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Windows 7: 680 vga card

24 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
680 vga card

hi every one
i want to buy nvidia 680 card vga but im hesitant between to vga company



NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680
4 GB 256-Bit GDDR5
Display Port, DL-DVI-I, DL-DVI-D and HDMI
PCI Express 3.0
3-Way SLI Ready
Afterburner Over clocking Utility
All Solid Capacitors
Twin Frozr III Thermal Design
Graphics and Display
Graphics RAM: 4 GB
Cases and Expandability
Size (LWH): 17.36 inches, 10.75 inches, 3.55 inches
Weight: 4.3 pounds



1536 CUDA Cores
1111 MHz GPU
1176MHz Boost Clock
4096 MB, 256 bit GDDR5
6008 MHz (effective)
192.25 GB/s Memory Bandwidth
PCI-E 3.0 16x
DVI-I, DVI-D, HDMI, Display-Port
SLI Capable
Resolution & *******
240Hz Max ******* Rate
2048x1536 Max Analog
2560x1600 Max Digital

which one is best
and which power supply type and wattage is better
thank u

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24 Jul 2012   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1

Look at the warranties for both products and their prices. If you want my personal opinion I'd choose MSI cos it looks pretty cool. As for the power supply, it depends on whether you'll be overclocking a bit or a lot or not at all.
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24 Jul 2012   #3

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1

If you were in the USA, I'd suggest eVGA. Their support is about as good as it gets, here. As you are elsewhere, it may not matter much.

eVGA recommends a 550W PSU with at least 38A available at +12V. Suggested brands: Antec, Corsair, PC Power & Cooling, Seasonic, Thermaltake. (Alphabetical order.) I've probably left someone's favorite PSU maker off, but these are generally regarded as respectable.

The 680 isn't a power hog for a high-end card. It draws less than 225W.
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24 Jul 2012   #4

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint

I have used tech support with EVGA and can attest that they have the best tech support around. How it works outside the US, I don't know, but here there is none better. I have also used MSI tech support, or tried.
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24 Jul 2012   #5


Out of the I'd go the MSI. It's a quiet card (even quieter than the reference cooler).

Or you could save a few dollars and go for a 670. There isn't much difference in performance between the two and with an OC, it'll run at stock, slightly OCed 680 speeds anyway.
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26 Jul 2012   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

I would go with MSI due to their coolers being quieter and "cooler" pun intended.

I just switched from Sapphire ATi Radeon HD 6970 (which sounded like an airport) to MSI GTX 670 (which is barely audible over the cpu, psu and case fans)
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