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Old November 12, 2011, 12:33 AM
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As long as the card has reference design, they're all the same, no difference between manufacturers. That's where customer service comes into equation.
And if about custom designs we're speaking - Gigabyte is usually among the best there is (along with MSI). Just IMO.
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Old November 12, 2011, 06:20 PM
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I would suggest the corsair H70 over the current CPU cooler you have selected.
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Old November 14, 2011, 01:34 AM
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Old November 14, 2011, 02:26 PM
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my vote goes towards the 560ti, it can be easily overclocked to beat a 6950 if not a gtx570. The twin frozr model overclocks very well. The 6950 costs more and you cant get much from it even when its overclocked
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Old November 15, 2011, 02:55 PM
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I would take an i5 2500k, because the only difference with the 2600k is the hypertrading and it is useless for the gamming, than with the saved money take de HD 6950 and a better case like the Cooler Master Haf 912.
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Old November 16, 2011, 08:41 AM
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Take the i5 2500k, and with the saved money take the HD 6950.
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Old November 19, 2011, 11:20 AM
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What are you planning on doing with the PC? If you're gaming, then a 2 gig 6950 would last a bit longer. If you're using apps that utilise Nvidia CUDA, then of course the Nvidia card. But for $70 more, the 6950 wouldn't be worth it.
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Old November 21, 2011, 01:25 AM
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I ended up going with the 560TI OC MSI.
And a better CPU cooler.
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