I'm building my first desktop system from scratch with the help of my buddy. It's going to be primarily for gaming. I bought everything off of Newegg last week. The graphics card I decided to go with was the EVGA GTX 570.
This is the link of the card that I bought:
I guess my question is, can I OC the card that I have coming in 2 days comparable to what the factory OC'd version is? I've read through reviews on both and the first seems to be stable and perfect out of the box. For the OC'd version it seems like a lot of the people have issues with the graphics card being OC'd but still having some stock settings for like the voltage and such, and then having to adjust that stuff anyway. I'm not too concerned with the 10 dollar price difference but I am concerned whether or not I can get my card to the OC'd specs that the Factory OC'd one has. I'm pretty sure I can return the card I have coming and then buy the OC'd one but that would set me back from building my desktop which I want to use now. My laptop just crapped out on me 2 weeks ago so I've been waiting imo too long to get this desktop. So the most convenient thing for me at the moment would be to just use the card I have that will arrive with everything else and OC it later. I really dont want to return/get OC'd card but I will if its better and I can't achieve same OC by myself.