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One month in... I love my GTX 1080. In hindsight I probably didn't need to go higher than a GTX 1070, but it feels nice knowing that for the first time ever I have something that is high-end. It is so much more quiet and powerful than I hoped for.
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One month in... I love my GTX 1080. In hindsight I probably didn't need to go higher than a GTX 1070, but it feels nice knowing that for the first time ever I have something that is high-end. It is so much more quiet and powerful than I hoped for.

Trust me. Going for lower end video cards is not the way. Always buy the fastest single card.

You'll never have thoughts of "what if" because you know you have the best.

I used to buy midrange and over clock my way into high end. They don't make GPU's that way anymore. Last GPU's you could do that with were the 6950/6970's....

I'd say you made the right choice.
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Trust me. Going for lower end video cards is not the way. Always buy the fastest single card.

You'll never have thoughts of "what if" because you know you have the best.

I used to buy midrange and over clock my way into high end. They don't make GPU's that way anymore. Last GPU's you could do that with were the 6950/6970's....

I'd say you made the right choice.

Agreed 100%. Going with the fastest single card is the most fool-proof option. To hell with dual GPU cards or buying less when you can afford more.
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Agreed 100%. Going with the fastest single card is the most fool-proof option.

But then u have to get another one because 2 of the next lower level cards are 50% faster in half of the games. At least NVIDIA saved us from from getting 3- and 4-way SLI wink.gif
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watch this shaky video of HOF 1080 SLi , does the top GPU cover 2 or 3 PCI slots ??

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTVsqscjz9s
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watch this shaky video of HOF 1080 SLi , does the top GPU cover 2 or 3 PCI slots ??

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTVsqscjz9s

3 slots, he has a fourth, free one between them
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Is there any bios editing guide? My Asus FE arrived just today and I'd like to give it some mo' juice and increase the power limit.
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hi. i have a problem with my card. i had a 1080p 60hz monitor and the core clock on idle was 200-300. but today i change my monitor to 2k 144hz and the core clock stay on 1200 MHZ and wont come down. is there any solution for this?
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hi. i have a problem with my card. i had a 1080p 60hz monitor and the core clock on idle was 200-300. but today i change my monitor to 2k 144hz and the core clock stay on 1200 MHZ and wont come down. is there any solution for this?

What's 2k? Although the problem is probably with 144 Hz. Did you try lowering refresh rate to 120 Hz just to test?
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What's 2k? Although the problem is probably with 144 Hz. Did you try lowering refresh rate to 120 Hz just to test?
benq xl2730z. yeah i tried 120hz and the core clock stayed on 230mhz.
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