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Old July 15, 2012, 06:49 AM
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There are 2 from Galaxy with much different prices, what are the differences and which one is a better card?

Galaxy GeForce GTX 670 915MHZ 2GB 3004MHZ GDDR5 SLI 2xDVI HDMI DisplayPort PCI-E DX11 Video Card - Galaxy Technology - 67NPH6DV5ZJX
$425

Galaxy GeForce GTX 670 GC 1006MHZ 2GB 3004MHZ GDDR5 SLI 2xDVI HDMI DisplayPort PCI-E DX11 Video Card - Galaxy Technology - 67NPH6DV5ZVX
$379

Both have rebates included in prices.
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Old July 15, 2012, 09:16 AM
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The GC has a higher base clock, which should make it faster, just not sure which one has the better cooling.
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Old July 15, 2012, 09:57 AM
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from the picture the GC looks like it has the 680 cooler, does it also have the 680 pcb?
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Old July 15, 2012, 11:51 AM
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This is very confusing. GC version is cheaper, but with higher clock. I scrolled down to look at the spec, the GC model has lower max resolution than the non-GC version. Looks like both have a single fan as compared to this one (also Galaxy) but this one has 2 fans:
Galaxy GeForce GTX 670 GC 1006MHZ 2GB 3004MHZ GDDR5 Dual Fan SLI 2xDVI HDMI DP PCI-E DX11 Video Card - Galaxy Technology - 67NPH6DV6KXZ

May be not such a good deal due to the single fan.
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Old July 15, 2012, 06:35 PM
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he Gigabyte is better value... one of th better custom coolers and a healthey oc at $429. (no MIR to bother with either)
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 670 OC 980MHZ 2GB 6.0GHZ GDDR5 2xDVI HDMI DisplayPort PCI-E Video Card - Gigabyte - GV-N670OC-2GD
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Old July 16, 2012, 09:56 AM
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The GTX 670 GC single fan edition shown here is essentially a GTX 670 gpu with a Galaxy GTX 680 non-reference PCB, reference GTX 680 cooling, and reference GTX 680 clocks. For all practical purposes, it's a Galaxy GTX 680 with 1 less shader.

As far as resolution goes, there wasn't any change in the hardware itself but NVIDIA has decided to leave 4K support off the spec sheets lately, mainly since so few people actually have a 4K display and not all 4K monitors support 4K via HDMI.
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Old July 16, 2012, 10:01 AM
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Thanks for the clarification. It is nice to know Galaxy rep is here.
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Old July 16, 2012, 10:44 AM
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Not to hijack the thread, as this is a closely related question but; NCIX shows two Galaxy GC cards with two different part numbers (not stock numbers) and two different prices.

Galaxy GeForce GTX 670 GC 1006MHZ 2GB 3004MHZ GDDR5 SLI 2xDVI HDMI DisplayPort PCI-E DX11 Video Card - Galaxy Technology - 67NPH6DV5ZVX Technology&promoid=1257

Galaxy GeForce GTX 670 GC 1006MHZ 2GB 3004MHZ GDDR5 Dual Fan SLI 2xDVI HDMI DP PCI-E DX11 Video Card - Galaxy Technology - 67NPH6DV6KXZ Technology&promoid=1257

What's the difference (besides price)?
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Old July 16, 2012, 10:49 AM
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Second one is a dual fan solution... the first is a reference 680 style
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