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post #1 of 22
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Is the Superclocked model of the GTX 570 worth $30 more?

Am I able to buy a reference model and "superclock" it myself? Or is that not guaranteed to work?

Between the Superclocked model and the models with extra fans/better cooling, which should I choose?
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post #2 of 22
No, flash a new BIOS on it, or OC is with Afterburner.

They just want your money
post #3 of 22
It is worth it just like pre OC'd processors are worth it.


No..
post #4 of 22
I flashed my Vanilla 570 to Superclocked clocks.

Saved myself the extra money..
post #5 of 22
i paid the extra $20 lol, but no, there's not much evidence that shows a 5xx SC to OC better than a "normal" 5xx
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i paid the extra $20 lol, but no, there's not much evidence that shows a 5xx SC to OC better than a "normal" 5xx
Because there isn't any evidence.

The GPU's are not some golden chips, it's just a BIOS flash and a sticker
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I see. Thanks.

Do you guys know which model of the GTX 570 has the best cooling system?
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post #8 of 22
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I see. Thanks.

Do you guys know which model of the GTX 570 has the best cooling system?
Dont they all use the reference cooler?
    
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I see. Thanks.

Do you guys know which model of the GTX 570 has the best cooling system?
Gainward phantom looks beast.
    
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Yeah I would get a Phantom if I didn't live in North America. But the reference coolers are really good anyways. Mine is 36c idle and 68c load pretty good for an overclocked card with a reference cooler.
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