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Old September 8, 2012, 03:29 PM
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personally I cannot help but notice lag under 60fps
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Old September 8, 2012, 05:59 PM
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The basically you guys are saying for 1920x1200 and up, you likely need a 680 or 7970 for smooth game play with all settings maxed.
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The basically you guys are saying for 1920x1200 and up, you likely need a 680 or 7970 for smooth game play with all settings maxed.
For top titles 100%. But a not all games push the graphics that hard (i.e. straight up console ports, l4d 2, counter strike, TF 2, etc) and are extremely popular and can easily be maxed out on the mid-high end cards. If you want to be 100% picky about max settings, some games do require more than a single GPU to have minimum 60 fps along with a top end CPU (at that resolution and up)... then again, I don't notice the extra details of some of the ultra graphics options in SC 2, but it makes my machine weak in the knees.
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Old September 11, 2012, 01:35 AM
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MSI PE is now my top choice for GTX 670. Asus Top is no where to be found and the non top edition is selling for $10 more. So the Asus Top edition should be at least $20 more than the MSI.
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Old September 11, 2012, 08:11 AM
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Another fast GTX-670 at a good price.But I like amy ASUS DirectCU II GTX-670 running in SLI.Plus they overclock just like a TOP.I just like how they are made, well build .To me they are worth that $10 extra.I wish they would release a Bios update to increase power limmits.My last cards were MSI,three GTX-470's and they worked great except they were to Loud and ran warm and used a lot more power.
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can you tell me, about your setting in afterburner to reach 1388 Mhz core? (core voltage, mem, etc) because it's truly impressive for 670 card.., I know we have different rig, but I just want to know that...
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Old October 27, 2012, 08:56 AM
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can you tell me, about your setting in afterburner to reach 1388 Mhz core? (core voltage, mem, etc) because it's truly impressive for 670 card.., I know we have different rig, but I just want to know that...
For the life of me, I can't remember.
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For the life of me, I can't remember.
ah, so sad..., because I want to check the compatibility between your setting and my settings.
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Old October 28, 2012, 11:31 AM
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I seriously considered this card before I decided to go with the Asus Direct CUII non TOP version. I think in the end the overall build quality, superior parts, and reduced noise cinched the deal for me. I am rather gobsmacked by that extreme overclock you managed to achieve with this ... I'm still shaking my head in disbelief.
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Old October 28, 2012, 12:45 PM
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I seriously considered this card before I decided to go with the Asus Direct CUII non TOP version. I think in the end the overall build quality, superior parts, and reduced noise cinched the deal for me. I am rather gobsmacked by that extreme overclock you managed to achieve with this ... I'm still shaking my head in disbelief.
you will happy with those two choice, but for me I would choose MSI PE card, because base on my experience, it's perfectly cool, have solid performance, and have best customer service in my country...

you probably must see this one, before you choose ASUS :

Need help! Should I send back my Open Box Asus DCII GTX670, Picture of problem within

Asus Bios Update "Card does not match vBios version" Fix needed!

and you can still ask the other member on that forums, if you don't believe me.

if you care much about overclocking, I think on kepler it would depends of the chip itself, someone can get higher clock, (maybe insane clocks), and the others not

for example, on MSI PE card, SKYMTL can get 1388 Mhz, but mine only get 1320 - 1325 Mhz ( I dont know if I can get higher than that, because in that condition (1320 - 1325 Mhz), I only set my processor (core i5 3570K) into 4.4 ghz , if I push it again, at least 4.6 ghz, maybe I can get higher than that, (maybe 10 Mhz or more)...

It's up to you friend, I just give my opinion based on my experience, if you don't like it, you can simply ignore my post.
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