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Old 01-22-11, 08:10 PM   #59
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Default Re: GTX570 or Ati 6950 ?

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Originally Posted by Rollo View Post
I like the factory OCd cards because they're guaranteed to run at the higher speed for the life of the warranty, and often come with better cooling.
Other than ones with a different heatsink and fan, all overclocked ones I have seen are the same as reference models.

Factory overclocked cards are never clocked much higher than the reference ones to start with. I upgrade my components all the time and have never had issues when clocking to the overclocked versions. I must say, I never stop there though. I always want more speed.
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