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ASUS GTX780 3GB DirectCU II OC vs EVGA GTX780 Classified?

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How is the OC potential and noise level on the Asus compared to the EVGA? Can I get it up to 1200/7000 easily on air? I'm wondering because I can get the Asus for 163$ less than the EVGA.

I even consider getting 2 for SLI.
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Both the Asus and the EVGA are good cards and the 780's in general can hit those clock speeds on air. As for your question, the $163 difference just based on performance is not worth it and i would go with the Asus. Also, for a single 1080p 120hz screen, a single 780 is aplenty with almost all of recent games.
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EVGA! Asus customer service sucks, and EVGA is such a great company. I have owned three EVGA cards, one HIS, and one Sapphire. I will always buy EVGA when I buy Nvidia cards.
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Thanks for the input.

I ended up with a single Asus GTX 780 Direct CU II for 563$. Thats damn cheap for this card in Norway. I almost pulled the trigger on 2 of these, but I'm gonna wait to see how a single card performs first. I hope it will perform better than GTX 470's in SLI.
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Their both good anyway they'll both last you for some time
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Classified. Best 780 available.
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Classified. Best 780 available.

That's biased cause you own one. smile.gif Anyway, getting a Classified without putting it under water is a waste.

I couldn't justify paying 160$ more for basicly the same card.
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