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December 31, 2012 8:02:33 PM

hi

what graphics card do you guys think is good for my new build??

I was thinkin of these

asus directcu II vs asus directcu II top vs evga ftw vs msi pe vs some 680 in the same price range vs something else

here's my build, also comment on my build if you'd like

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/vcnT

Thank you!

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a b U Graphics card
a b Ĉ ASUS
December 31, 2012 9:26:11 PM

by the direct cu II do you mean the hd 7970?

if that is what you mean,it is better to go for the gtx 680 then.
a c 186 U Graphics card
a b Ĉ ASUS
December 31, 2012 10:23:48 PM

The answer is simple, GTX 670/680 DirectCU II was born TOP, a video card generous in every respect. With high performance. ASUS is set to make inroads into the hearts of hardcore overclockers thanks to a generous factory overclock and quality components designed to increase the frequency. I would be all over that Asus TOP for its high factory overclock, cool temps, and really, really quiet fans,heavily modified PCB, with an efficient VRM design to produce low temperatures, improved voltage regulation circuitry, much better Chil controller , specially binned chip and voltage control and monitoring support that you won't find on most other non-reference cards.

ASUS GeForce GTX 670 Direct CU II TOP - 10.0 rating (only card ever to get a 10.0)
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/ASUS/GeForce_GTX_670...


MSI's GTX 670 Power Edition uses the famous Twin Frozr IV cooler from the MSI Lightning and comes with a large clock speed boost out of the box, making its default clock speed even higher than GTX 680 stock clocks. MSI is asking a $359.99 price for their card, which doesn't look unreasonable, given the improved cooling and higher clocks.I own this card here it is in action http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnLUJxCBZUg&feature=plcp
a c 186 U Graphics card
a b Ĉ ASUS
December 31, 2012 10:52:39 PM

Get this motherboard instead - Gigabyte Z77X-D3H

Ever since Intel’s introduction of the Z77 chipset, motherboard giant Gigabyte has made huge leaps in in improvements on their motherboards all the way from the budget end to the extreme high end and the Z77X-D3H is a perfect example of what kind of top quality products can be achieved.

With support for PCIe 3.0, SATA 3 6Gb/s, 8 channel integrated audio, Gigabyte’s fully digital power delivery system, and ultra durable 4 features, it’s got a lot going for it.

That said, once you realize that Gigabyte only wants a mere $141.99 this makes the Z77X-D3H one of the best priced, fully featured Z77 motherboards on the market today!
http://www.amazon.com/Gigabyte-CrossFireX-NVIDIA-Mother... and you can get GIGABYTE GTX 670 OC

The GIGABYTE GTX 670 OC is one of GIGABYTE’s overclocked video cards in the GeForce GTX 600 series lineup. It includes GIGABYTE’s Windforce 3X cooling solution and a factory overclock. NVIDIA’s reference GTX 670 platform has the base GPU clock speed set to 915MHz on the core, while GIGABYTE starts their offering out at 980MHz.

GIGABYTE loaded this custom video card up with its Ultra Durable VGA components. These include first tier Samsung and Hynix memories, high quality capacitors, ferrite chokes, and MOSFETs. Together these components combine for several benefits for the video card. GPU temperatures will be lower, it will provide for better overclocking ability, and will improve power efficiency which can increase performance.Gigabyte Windforce OC 670 - 9.8 rating
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Gigabyte/GeForce_GTX...
$359.99 http://www.amazon.com/GIGABYTE-GV-N670OC-2GD-GeForce-Wi...
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