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Hi ..

This is a bit atypical as the card is so new ... but I'm thinking about selling it as the EVGA cooler tubes are a good bit longer and I want to reach a spot in my largish 780T case that the Seahawk X can't quite reach.

Anywho ...

I paid $810.00 just over a week ago, from Newegg (no refund option for some reason ... whaaaa?) ...

So what sort of hit do you think I could take on this sweet card? I'm certainly not going to list for exactly what I paid but also don't want to kill myself with the loss. Card is perfect, dead silent (pump) and fan is barely a whisper at max. Core temps are generally less than 50C in a 22C ambient room.

Any thoughts?

BTW:

I want to reach the front most spot on the bottom of this case, I currently can reach where you see it mounted in the below pic but want the radiator closer to the front intake fans of the 780T case; this as more explanation for why I might want to sell it and wait for the EVGA variant:

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thanks
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I think a $50 drop to $760 would be realistic. The MSI Gaming model is currently $748.99.

https://pcpartpicker.com/product/YNVBD3/msi-geforce-gtx-1080-ti-11gb-gaming-x-video-card-geforce-gtx-1080-ti-gaming-x-11g

One user could just spring for that extra $10 for a superior cooling solution from you that way.

with all this said, I'd start at something like $780 shipped and see where it leads you.

As far as total loss goes, you're the one who knows how much you can stretch the budget for a 1080Ti.
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I think a $50 drop to $760 would be realistic. The MSI Gaming model is currently $748.99.

https://pcpartpicker.com/product/YNVBD3/msi-geforce-gtx-1080-ti-11gb-gaming-x-video-card-geforce-gtx-1080-ti-gaming-x-11g

One user could just spring for that extra $10 for a superior cooling solution from you that way.

with all this said, I'd start at something like $780 shipped and see where it leads you.

As far as total loss goes, you're the one who knows how much you can stretch the budget for a 1080Ti.

Thanks mate! Sounds about right ...
    
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at 780 wouldnt someone rather get their own? thats like 3% off of paying full price. :\
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750$ (It's used after all)
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post #6 of 8
Hello all!

Any notice of coil whine is 1080/1080ti msi seahawk cards?

Thanks in advance.
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Hello all!

Any notice of coil whine is 1080/1080ti msi seahawk cards?

Thanks in advance.

Had one for a couple months and not a hint of coil whine that I can detect. Great card so far ...
    
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Originally Posted by s1rrah View Post

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Had one for a couple months and not a hint of coil whine that I can detect. Great card so far ...

Hello and thanks!

And the fan noise?

I have an Aorus 1080 Xtreme edition and I'm thinking to change for a 1080 Seahawk.

What about the power? Are the same or the Seahawk is very much limited?
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