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Old June 16, 2014, 08:45 PM
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ASUSís GTX 780 Ti Matrix Platinum Edition which is an engineering tour de force with a myriad of advanced features and a suitably spectacular price that is specifically targeted towards overclockers.

Read more here: ASUS GTX 780 Ti Matrix Platinum Review
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Old June 16, 2014, 08:51 PM
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Whats the length on the card.

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I know the testing was done on an open bench, but can you vouch for whether any air was actually being blown back out the exhaust with this heatsink? That's often been the weak point of the older Direct-CU heatsinks (especially the triple slot ones), since their awesome cooling is offset by the in-case heat dump.
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Old June 16, 2014, 11:47 PM
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I've always thought that is you have proper flow in your case the triple fan designs (non blower style) should never be an issue.

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Agreed, but I've had grief in multiple cases with heavily unbalanced positive pressure designs. In theory, all the air coming in should push the hot air out. In practice, you don't get to choose which air leaves the case, and it's not necessarily going to be the hot air that does. So in those instances, a blower style can actually have the advantage.

Right now, I'm looking really hard at a last-minute order for an NCase N1, and the airflow arrangement is known to be weak for flushing out hot air around non-blower GPU's.
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Old June 17, 2014, 04:35 AM
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There is more air exhausted out the back than other designs due to the CoolTech fan. It may be axial in nature but its design leads to a good amount of horizontal airflow.
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Hells bells that thing clocks.. and the temps - noise.. WOW
The DCII cooler has been awesome for a while now (not just matching others) this just re-affirms it.

Pitty you ran into the power limit, Would love for NV to get rid of the blasted thing.. or at least allow people to push a lil farther.
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The looks reminds me of Team Ferrari Formula 1 ;) ...Asus really does design some damn nice looking Cards!!
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Pitty you ran into the power limit, Would love for NV to get rid of the blasted thing.. or at least allow people to push a lil farther.
Thanks to Green Light program, that is an unlikely proposition. Reports are that Nvidia has been withholding chips to companies that don't abide by their restrictions.

Rumor has it that the MSI Lightning 780Ti never saw the light of day for this reason.

Without the chip being fully unlocked, all the features pretty much go to waste. You're essentially paying for a better cooler.
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