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Author Topic: Best brand of gfx card to use?  (Read 895 times)
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June 03, 2011, 05:19:54 AM

I don't mean to start a flame war of "MSI cards are the best!" But I am looking for suggestions if one brand of a card or another behaves better when overclocking, or running 24/7 for mining. I'm wondering because as I look for cards, there's always a price range for a certain GPU. Being your standard consumer, lower prices are typically better, but not if a $10-$20 more expensive card is going to perform better or live longer.
Any suggestions? One brand or another to stay away from?
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June 03, 2011, 06:10:54 AM

I'd say it has more to do with the cooler mounted on the graphics card.

Stay away from those flat 1-slot 5770's for example. Nowhere near enough cooling power!
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June 03, 2011, 06:16:37 AM

Personally i like Sapphires Vapor X cards. Because they can be OC'ed and they got efficient cooling.
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June 03, 2011, 06:51:19 AM

I always pick XFX! They have double lifetime warranties.

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