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post #21 of 33
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If I get the GTX 470 would you get the one from Galaxy or the one from EVGA?
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post #22 of 33
EVGA, recently bought one myself. Make sure you get one with lifetime warranty.
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post #23 of 33
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How well does the cooler on this one cool http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-550-_-Product?
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post #24 of 33
That EVGA has reference design so it should cool just the same as other reference design from other brands.

This Asus also has reference design and cheaper.

Otherwise, you can try Galaxy with a custom design. I've had this card once, it ran a bit cooler than the reference design but only as half as loud.
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post #25 of 33
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What are the temps for a reference cooler?
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post #26 of 33
Usually 92C load on auto fan.
It should drop at 80s if you can manage a custom fan profile.
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post #27 of 33
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What is the top safe temps for a GTX 470. Also, how much could I OC the EVGA with the stock cooler?
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post #28 of 33
Could I suggest a 6950? Those unlock to 6970s now and also give you great value.
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post #29 of 33
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Drumheros View Post
Could I suggest a 6950? Those unlock to 6970s now and also give you great value.
They look interesting, but they are too rich for my blood.
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post #30 of 33
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I am going to go with a GTX 470. My last question is the EVGA worth the money over the Galaxy?
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