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Windows 7: Best 280X, ASUS vs. XFX?

03 Dec 2013   #11
N00berG00ber

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

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Get the Asus. Asus has a 12 phase MOSFETs and has incredible oc ability. All u have to do is replace the thermal paste and you will get amazing temps one idles at 27c and full load is 68c
Thanks, I gather there's a tutorial out there for the thermal paste replacement, I gather you just remove the plastic and the heatsink. The OCing will be handy.
Bear in mind that this could void your warranty though.
... Crap.


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03 Dec 2013   #12
crankypenguin

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I am going to have to be the odd duck out and say go wit the XFX.
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03 Dec 2013   #13
paulpicks21

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

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I am going to have to be the odd duck out and say go wit the XFX.
I thought you were a penguin not a duck :)
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03 Dec 2013   #14
lewis1188

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Think I'm going to go with the majority here, the ASUS it is, I might post a picture of the completed build soon :)
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03 Dec 2013   #15
smarteyeball

 
 

Wise choice mate :) Enjoy
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03 Dec 2013   #16
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by paulpicks21 View Post
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by N00berG00ber View Post
Get the Asus. Asus has a 12 phase MOSFETs and has incredible oc ability. All u have to do is replace the thermal paste and you will get amazing temps one idles at 27c and full load is 68c
Thanks, I gather there's a tutorial out there for the thermal paste replacement, I gather you just remove the plastic and the heatsink. The OCing will be handy.
Bear in mind that this could void your warranty though.

This i was trying to do but the damn Heatsink on this 7970 is glued with Gorilla Glue or something i swear

I gave up and visiontek told me i would have voided the warranty so i just sent it to them
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