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Old September 23, 2012, 07:52 PM
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MSI wins hands down imo.
BUT if price doesn't matter.... Dual SLI EVGA GTX 690 (Which pretty much equals a Quad-SLI Config)...
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Old September 23, 2012, 08:25 PM
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To my knowledge you can overvolt the core on the 670PE card, someone correct me if i'm wrong? I've heard from others that you can, but you have to modify afterburner 2.2.4 a bit for that functionality. Or you can just use 2.2.3 as is. Sky did a review on this card and he found great OC functionality as well:

MSI GTX 670 Power Edition OC Review

You can't overvolt the asus model unless you do a hardware modification (with a solder gun). To me with all things equal, the MSI has more features than the asus for a similar price - and it also looks pretty darn cool I like the color scheme of MSI GPUs.
SKY doesn't tell me about the "true" voltage , yeah I know It's awesome that you can get an impressive 1388 Mhz out of the box, but the only things that I want to know is the true voltage (using the DMM of course), because I dont want to waste my money for something that didn't true (Triple Overvoltage)

but check this one : MSI 670 PE does not have a voltage increase?

This is why I ask you guys...I need the clarification about this things.

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I ended up buying the MSI GTX 670 OC Power Edition having read the review on HardwareCanucks, the actual ability to overvolt was the main reason and oc potential.

I already have a Gigabyte GTX 670 Windforce 3X 2GB that does (+150/+700) 1340 Mhz boost on stock 1.175mV, will keep the MSI card regardless, as I only game at 1920x1200 anyway, so it will be great.

I was tempted with the GTX 680 Lightning, but abit too expensive for me, will get a GTX 780 Lightning if they release one, whenever they come out.
Thanks for the response

yeah GTX 680 Lightning is very very expensive, in My country is about $700 , if the price like on Newegg ($599), of course I will buy one. Since that card have a lot of feature that you cant find on the other GTX 680 card (Dual Slot, TwinFrozr IV, and of course the Mighty Overclocking)

about MSI GTX 670 PE, how far you can go? is the voltage have beyond 1.175volt?

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As far as I have come to know, the ASUS card can be slapped with a modified BIOS to allow voltage. You can do the same with 680's. The extent of how well it works varies of course. I have seen 680's with the Lightning BIOS hit 1.3 volts no problem. The 670's work pretty similar from what I've read lately. Though for the best out of box experience I would have to say the MSI PE.
if that Lightning, its no problem..., but its 670 PE.., are you sure that the PE card can overvolt up to 1.3v? have you testing it on DMM?

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MSI wins hands down imo.
BUT if price doesn't matter.... Dual SLI EVGA GTX 690 (Which pretty much equals a Quad-SLI Config)...
:D
Dual SLI GTX 690? oh man

you mean 670 PE is better than ASUS 670 DCUII TOP? the reason?
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Old September 23, 2012, 09:42 PM
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MSI wins hands down imo.
BUT if price doesn't matter.... Dual SLI EVGA GTX 690 (Which pretty much equals a Quad-SLI Config)...
:D
Agreed with this lol
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Old September 24, 2012, 02:03 PM
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Since My Last 2 post didn’t appear in here, So I post it in here again. (I am sorry if my 2 post will be appear soon).
@velias :
SKY doesn't tell me about the "true" voltage , yeah I know It's awesome that you can get an impressive 1388 Mhz out of the box, but the only things that I want to know is the true voltage (using the DMM of course), because I dont want to waste my money for something that didn't true (Triple Overvoltage)
but check this one : MSI 670 PE does not have a voltage increase?.
And this one : N670GTX PE 2GD5/OC Overclocking
“First of all N670GTX PE is a Power Edition. Those are equipped with Twin Frozr IV and have a custom high quality board. However Power Editions are not unlocked like Hawk and Lightning. MSI also does not promise that. I can't find an MSI statement saying you can overvolt more than with a standard GTX 670 gpu (due to nvidia's restrictions).
What they say is you can use Triple Overvoltage. Means you can not only adjust the voltage of GPU but memory and PLL. Triple overvoltage can be done with Afterburner 2.2.3 that you can get here .
Also stop bashing MSI with terms like scam as that won't be tolerated. “
This is why I ask you guys...I need the clarification about this things.
@Nelly : Thanks for the response
yeah GTX 680 Lightning is very very expensive, in My country is about $700 , if the price like on Newegg ($599), of course I will buy one. Since that card have a lot of feature that you cant find on the other GTX 680 card (Dual Slot, TwinFrozr IV, and of course the Mighty Overclocking)
about MSI GTX 670 PE, how far you can go? is the voltage was beyond 1.175volt?
@FM2125 :
if that Lightning, its no problem (because I know the fact that the Lightning card can go up to 1.9 volt)..., but its 670 PE.., are you sure that the PE card can overvolt up to 1.3v? have you testing it on DMM?
@GeneralHining : Dual SLI GTX 690? oh man , since by budget is only $550.
you mean 670 PE is better than ASUS 670 DCUII TOP? the reason?
The PE can overvolt as well. I don't have one but can have a buddy of mine test it out for you on his 670 PE and I'll get in touch. Honestly for the price difference the PE is the way to go. I recommend top tier MSI Nvidia products always. They have a realistic price for what you get. I wish the Lightning was out when I was buying a 680 because that's what I would have gotten. Not that my Galaxy wasn't bad that puppy managed 1400+
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Old September 24, 2012, 06:48 PM
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The PE can overvolt as well. I don't have one but can have a buddy of mine test it out for you on his 670 PE and I'll get in touch. Honestly for the price difference the PE is the way to go. I recommend top tier MSI Nvidia products always. They have a realistic price for what you get. I wish the Lightning was out when I was buying a 680 because that's what I would have gotten. Not that my Galaxy wasn't bad that puppy managed 1400+
Thanks for the response.

does your friend was testing his card on DMM? yeah I know the Lightning maybe the strongest GTX 680 in the world, especially if MSI decide to release theextreme edition version.

If the voltage on msi card beyond 1.175v, I will buy MSI one, no doubt. but If not, I still confused.

by the way, what was happened with your Galaxy card?

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Old October 1, 2012, 04:49 AM
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I would choose an MSI GTX 670 Power Edition OC because have triple overvoltage..,and much more affordable price than ASUS.
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Old October 1, 2012, 05:01 AM
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i would choose MSI GTX 670 for the custom PCB and triple overvoltage and the coolers that are a bit more efficient than DC2
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Old October 1, 2012, 08:33 AM
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i would choose MSI GTX 670 for the custom PCB and triple overvoltage and the coolers that are a bit more efficient than DC2
thanks for the response

bold : what do you mean?
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Old October 1, 2012, 08:53 AM
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thanks for the response

bold : what do you mean?
He means the MSI cooler works slightly better(and louder) with a 2 slot cooler, rather then the HUGE 3 slot DC2 cooler.
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Old October 1, 2012, 09:12 AM
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He means the MSI cooler works slightly better(and louder) with a 2 slot cooler, rather then the HUGE 3 slot DC2 cooler.
Thanks for the response

ohhh, ok...

bold : wait..., from what I understand, ASUS 670 have dual slot cooler not 3 slot cooler, right?
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