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Asus GTX 1080 FE Edition vs Zotac Amp! Extreme Edition

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So I got a crazy deal from a re-seller I know. Like insane impossible to miss deal.

I have the choice between a reference Asus FE or a Zotac Amp! Extreme. So far this is what I heard:

Founder's Edition Pros:
- Higher OC
- Might have higher resell value

Founder's Edition Cons:
- Louder
- Cooling solution is worse

Amp! Extreme Pros:
- Cooler
- Quieter
- OC's better than most others but not quite as well as the FE

Amp! Extreme Cons:
- Slightly lower OC
- Worse resell value(maybe)

I'm gonna be using these cards in SLI so OC potential might not be as great and temperature and noise level with surely be higher. With that said the Amp! Extreme seems to be the better choice by far.
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post #2 of 5
Do you even need to ask this?
Only reason against the Zotac is their customer service and card looks fugly.
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Do you even need to ask this?
Only reason against the Zotac is their customer service and card looks fugly.
Well I heard the FE overclocks a good bit better.
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post #4 of 5
Go with Zotac
A better chance with the silicon lottery having higher ASIC value with o/c out of the box
They have a rep here
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Go with Zotac
A better chance with the silicon lottery having higher ASIC value with o/c out of the box
They have a rep here
Alright. I wasn't sure but seems like Zotac is the way to go!
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