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It's off

if it is one of the startup programs . . . you can disable it in msconfig. type msconfig in search bar and go under Startup and uncheck Catalyst.
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Reasons to purchase the MSI R9 280x Gaming over the ASUS R9 280x DirectCUII TOP, and vice versa.

I can afford both, i dont want any other cards, for example, i dont like anything from Sapphire given their benefits, so please just stick to the two above.

Also, one of the reasons for considering the MSI card is that it will match my MSI GD65 Z77 motherboard, but i need more reasons to get it over the ASUS card.

All help is appreciated, thanks.
    
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Asus hands down and this coming from one who has owned the last two gen. Lightning cards.
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Asus hands down and this coming from one who has owned the last two gen. Lightning cards.

What makes the ASUS card better than the MSI cards?
    
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What makes the ASUS card better than the MSI cards?

I wouldn't choose the Asus, you will be tied to the horrible gpu tweak program.

Also voltage is locked unless you flash bios.

With MSi everything is available in Afterburner.
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I wouldn't choose the Asus, you will be tied to the horrible gpu tweak program.

Also voltage is locked unless you flash bios.

With MSi everything is available in Afterburner.

So i wouldn't be able to use Afterburner at all with the ASUS card? What is the noise levels of the cards like, which one is quieter?
    
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if it is one of the startup programs . . . you can disable it in msconfig. type msconfig in search bar and go under Startup and uncheck Catalyst.

Thanks

******* OCC was not letting me OC anything.
I have over drive off and everything but whenever I activate OCC it resets my clocks to stock....
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What makes the ASUS card better than the MSI cards?
Well for the cards in question the Asus is super quiet and even in crossfire it tops out at 60c. The Msi tend to run louder and hotter. Don't get me wrong I love Msi cards as I said I have had a 6970 Lightning and still run my 7970 Lightning in crossfire with my Asus. I have really been thinking about getting rid of the lightning in favor of another Asus.
Guess it all comes down to personal want more than anything else
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this is weird I wasnt able to see voltage being raised using AB, but it worked in Trixx.

I have MSI card...

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