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post #1 of 21
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Well,

Not sure if any of you have seen my decision making thread. I've decided to get a GTX570.

Now, I can see cards for £275 and I can see them for £350, what I need to know is which card should I get.

I'll be watercooling in a few months and these will be dropped into the loop as well. I'm also planning for SLi later on.

Now, I know I don't need to get a card for £350. I was hoping around the £325 mark

There is the EVGA one or the PoV one or the gainward one. Now, EVGA have the step up program I believe. I have no idea what a "Golden Sample" is and as for the PoV one I dunno.

Which would you say?

Cheers

Comps
post #2 of 21
Personally as long as the specs are the same I would go with the cheapest. Isn't the EVGA step up program only in the US?
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I'd go with EVGA because of the warranty and my experiences in the past with them. PoV I've never heard a lot about and Gainward's "Golden Sample" is typically a board design that has been tested to reliably run at specific over-clocked speeds without voiding their warranty.
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Originally Posted by fashric View Post
Personally as long as the specs are the same I would go with the cheapest. Isn't the EVGA step up program only in the US?
They do it in Europe now too, i'd go with the EVGA, best warranty and customer service
    
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that's what I figured. I'll go with the EVGA for 325 then

Thanks
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Just get the cheapest one. I get the Inno3D one. They're a great company, it comes factory overclocked, has a mousepad and 3D Mark 11. EVGA ones which are £75 more are not worth it at all.
    
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Yep Evga is a great company have dealt with them for years,u wont be disappointed!
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post #8 of 21
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Originally Posted by Razi3l View Post
Just get the cheapest one. I get the Inno3D one. They're a great company, it comes factory overclocked, has a mousepad and 3D Mark 11. EVGA ones which are £75 more are not worth it at all.
With the exception of the step up program...
post #9 of 21
All of the 570's out at the moment are of the reference design. It does not matter which you choose. Go for the one with the better warranty choice. I went with KFA2, they offer a nice warranty whilst being relatively cheap. If I had more money, though, I would have gone with EVGA.
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post #10 of 21
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With the exception of the step up program...
If you want to step up, just buy the GTX 580 to begin with.
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