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Old March 27, 2012, 12:42 PM
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hmmm choices choices. EVGA is known for their factory overclocked models right?

Any reason I should wait for gk110 or lower models perhaps? I'm guessing gk110 will be way overkill for my needs?
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Old March 27, 2012, 12:55 PM
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Since when is Ontario on the East Coast?

Its MSI...

That is all I need to say. Damn RTFM Chip must be malfunctioning.

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Old March 27, 2012, 01:20 PM
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hmmm choices choices. EVGA is known for their factory overclocked models right?

Any reason I should wait for gk110 or lower models perhaps? I'm guessing gk110 will be way overkill for my needs?
Even still I have a Evga 560ti FPB card and I can clock it over 1ghz no problem.
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Old March 27, 2012, 01:30 PM
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EVGA has top tier support. I will support them til the end of days for the instant help they have given to me when I had a problem!
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Old March 27, 2012, 04:03 PM
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I don't think you would go wrong with either. EVGA is known to have good support, but I haven't heard of a problem with MSI. That said I wouldn't have a problem going with Asus or Gigabyte if the price was cheaper.

The only other point to consider is that for the most part EVGA uses reference heat sinks, whereas MSI tends to have some excellently designed non-reference ones (generally I prefer the later as they tend to keep temps under control while making less noise)...I don't think there are any non-reference coolers released yet for the 680 though.
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Old March 28, 2012, 07:30 AM
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I know Galaxy has some fans here too, but I can't hardly stand by without my own shameless plug :)

We make great cards and we stand by them. I'll personally guarantee you guys' satisfaction with any Galaxy card and see to it that anything regarding warranty, RMA, rebates, etc. is taken care of quickly and completely.
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Old March 28, 2012, 07:37 AM
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Heh how about stock right now though, seems all etailers are out of all 680s
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Old March 28, 2012, 08:02 AM
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I won't be getting the new cards for a while yet inless there is a heck of a deal.

Most manufacturer's are good now and stand behind their products well. There's always the bad apple no matter where you. Most people with anything in life find something they like if it works well they stick with it through thick and thin (hell I bet half of you always get your GAS at the same station).

Depending on what your using the card for is going to help be more decisive with which you should go with.

If your a high overclocker (which can damage the card etc), I believe XFX is the best bet (don't quote me at work don't have time to look up all the warranties at the moment).

EVGA has always been well known. and so on and so forth. Just check out everyone's site see the design you like best (some do the custom fans and colors etc...), also check their warranties and see which suites your needs better.
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