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[Solved] Questions about difference between EVGA GTX 980s

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Ok so I have nailed it down to getting one of these three

Link to newegg compare

But I am not sure which one...

Are the higher clock cards physically any better than the lower clock ones? Or are they all the exact same thing but out of the factory they bump the clocks?

Also, are the next cards that nvidia comes out with a die shrink or new stuff? Ive been out of the loop for a while.
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Ok quickly looking at the cards, from left to right.

The first two are the same cards(same reference pcb), one in the middle has higher factory clocks. You could overclock to those clocks yourself with the lower clocked card.

Also, the first two cards have three native display ports. Could be helpful to run three monitors off of one card. Could with the last card too, but with different connections since it has only one display port. Also the last card seems to be a redesigned pcb by EVGA which could or could not help overclocks(probably not)


I'd pick the first card(far left) if it was me. Even easier to get a full cover water block for it later if you wish to do so.


 
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Thank you! I wIll mark this as solved.
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