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powerbench July 11, 2012 01:23 AM

What's the more reliableOC GTX670??
 
Gigabyte Windforce (cheaper) or ASUS TOP??

great_big_abyss July 11, 2012 07:20 AM

ASUS TOP hands down.

Sippycup July 11, 2012 07:26 AM

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Originally Posted by great_big_abyss (Post 641427)
ASUS TOP hands down.

I have a 50% success rate with ASUS DCT2. My first card would keep crashing/artifacting at stock speeds and even a bit below stock speeds. I had to underclock the boost to about -100mhz to get it to run stable.
I exchanged the card though and my current one runs fine at stock but I haven't pushed it to see if it can go higher yet.

Eluder July 11, 2012 07:47 AM

Your first one might have needed the BIOS update, the prob with the earlier batch of Tops is that they were boosting way too high, probably the highest on the market for a GTX 670, so Asus had to slow it down.

Sippycup July 11, 2012 08:11 AM

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Originally Posted by Eluder (Post 641440)
Your first one might have needed the BIOS update, the prob with the earlier batch of Tops is that they were boosting way too high, probably the highest on the market for a GTX 670, so Asus had to slow it down.

I did update the bios. It was probably just a lemon, because my current card has been running perfectly. I've only had it for a day though and have only play a bit of tribes ascend, but the first card would crash the drivers after 2minutes even with the bios update.

great_big_abyss July 11, 2012 09:11 AM

I still stand by my recommendation that ASUS makes the best, most reliable components out there (ignore the fact the my system specs lists a Powercolour card :P).

JJThomp July 11, 2012 09:36 AM

Asus has RMA in canada... no brainer for me.

Perineum July 11, 2012 09:40 AM

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Originally Posted by great_big_abyss (Post 641463)
I still stand by my recommendation that ASUS makes the best, most reliable components out there (ignore the fact the my system specs lists a Powercolour card :P).

I totally agree..... :thumb:

Dzzope July 11, 2012 09:41 AM

Asus have better customer services and warrenty... so if something were to go wrong your safer with the asus.

Sippycup July 11, 2012 10:04 AM

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Originally Posted by Dzzope (Post 641476)
Asus have better customer services and warrenty... so if something were to go wrong your safer with the asus.

I agree. The warranty on the ASUS card is also transferable so if you decide to sell it next year or something the buyer can still RMA.


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