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EVGA 470 GTX vs SC Edition?

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I'm looking to Tri-SLI 470's, and need to buy my third card. My two current cards are EVGA 470 GTX SC's, would buying a normal edition for 10 dollars less make any real difference if I'm just going to overclock the cards anyways? Going to waterblock it once I make sure the card works.
post #2 of 6
As long as the card will overclock to the other SC editions speeds you should be fine. SLI will run at your lowest clock speed, so if u didnt over clock the reg edition to the SC edition speeds it would run at stock speeds.
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Right, just wanted to make sure that the normal edition has the same overclocking potential as my SC's. I realize I could end up with a card that doesn't overclock well, but hypothetically if it was a good overclocker I wouldn't notice a difference between reg and sc, correct?
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nope, not if it was a good oc'er and I am pretty sure all of the normal cards can oc to the small overclock the manufacturer puts on them.
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I can get my current cards to 850mhz core stable @ 1.087 volts, that's what I'd be shooting for.
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I think you'll be just fine dude...
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