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MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X vs Asus GTX 1070 Strix OC

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hello guys, as title says i m stuck between these 2 cards.

Strix Gaming OC.........1632/1835 & 1657/1860 clock speeds.....8-pin power...............6+1 phases.....3 fans

Gaming X.....................1582/1771 & 1607/1797 clock speeds.....6-pin/8-pin power.....10 phases.......2 fans

In where i live MSI Gaming one is around 30 dollars cheaper than Strix one also. Asus boost clocks are better but Msi uses 6 + 8 pin connector eventho it has 2 fans, that means MSI has more powerfull or more overclockable? Any of you had any coil whine issues on one of these cards? And also i wanna know if my i5 4690 cpu is enough for that GPU? If u help me decide on these 2 cards plz, i be happy. Thanks.
Edited by dassan - 7/6/16 at 4:45am
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I'd go for the gaming x, that strix cooler has a bit flaw design in prev gen cards.

As for boost, those pascal cards seems to max around the same clock after oc and your 4690 has plenty of power though bit curious why didn't you buy the K one ?
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Gaming X has superior cooler, it has gotten a lot of praise for being cool and quiet. Strix isn't awful but it's noticeably louder. Both of them will boost to over 1900MHz at stock. Take the MSI.
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I'd go for the gaming x, that strix cooler has a bit flaw design in prev gen cards.

As for boost, those pascal cards seems to max around the same clock after oc and your 4690 has plenty of power though bit curious why didn't you buy the K one ?

Market didnt have the K one at that moment, but without overclock 4690 and 4690k is exactly the same right?
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Market didnt have the K one at that moment, but without overclock 4690 and 4690k is exactly the same right?

Other than slight differences of instructions, it's exactly the same. You might be slightly limited in benchmarks though but it'll play games just fine.
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