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What 1070 gtx is the best for overclockability?

post #1 of 11
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Not talking about hardcore overclocking by modding it just regular oc for 24/7 usage

If I understand it correctly I should go with a 1070 gtx that has the best cooler (because of gpu boost) and a high power limit (unless power limit can be changed by flashing bios)

Any recommendations?
post #2 of 11
I would tend to lean towards the MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X. I believe it is one of the fastest models out.
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I would go for the EVGA SC GTX 1070 it has vary good cooling and support.
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I would tend to lean towards the MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X. I believe it is one of the fastest models out.

Not anymore, MSI DISHES OUT ITS THIRD FAMILY OF GRAPHICS CARDS BASED ON GTX 10 SERIES OF GPUS
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I bought the 1070 gaming (non x) and was able to get +200 mhz easily, I've seen nothing but good chips coming from MSI lately.
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post #6 of 11
Nvidia makes the GPU chip for MSI, it is just the luck of the draw for overclocking.
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Nvidia makes the GPU chip for MSI, it is just the luck of the draw for overclocking.

Some cards may come with locked voltage like the 970 Strix was.

Just find a card with unlocked voltage. The 970 G1 (gigabyte) was king followed by MSI TF5.
post #8 of 11
Based on +-60 cards I've tested, Founders Edition.
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Based on +-60 cards I've tested, Founders Edition.

In your sig rig, it says X5960, it's actually X5690 right? wink.gif
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In your sig rig, it says X5960, it's actually X5690 right? wink.gif

Yip, I've tried correcting it before and just tried again now but my changes don't stick. Oh well.
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