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Seem i have no other option than a 1070. So msi Gaming x or Sea Hawk?

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Well im really i need of a gpu and the rx 480 release is kinda boring.


My 7950 is struggling at 5760x1080 and at 4k. Well in crossfire it work well. But in single........ And since the other 7950 is in the other pc.. I cant use crossfire anyways now.


So i was wondering if anyone as knowledge with those aio cooled gpu?.


I want at least 5 years out of that gpu. Will run folding@home all days and gaming.



So aio vs Ball bearing fan it is. headscratch.gif


I know the seahawk is gonna overclock better. So more ppd. I just dont want a pump failure in 4 years just after the warantly...


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AMD is better for folding.
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AMD is better for folding.

That a myth... a 970-980 do the samething as a fury x of what i know.


I want the most performing gaming card that can fold too smile.gif

That why the watercooled one seem better. The vrm run cool enough to be better than the 10 phase gaming x.

But the lifespan is my issue
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That a myth... a 970-980 do the samething as a fury x of what i know.


I want the most performing gaming card that can fold too smile.gif

That why the watercooled one seem better. The vrm run cool enough to be better than the 10 phase gaming x.

But the lifespan is my issue

You're right, I was looking at something else before. Still, the 480 is actually pretty good for the money. http://lanoc.org/images/reviews/2016/amd_rx480_8gb/graph20.png

It matches the 980, but not the 1070 or 1080.

I have a 290x that I used to fold on. I installed a Corsair HG-10 bracket and H-90 AIO cooler on it. Even with an increase in voltage, fah doesn't actually stress the card enough for it to hit really high VRM temps, and the MSI card should cool the VRMs more efficiently than my bracket does by the looks of it. I could fold near-silently with my setup even though my card was putting out over 300W of heat when overvolted.

For gaming id probably pick a card with a good air cooler because they don't have a pump and can become silent when idle. However, for 24/7 operation, an AIO is going to be much quieter.
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Im not sure yet. I may just wait for top of the line gpu and or price drop.


So many option...
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