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Read the owners post carefully,he asked about reference cards,
btw,
as far as I know eVGA makes some non reference model like Hydro Copper edition(gtx590,580,480)
correct me if I'm wrong,
Thats just a reference card with a waterblock on it...
    
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Thats just a reference card with a waterblock on it...
Thanks for the information,okey,but eVGA has some non reference model like gtx460 2win & hd gtx570(I came to know this from someones post who own a hd gtx570)
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All reference cards are the same, because they are all actully made by NVIDIA. The only difference between brands is the sticker and warranty policy. I would personally get the non-reference GTX 570 from MSI, ASUS (best) or Gigabyte but it depends on what sort of "deal" you're getting. If its like a lot cheaper than these non-ref cards I mentioned then go for it.
Okay...well I'll ask this question. What would you recommend between the following...

MSI GTX 570 OC (reference card) for $299 (free shipping)

OR

MSI GTX 570 Twin Frozr II for $359.99 (free shipping)
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Okay...well I'll ask this question. What would you recommend between the following...

MSI GTX 570 OC (reference card) for $299 (free shipping)

OR

MSI GTX 570 Twin Frozr II for $359.99 (free shipping)
If u can afford the Twin FrozrII model then get that for sure,its a great card
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Okay...well I'll ask this question. What would you recommend between the following...

MSI GTX 570 OC (reference card) for $299 (free shipping)

OR

MSI GTX 570 Twin Frozr II for $359.99 (free shipping)
I'm partial to reference cards due to the heat being vented (for the most part) directly out of the case. The stock vapor chamber cooler does a very good job of keeping the heat and noise at bay. In your situation, you'd also save $60, which you can put towards a second card later on if need be.
     
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In your situation, you'd also save $60, which you can put towards a second card later on if need be.
Or something else That's exactly what I'm
post #17 of 18
Reference cards have similar quality across the board.

Even if it were to be a non-reference unit, MSi's GPU quality is generally good.
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If you can afford the Direct CU II from ASUS, get that. Otherwise just get that reference MSI card.
    
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