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Windows 7: GeForce GTX 670: Which vendor?

21 May 2012   #1

 
GeForce GTX 670: Which vendor?

I was heading for the EVGA GeForce GTX 670, and I just wanted to make sure here what peoples opinions are on different vendors.
My friend said Asus and MSI are the best you can get, but to me, EVGA looks like the XFX of nvidia. I picked the EVGA side, because the cooler looked cool and would suit my case. I don't know if it's loud/hot.
Also, I'm pretty sure I'm fine, but will my power supply be sufficient for this upgrade?

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21 May 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I've always been happy with my eVGA cards. It's practically the only "brand" that I buy of video cards.
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21 May 2012   #3

MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

I like eVGA as well. Good cards.
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21 May 2012   #4

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MadSupra354 View Post
Also, I'm pretty sure I'm fine, but will my power supply be sufficient for this upgrade?
It will draw less than your 6950.
Less heat also.

List of tested watt draw.> http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.ph...&limitstart=10
is first #. second.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 Reference Design
Idle- 14 W
Wide open- 167 W
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22 May 2012   #5

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Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 X64 (Windows 8.1, Linux Mint, Windows XP in VM)
 
 

I have an EVGA 670 that is quiet up until about 70% fan speed and is not bad at all then. It idles at 29-30 and maxes out at 65 during stress testing.
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23 May 2012   #6

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MadSupra354 View Post
I was heading for the EVGA GeForce GTX 670, and I just wanted to make sure here what peoples opinions are on different vendors.
My friend said Asus and MSI are the best you can get, but to me, EVGA looks like the XFX of nvidia. I picked the EVGA side, because the cooler looked cool and would suit my case. I don't know if it's loud/hot.
Also, I'm pretty sure I'm fine, but will my power supply be sufficient for this upgrade?
I agree with you eVGA is like XFX of Nvidia. Also, your PSU will be sufficient for this card to perform at its best.
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23 May 2012   #7

 

Seems like everyone agrees with EVGA! Thanks for the input.
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