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post #11 of 22

FOUND IT.

Here. twin frozr II OUT PERFORMS the DirectCU cooler.

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post #12 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by rook4eva View Post
Hi
I got a choice between these 2 cards, which one is better?

MSI 1536MB GeForce GTX 580 Twin Frozr II £395

Asus 1536MB GeForce GTX 580 DirectCU II £431
Either sounds good, just throw a water block on it.

I got one right here
http://www.overclock.net/cooling-pro...l#post12644354
    
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post #13 of 22
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Originally Posted by Crucial09 View Post
twin frozr II cooler out performs the directcu II

its on a linus tech tips youtube video but i can't find it right now
True but the comparison was between 2 gtx 560s NOT gtx 580.
Ill say the temp difference doesnt warrant the triple slot cooler. But in graphics card i say msi = asus (abit leaning for msi though .
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post #14 of 22
The ASUS is the better card. 1.125v and close to 1Ghz. The memory OC is also awesome.



It is also quieter and cooler. And does not have the stupid power limiter.
    
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post #15 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by Crucial09 View Post
FOUND IT.

Here. twin frozr II OUT PERFORMS the DirectCU cooler.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qt7_m...el_video_title
now lets find a comparison between a triple slot Direct CU II and the Twin Forzer design...

for the GTX 560... definately the Twin F performs better.
    
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post #16 of 22
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Originally Posted by Sohryu76 View Post
now lets find a comparison between a triple slot Direct CU II and the Twin Forzer design...

for the GTX 560... definately the Twin F performs better.
OH that is the dual slot directcu II cooler in the youtube video?

Wasn't aware of that lol
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post #17 of 22
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Thanks for the replys guys, can't seem to find a Asus 2 on youtube. Does anyone have a Asus 2 if so can you tell me how they perform, at the moment it looks like im getting the Asus 2.
post #18 of 22
I have the Twin Frozr II GTX580, and trust me, I looked into both cards (Even bought the Asus card to test it) and the Twin Frozr seemed to be a little bit better, doesn't OC as well as the Asus did, but seemed to have run cooler, and much quieter then the Asus card.

Just my honest opinion, thats all.
     
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post #19 of 22
The Asus also has more connection options (displayport) which would push it over for me (as I would like to be able to use the displayport on my 30" dell, not that it matters really but yeah-personal preference).

I also know that Asus has awesome RMA support, at least in my experience. Last year I had a bad GTX 480 that was acting up in my machine, but not in the testing machine at the shop I bought it from, so the shop wouldn't do a return. I contacted Asus directly, they sent me an RMA number, I sent it out to them, they found a fault in the card and replaced it. Got it back to me in less than a week.
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post #20 of 22
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Originally Posted by Crucial09 View Post
twin frozr II cooler out performs the directcu II

its on a linus tech tips youtube video but i can't find it right now
Linus lies!
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