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Poll Results: Which way to go?

 
  • 0% (0)
    Dual GTX 275s ($250)
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    Single 6970 ($375)
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post #11 of 23
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Originally Posted by Spykerv;13247088 
Or how about skip XFX and pick up a 570 Direct CUII from ASUS? the one with 6+2 vrm

I would recommend him the MSI 570 Twin Frozr III wink.gif
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Originally Posted by Booty Warrior;13247097 
Any reason in particular that it has to be an XFX card?

This dude is one of the most loyal XFX GPU fanboi I ever known doh.gif
post #12 of 23
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I would recommend him the MSI 570 Twin Frozr III



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Twin frozr powr edition and Asus cost the same I think, have the same vrm layout and the Asus is significantly quieter.
     
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post #13 of 23
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Twin frozr powr edition and Asus cost the same I think, have the same vrm layout and the Asus is significantly quieter.
Actually, the DCII is cheaper, is 6+2 compared to the TFIII's 6+1 while running cooler, but yes, you're correct that the DCII is quieter
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Actually, the DCII is cheaper, is 6+2 compared to the TFIII's 6+1 while running cooler, but yes, you're correct that the DCII is quieter
Thanks even more of a reason to buy the DCII
     
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post #15 of 23
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Twin frozr powr edition and Asus cost the same I think, have the same vrm layout and the Asus is significantly quieter.
Triple-slot card is not an option because he will probably go SLI/Crossfire in the future. His preference is XFX but he might be willing to try another manufacturer. If he's willing to try the 570, I think he might consider EVGA because of the warranty.
post #16 of 23
2 275 = 295
295= 5870

6970 > 5870
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post #17 of 23
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Triple-slot card is not an option because he might want to go SLI/Crossfire in the future. His preference is XFX but he might be willing to try another manufacturer but that would be a miracle to me. If he's willing to try the 570, I think he might consider EVGA because of the warranty.
Reference design is a no.

1. Get the MSI lightning 6970 in that case. 16 vrms (correct if wrong).
2. Overclock far past 1000mhz
3. ???
4. Profit
     
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post #18 of 23
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Reference design is a no.

1. Get the MSI lightning 6970 in that case. 16 vrms (correct if wrong).
2. Overclock far past 1000mhz
3. ???
4. Profit
Now you're talking Be like me (see the sig) and it's 18-Phase

He's going to get a kick out of this when he sees this poll
post #19 of 23
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Now you're talking Be like me (see the sig) and it's 18-Phase

He's going to get a kick out of this when he sees this poll
It's 16 on the 580 >_>.

http://www.msi.com/product/vga/R6970-Lightning.html


He should just get the lightning and move on.
     
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post #20 of 23
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Thanks for the responses everybody, he will be surprise when he see the results
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