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Old September 29, 2012, 03:13 AM
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Default Factory OC 670 or reference 680?


Just a quick question, what would pack more of a punch? a factory overclocked 670, or a reference 680? Prices seem identical.

For example:
MSI 670 PE OC or a MSI 680.

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Old September 29, 2012, 05:09 AM
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MSI GeForce GTX 680 has been manufactured on a new 28nm process and features a core clock speed of 1006MHz (1058MHz boost), with 2GB of GDDR5 memory at 6008MHz with a 256bit bus

MSI GeForce GTX 670 Power Edition OC 2GB is equipped with the award winning Twin Frozr IV cooler, dual 80mm PWM fans and all solid capacitors and features a factory overclocked core clock speed of 1019MHz (1079MHz Boost).

680 for its not tweaked to the hilt yet as 670 is and 680 has better heat management
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Old September 29, 2012, 05:18 AM
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Out of the box the 680 will be faster, but if you're into overclocking then you're better off with the 670PE.

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Old September 29, 2012, 11:22 PM
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I'm surprised and distrustful of how much the 670 and 7950 seem to gain with OCs
i7 2700k - 7950 3GB crossfire - 4GB 1866 CL8 - 1600p

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