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GTX 560; Asus direct CU or MSI Hawk

post #1 of 16
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Hi,
We know that gtx 560 is a great card. But there are so many different varieties of them.
I have now come down to two.
GTX 560; Asus direct CU or MSI Hawk.

I myself know twin frozr is great, but the Asus direct CU does look impressive.

Which one would you go for?

Cee
    
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post #2 of 16
Actually the current 460 is not HAWK. Though it does have 6+1 phases as the 460 hawk, but its dubbed 460 twinfrozer II oc or SOC.
I vote for msi..
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Gigabyte SOC because its binned and already running 1Ghz. With more voltage it'll probably hit 1100. Best one to get and price is great. The components used are much better than others.
    
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Msi
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Why MSI though, don't know much about them, but I know Asus is a great company.
Is msi good too? With no nonsense customer support?

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Originally Posted by cee View Post
Why MSI though, don't know much about them, but I know Asus is a great company.
Is msi good too? With no nonsense customer support?

Cee
Dude. The best 560 by far is the Gigabyte SOC. You should go for that, it doesn't cost all that much more and already comes 1Ghz which is just awesome
    
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post #7 of 16
Asus vote from me. Love the DirectCU cooler on my 460, expecting much of the same awesomeness from the 560 version. Very happy that people in HK hate Asus cards, much easier for me to pick up mine xD
post #8 of 16
go for the gigabyte gtx 560ti SOC! Fastest GTX 560 in the WORLD
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post #9 of 16
Quote:
Love the DirectCU cooler on my 460
I am very happy with mine too. But the 560 DirectCu II is different although I expect nothing less than its predecessor.
post #10 of 16
The Gigabyte 560 SOC isn't available for purchase, yet, right?
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