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In about 2 months I will be Water cooling everything even the gtx 470.

Should I spend ~$35 to get an MSI Twin Frozr II (open box) right now?

Or try and get a used reference card (EVGA/Asus) from here for a savings (from twin frozr) of $25-35 ?

Time is of the essence.

Both cards will be able to fit a WC block.
Edited by kennyparker1337 - 1/7/11 at 10:14pm
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$35 for the 470?? just go with a refence if its going under water anyway.
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If you're already going to watercool, then save your cash.
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Originally Posted by kremtok View Post
If you're already going to watercool, then save your cash.
This. Why waste money when you're going to replace the heatsink anyway... not to mention there is always the slight chance that the open box card is defective.
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kk thx for super fast response, i wasn't sure if MSI one would overclock better than EVGA/Asus reference.
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The EVGA would probably OC better also.
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