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Hello I am goong to buy a new gtx 980 and I can't decide which version to get ..ref or a custom cooling I am also going to sli them soon thx
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I'd get a reference blower cooler if you are going to SLI in the future. Much more silent IMO.
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I'd get a reference blower cooler if you are going to SLI in the future. Much more silent IMO.
how about the temps ?
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how about the temps ?

I can't give you exact numbers but I know you won't have to worry about temps. These aren't reference AMD cards cx
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I can't give you exact numbers but I know you won't have to worry about temps. These aren't reference AMD cards cx
thanks for the quick replys I have 2 versions here available one is Asus and second is msi which one do you recommend?
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I heard MSI is very quick with their RMA service if a problem ever arises. Other than that it is really just preference. I would choose MSI.
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I heard MSI is very quick with their RMA service if a problem ever arises. Other than that it is really just preference. I would choose MSI.
thanks for the reply more comments pls
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I'd get a reference blower cooler if you are going to SLI in the future. Much more silent IMO.

Ref coolers are always much noisier, and with these card's you dont have to worry with heat so much so i would get a 2 or 3 fan custom cooler like Gigabyte G1 Gaming
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Ref coolers are always much noisier, and with these card's you dont have to worry with heat so much so i would get a 2 or 3 fan custom cooler like Gigabyte G1 Gaming
well i am not going to oc my gpus...I still don't know which version to get T.T
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I need more comments pls
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