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That's the one I had my eye on. Anyone else?
 
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i say you start folding, and keep it as physx card help OCN out
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Just wondering do you really have 32bir Windows installed?
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Just wondering do you really have 32bir Windows installed?
Yeah, it's a long story. I'm just to busy with 2 kids to upgrade to W7 atm. But! It's on my to do list.
Would I be ok buying an OEM disk from NewEgg? I have always wondered what the difference is. All I know is that an OEM disk is cheaper.
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Since your looking at 570s now I would definitely go with the Asus 570 over the twin frozr, if you can afford to give up the 3 slots required by it. The Asus cooler looks like such a monster, it really is the full fat version of the DirectCU you were looking at on the 560 whereas the difference in the twin frozr from the 560 to the 570 seems to be just an additional heatpipe from 4 to 5.The Asus is also a little cheaper than the MSI to boot. I will try to find a review for you to substantiate my claims of how good the triple slot cooler is.

EDIT: Here is TPU's review of it. In my opinion it really is the only 570 to consider hands down.

Just look at this cooler, not to mention it has VRM heatsinks which I believe the MSI is lacking as well.

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Since your looking at 570s now I would definitely go with the Asus 570 over the twin frozr, if you can afford to give up the 3 slots required by it. The Asus cooler looks like such a monster, it really is the full fat version of the DirectCU you were looking at on the 560 whereas the difference in the twin frozr from the 560 to the 570 seems to be just an additional heatpipe from 4 to 5.The Asus is also a little cheaper than the MSI to boot. I will try to find a review for you to substantiate my claims of how good the triple slot cooler is.

EDIT: Here is TPU's review of it. In my opinion it really is the only 570 to consider hands down.

Just look at this cooler, not to mention it has VRM heatsinks which I believe the MSI is lacking as well.

MSI has a large metal plate the contacts all ram modules and vrm's and everything and cools it down.
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MSI has a large metal plate the contacts all ram modules and vrm's and everything and cools it down.
That's good to know, thanks for the info. I looked for a review where they took the cooler off and couldn't find one and I looked at the VRM area in detail in the pictures with the cooler on that I could find and I couldn't see anything.
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That's good to know, thanks for the info. I looked for a review where they took the cooler off and couldn't find one and I looked at the VRM area in detail in the pictures with the cooler on that I could find and I couldn't see anything.
I see. I took the cooler off of my card.

Mine is all copper though because it is the golden edition.

but I have seen the others with it off. There is a very large metal peice (all one peice) that stretches around everything and contacts all necessary parts.
It has no fins on it, however the air moving over it must do a good enough job of cooling it.
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I see. I took the cooler off of my card.

Mine is all copper though because it is the golden edition.

but I have seen the others with it off. There is a very large metal peice (all one peice) that stretches around everything and contacts all necessary parts.
It has no fins on it, however the air moving over it must do a good enough job of cooling it.
I can see what you are referring to now when you look at the rotatable picture on it's newegg product page you can barely make it out at the bottom of the card. Also regarding me saying the Asus was slightly cheaper I was looking at different newegg pages, us and ca so the prices are very close except the MSi comes with just cause 2 and mafia 2 whereas the Asus does not. So now knowing they both have more than adequate cooling including VRM cooling you probably can't go wrong with either but I would still personally go with the Asus if you can accommodate its triple slot cooler, just because the fact it fits in 2 slots of aluminum has to pay off either in temperature or acoustics.

FYI: it looks like the MSI may be due for an update soon bringing new better fans that loook really nice to me.
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Thanks fellas. +Rep
I think the MSI card will do the trick.
 
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