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I suppose that having never been disappointed with Gigabyte hardware, it would be unfair of me to dismiss them in this instance tongue.gif
http://amzn.com/B00GGM6RB2 does look like a very nice card and it seems to have the highest clocks out of the box, bringing it very close to a stock 780 Ti.

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Throw in another vote for the 780 Classy, I absolutely love mine and the customer support is definitely worth going EVGA for. For what it's worth even with it being reliant on luck and all that, at stock voltage (1.150v) I can get the card up to 1228/7000 gaming stable.
only if his case has side fans and great air cooling, otherwise i red nightmares about 2 big fan solutions. 3 fan solutions like wind force are ok, while oem cooler design is best naturally
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Would you care to post links to what you are referring to with the problems with 2-fan video cards? I've had Gigabyte Windforce coolers on my last two cards so certainly I'm no stranger to it, but with so many people owning and recommending MSI Twin Frozr or EVGA ACX or Asus DirectCU II cards, I can't really see a pattern of problems involving specifically 2-fan cards. I have good airflow, mind you, but nothing special. I think my 500R comes with a side fan, I'm just not sure right now if I even have that fan plugged in tongue.gif
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Nice to see i am not the only one thinking a 780 is the way to go over a 780 Ti...
I just cant justify the price of the 780ti's over the 10-15 fps increase..
I am switching from 670 sli to 780 sli next month

(A little OT: How good are the 780 Ref coolers? I really want to get some EVGA GTX 780 SC with Ref cooler - i got a Corsair Obsidian 900D with a huge window so i think it would look great. - and yes i want to watercool them at some point, but i am studying so i am a little limited on money smile.gif )
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Would you care to post links to what you are referring to with the problems with 2-fan video cards? I've had Gigabyte Windforce coolers on my last two cards so certainly I'm no stranger to it, but with so many people owning and recommending MSI Twin Frozr or EVGA ACX or Asus DirectCU II cards, I can't really see a pattern of problems involving specifically 2-fan cards. I have good airflow, mind you, but nothing special. I think my 500R comes with a side fan, I'm just not sure right now if I even have that fan plugged in tongue.gif
here is a guy being upset over ACX hitting 90+C in sli with an windforce, no matter what position, windforce is ok, but ACX is getting killed
http://forums.evga.com/tm.aspx?m=2118597

he also has good intakes and outtake fans, but no sidefans
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I have front 140mm (x2) intakes and top H100i in push-pull as exhaust and back Cougar 140mm fans as exhaust. I don't have a side panel fan, so no more fans.

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here is a guy being upset over ACX hitting 90+C in sli with an windforce, no matter what position, windforce is ok, but ACX is getting killed
http://forums.evga.com/tm.aspx?m=2118597

he also has good intakes and outtake fans, but no sidefans
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Ah... but that's an SLI configuration. I have no personal experience with SLI but based on my research, I can understand his issues. I'm fairly certain I will never use more than one card, so that's probably a non-issue for me, but if I were to consider a dual card setup, I'd probably look for reference coolers
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Ah... but that's an SLI configuration. I have no personal experience with SLI but based on my research, I can understand his issues. I'm fairly certain I will never use more than one card, so that's probably a non-issue for me, but if I were to consider a dual card setup, I'd probably look for reference coolers

In sli it would be best to get those reference blowers. But in single card, the acx is a beast.
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On topic... The 780 will do you well and is way better for the price. 780 is an absolute beast that will last you awhile for 1080p @ 60 hz.
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Can I ask why nvidia over amd?

Ewwww... Duh it's AMD lachen.gif Jk... tongue.gif
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Another +1 for the 780. Managed to get mine for $600nzd whereas the step up to the 780ti would have cost me an extra $200, 33% price increase for 10-20% performance.

I have to (possible bias biggrin.gif ) fully recommend the MSI Twin Frozr series cards. First had GTX 460 Hawks in SLI and now the 780 Gaming both running Twin Frozrs sub 30C idle and 60C on load and still able to remain quiet. They are also great clockers being able to usually get +200 over stock reference clocks with only a 10C temp difference.
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Thread cleaned. Please stay on the topic that the OP is asking for.
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