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December 28, 2012 10:39:44 AM

First of i want to tell you that i live in greece and the only shop that both is extremely helpfull and resourcefull is
Recently it has brought a new gtx670 chipset card from ZOTAC which is around 30 euros cheaper than It's asus counterpart and as far as the clocks go stronger. However i am no expert so please let me know what you think.
I dont plan to overclock anything in the near future because i simply dont care about overclocking anything by myself. So here are the characteristis of the two cards.


Chipset: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670.
Μνήμη: 2GB GDDR5 στα 256-bit.
Engine Clock: GPU Boost Clock: 980 MHz, GPU Base Clock: 915 MHz.
Memory Clock: 6008 MHz ( 1502 MHz GDDR5 ).
CUDA Core: 1344.
Σύνδεσμοι: 1 x DVI-I, 1x DVD-D, 1x HDMI, 1x Display Port.
Επιπλέον χαρακτηριστικά: DirectCU II, GPU Tweak, NVIDIA GPU Boost, NVIDIA PhysX ready, NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround Ready, SLI Support, Microsoft DirectX 11, NVIDIA Adaptive V-Sync.
Τοποθέτηση: PCI Express 3.0.

and here is the Zotac


Chipset: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670.
Memory: 2GB GDDR5 at 256-bit.
Engine Clock: GPU Boost Clock: 1176 MHz, GPU Base Clock: 1098 MHz.
Memory Clock: 6608 MHz (GDDR5 ).
RAMDAC: 400 MHz.
Max Resolution: 2560 x 1600.
CUDA Core: 1344.
Interface: 1x DVI-I, 1x DVD-D, 1x HDMI, 1x Display Port.
Additional Features: NVIDIA GPU Boost, NVIDIA 3D Vision, SLI Support, Microsoft DirectX 11, OpenGL� 4.2.
Interface: PCI Express 3.0 x 16 (Compatible with 1.1).
Warranty: 2 years. DOA for 7 days

IS it just me or does the Zotac have stronger clocks.?

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December 28, 2012 10:42:08 AM

Note that i will buy either one or the other. I just want to know the pros and the cons of each. They will be used on a completely new rig.
December 28, 2012 10:48:06 AM

I'd go with the second. AFAIK it's faster and cheaper: 2 major pros. Maybe you should search for some user reviews to get a well argumented opinion so you can choose without doubting.
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December 28, 2012 1:02:33 PM

Asus will be slower than Zotac.
Because Asus card isn't Overclocked.

As you said you'll not OC yourself, I'd recommend you the Zotac.
Its a very good brand.

So, get that Zotac Card.
GTX 670 is a very good Choice though ;) 
December 28, 2012 3:03:56 PM

I would not think there would be a problem with the heat right? I plan on buying a Thermaltake Revo Armor. It has good cable management 3 200mm fans and 1 140 turbo fan.
So i hope there will not be problems with overheating the card since from some reviews i have seen it can go up to 80c