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Old 01-06-2014, 09:49 PM   #21 (permalink)
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I feel like "thanks" doesn't even come close to telling what I mean. I really, really appreciate you helping a noob out, man. You and other people who do this are what's best about the Internet. Cheers again, brother.
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Old 01-06-2014, 10:58 PM   #22 (permalink)
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No prob.
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Old 01-07-2014, 01:27 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Btw since I haven't ordered yet might as well annoy you (or someone else) some more and clean all doubts. What's the difference between these two:

MSI 2GB GTX660 OC


MSI GeForce GTX660 TF OC 2Gb GDDR5 Gaming
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Old 01-07-2014, 01:29 PM   #24 (permalink)
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What happened to the 7870?

Cooler and stock OC is different, just like I explained with the 7870s.
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Old 01-07-2014, 01:35 PM   #25 (permalink)
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I'm keeping both options open (I'll order at the beginning of next week), so I'm just clearing everything up as much as I can. People have said the 660 might be better because of it being a NVidia board and benefiting from the PhysX and all. Your thoughts?
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Old 01-07-2014, 01:51 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Having owned both sides, PhysX is pretty lame. I prefer Nvidia for their drivers but I'm also an enthusiast and power user. You could benefit from the extra performance of the 7870.
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Old 01-07-2014, 01:58 PM   #27 (permalink)
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Haha, damn. I guess next week it'll come down to the cheapest deal I can find. Thanks again though, man.
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Old 01-16-2014, 06:54 AM   #28 (permalink)
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Just to update, I ended up going for the MSI GeForce GTX660 TF OC 2Gb GDDR5 Gaming, because it was the best deal I found. It's good, yeah? Thanks for everything mate!
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Mildly less performing than the 7870 but still a good card.
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