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MSI Hawk vs MSI Gaming Edition vs EVGA ACX Coolers

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Title pretty much explains it all, im just wondering which is the better in terms of overclockability and cooling performance, between the Twin Frozr coolers, (and MSI Gaming editions) or the EVGA ACX cooler. I would be planning to run this on either a GTX 760, or a 770.

 

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Although I prefer the look of the ACX coolers, most benchmarks show the Twin Frozers cooling better and also a lot quieter.
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ACX seems to be the stronger cooler, but that's anecdotal based on what I've read between them.
Don't have any data to back that up atm.
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You want it in black and black, black and gray, black and yellow, or black and red?

I'm an MSI fan but thats cause they've always worked for me. This Gen of Nvidia GPUs are good at keeping themselves pretty cool. Not to mention its a big lottery, every GPU is not the same, they will heat quicker or slower doesn't matter the brand. I mean seriously, a guy in another thread here got a Titan GPU on a 780 by pure chance. GJ Nvidia. If it is not a custom PCB you only need to choose which one looks best in your case.

HAWK However is somewhat custom but it is negated by the fact that it is a 760, gross. But for real, the HAWK is a custom PCB and is better than every other 760 out there. But if you get a standard 770 there goes its lead. HAWK is a budget custom card. An overclocker's budget card. When they can't get a 770 Lightning or a 780 Lightning. AND BTW its not even in stock anywhere for now so negated again.

So, you want it in black and black, black and gray, black and yellow, or black and red?
Edited by EchoTwoZero - 9/4/13 at 9:55am
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I didn't see you saying you were going to go with either a 760 or 770. Unless you upgrade like mad all the time, PLEASE do yourself a favor and get the 770. My best friend almost made the same mistake as you and I talked him out of it. Now, he wont shut up about how awesome his $379.99 MSI GTX 770 M Power is. Not as good as my 780, but only 2/3.5 the price. Can't argue with it.
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