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post #21 of 30
Yeah, there aren't that many reference 560s, most manufacturers have modified the PCBs.
post #22 of 30
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The thing is that this card is AWESOME at overclocking, and the reason I want to watercool it is because of the sound the coolers produce... And I can afford it...
I see!
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post #23 of 30
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The gigabyte one is 900MHZ.
Not the one we're talking about.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-362-_-Product
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Yeah I know, but this one doesn't have the reference PCB...
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I'm after the Gigabyte myself. Not paying for the eVGA warranty because they quibble over providing it.

Once had to fight with them over a warranty claim. The card I had was bought in the US and brought back here to the UK. It failed and eVGA tried to say the warranty was void. Luckily for me someone there understood that a failing card was a failing card regardless of region.
    
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EVGA FTW! but the MSI card has some good cooling ... have you also considered the ASUS 560 Ti?
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I'll be going with the EVGA GTX 850MHZ since the Gigabyte one isn't a reference PCB (if it is, please tell me (it's not the SOC version)). Thanks for the help guys!
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post #28 of 30
gigabyte definitely. evga is just an overpriced oc ref card. (by like $19 use that money to get a tube of thermal fusion 400 and change that on the GPU)

EDIT: nvm you said u wanted to watercool. then get EVGA.
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post #29 of 30
I'd say the EVGA 01G-P3-1561-AR GeForce GTX 560 Ti FPB SC, usually super clocked cards have better binned vram and better for over clocking even further especially water cooled. Again, I'm partial to EVGA myself and not for the warranty either, which isn't a hassle btw.

If I had to pick a second card it's one you didn't choose on the list therefor I wouldn't be answering your true post question but it would be the MSI Twin Frozr II card. The reason I'd be picking it would be due to better air cooling which is moot in your case.

As for the warranty it doesn't matter squat on cards that are less than $300 because they are easily replaceable and you probably will upgrade in two to three years anyway.

Let us know what you decide, naturally I'm just curious. The GTX 560 is a great card in my own opinion which will vary from person to person.
     
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I'd say the EVGA 01G-P3-1561-AR GeForce GTX 560 Ti FPB SC, usually super clocked cards have better binned vram and better for over clocking even further especially water cooled. Again, I'm partial to EVGA myself and not for the warranty either, which isn't a hassle btw.

If I had to pick a second card it's one you didn't choose on the list therefor I wouldn't be answering your true post question but it would be the MSI Twin Frozr II card. The reason I'd be picking it would be due to better air cooling which is moot in your case.

As for the warranty it doesn't matter squat on cards that are less than $300 because they are easily replaceable and you probably will upgrade in two to three years anyway.

Let us know what you decide, naturally I'm just curious. The GTX 560 is a great card in my own opinion which will vary from person to person.
At first, I wanted to pick the Frozr II, but I hated the blue connectors (since it doesn't match my theme) and isn't reference (which means no watercooling).
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