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Hello all, My in progress computer build has been hugely based off aesthetics. I am looking for a cheap (not high end) GPU.
I would love it if it has that cool casing.




This casing.

What is the lowest end GPU that has this casing?
post #2 of 8
You could look for a used GTX 660, but I'd shoot for a reference 970 tbh.
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For a GPU using that style cooler you would be looking at a reference design GTX 770, GTX 780 or GTX 970 for the "cheap-end".

The reference design GTX 770 would be the cheapest GPU you can get with that style cooler.
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post #4 of 8
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Originally Posted by p4inkill3r View Post

You could look for a used GTX 660, but I'd shoot for a reference 970 tbh.

I would but I plan on using a Pentium g3258, which I'm pretty sure would bottle neck hard.
post #5 of 8
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Originally Posted by iinversion View Post

For a GPU using that style cooler you would be looking at a reference design GTX 770, GTX 780 or GTX 970 for the "cheap-end".

The reference design GTX 770 would be the cheapest GPU you can get with that style cooler.

Is it possible to buy that cool and install on a Cheaper GPU?
post #6 of 8
Dont even bother. Considering you are going for G3258 you should not even look at that cooler.
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post #7 of 8
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Originally Posted by Nnokalad1 View Post

Is it possible to buy that cool and install on a Cheaper GPU?

Nope. Maybe on certain GPU's if you did some modding to it, but most likely not. The copper plate might not even match up to the GPU let alone the VRM stuff and screws
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post #8 of 8
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Don't worry the GTX 660 looks pretty good and the logo lights up!
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