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Old 04-02-2015, 06:16 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Default Re: GTX 980 - which make?

Originally Posted by iParanormal View Post
I think ive been under a rock but wasnt XFX really high quality? I dont even see them anymore
XFX hasn't been a player for Nvidia for years sadly. Then again, that sadly is a nice memory from the past. Their AMD cards are pretty **** unless you get a reference board.

Originally Posted by iParanormal View Post
Whats the difference between ACX and SC EVGA GTX 980 SC ACX 2.0 4GB GDDR5 Graphics Card: Computers & Accessories

There are 6 different 980s on this page and they don't look all that different except for the hydro copper model at ~250$ more
ACX is their cooler. ACX and ACX 2.0 are pretty much the same crap. SC, SSC, FTW, FTW+, and Classified are all designations for the factory overclock. FTW+ and Classified boards usually have beefier VRMs compared to the rest. IIRC Hydrocopper cards have FTW+ boards with a water block. Kingpin Edition is well, the ridiculously awesome overly built boards with overclocker Kingpin's specs and name.

Originally Posted by StalemateBlack View Post
Since BFG closed, EVGA has been my "go to" supplier of graphics cards. I currently have the GTX680 FTW edition.

Wife has a Gigabyte (GTX660) and I can't complain about the reliability there too.
Gigabyte make great cards too, but unfortunately their CS and RMA suck.

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