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Old October 28, 2012, 09:57 PM
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Well that latter link may not be ASUS's fault. The English in that error screen is terrible so it's not likely an official ASUS bios or isntaller program and indeed it seems was downloaded from a third party site. If you don't have a problem, don't flash a BIOS and if you do need to upgrade get the BIOS from the manufacturers site or you're on your own.

The first thread is about an open box unit. Seriously if someone returned it it probably had problems so why would you be surprised. Just return it where it was bought and remember caveat emptor.

The MSI is a good card but I have heard both and the ASUS is quieter, though depending on the system the difference may be unnoticeable.
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Old November 2, 2012, 08:34 PM
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The ASUS DirectCU II GTX-670 is one nice card ,I know the TOP's are hard to fine but the one with stock clocks overclocks very good.If you look around ,you can sometimes find good deals on them ,I paid $409 for one and the other I got was $389 because they were haveing a fatherday special on them and I got 5% off.But the MSI P.E. GTX-670 should be a good card aswell .I had three MSI-GTX-470's and they never gave me no problems.
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