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Looking to get my hands on a 780ti within the month, which would YOU recommend?

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I was looking at the MSI Twin Frozr, because i liked my MSI gtx680 Twin Frozr lots, and because it is black and red, OC'd and it would match my ASUS ROG Maximus V Gene veeerry nicely. wink.gif But i was wondering what card all of you guys would recommend? I do not want to spend over $1000, i would be looking for best performace and cooling over all.

MY SPECS:

i3770k at 3.5 Ghz
8 gigs RAM (looking to get 8 more at time of card purchase)
MSI Twin Frozr III gtx680
PSU: Corsair AX 750.

Other question, will my PSU be able to handle a 780ti?


Wow, you guys have been great, i didn't expect this many responses to be honest! I am pretty sure i might get the Classified, on recommendations from you guys, and my PC guru big brother. Also EVGA's presentation on their website caught my attention, clean and to the point. Unlike MSI's where it seemed to be all "LOOK AT ALL THE EXTREME STUFF."

I'm going to go do some more research, but thanks for the help guys.
Edited by BannanaW4nks - 4/7/14 at 6:57pm
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EVGA 780TI Classified
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If you don't want to spend over $1K, then look at either the 780Ti Classified, or in my opinion, look at getting two GTX 780s instead. Your PSU would easily be able to handle either card/cards.

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You're PSU will be fine. You could run two of them as long as everything is stock. I recommend MSI. I'm not a fan of EVGA. I haven't had a card of theirs that didn't have coil wine. My last one was a GTX 760 2gb dual fan gpu.

What about the Asus model? That'll go perfectly with your motherboard.
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You could push two 780 Tis on your PSU. the MSI gaming models aren't bad, but many people prefer an EVGA model, particularly the classified.
But if you're not doing a ton of overclocking there isn't really a reason to buy a MSI lightning, Asus Matrix or EVGA classified; the only benefit for a gamer would be the factory overclock, but it's not worth the premium price for people who aren't overclocking.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by King PWNinater View Post

EVGA 780TI Classified

this. unless you plan on going ln2, the kingpin isnt worth it.

with 750w, 1 card is no problem, but 2x 780s is cutting it close once you start overclocking/overvolting.
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galaxy 780ti HOF
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Your PSU can definitely handle a 780Ti and I would recommend the EVGA Classified version as well since it has amazing OC potential and great reliability.
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Classified FTW

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I don't always buy Nvidia, but when I do, I prefer eVGA.
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