm-pcie-30-6008mhz-gddr5-gpu-967mhz-boost-1020mhz-cores-2304-dp-


Classy version:
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/3gb-evga-gtx-780-classified-acx-28nm-pcie-30-6008mhz-gddr5-gpu-993mhz-boost-1046mhz-cores-2304-dport

From memory of GTX 400 and 500 series binned EVGA chips, they cost a significant amount more over the tier under it, but this costs exactly the same..
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post #5 of 22
Definitely get the Classy then.
post #6 of 22
Yes get the classy like I did!!! I will have mine tomorrow and report back my overclocks.
post #7 of 22
Get the Classy, or wait a little bit longer and see what Lightning has to offer. I wouldn't get the normal SC ACX with these two options on the table.

Personally I went for the Classy. smile.gif
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Alright guys, i will wait for stock, and judging by USA the egg prices... it is only a small increment in cost for you guys, so i guess this pricing is not exactly too surprising.
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I went with the classified and I'm real happy, so far I can do 1306mhz at stock volts and 1411mhz at 1.35v not fully stable cause of temps, they need to release the waterblock soon :-)

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Alright guys, i will wait for stock, and judging by USA the egg prices... it is only a small increment in cost for you guys, so i guess this pricing is not exactly too surprising.
Hi there AMD, I'm also from the UK, and on Scan.co.uk, the Classified is currently the same price as the SC ACX version. Not sure what that's all about.

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