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5 out of 5 eggs Never thought I would spend so much on a single part but it's worth it! 01/27/2014

This review is from: PNY VCGGTX780T3XPB G-SYNC Support GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB 384-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 SLI Support Video Card

Pros:

This reference design wouldn't have been my first pick since all the aftermarket coolers have came out but I am surprised on how quiet and cool this card runs. Was looking at the EVGA but I was down in Phoenix for Christmas and this was the only model they had left. Didn't regret it at all! Card is stable at 1100Mhz on the core clock that is a 28% overclock.

Big plus for me too was these new cards can power 4 monitors at once. Only way was to SLI on my 570's.

I have my 1440p and two side 1080p samsungs and my 40" Sony 1080p TV hooked up all at the same time without having to change settings in control panel like I had to do before with 1 GPU.

Cons:

None that I have found yet, Price? But it's worth it in the end.

Other Thoughts:

I built my rig in beginning of 2012 and already had a GTX 570 so I just bought another and put them in SLI. Which was more than adequate for 1080p.

Treated myself to an Overlord Tempest 27" 1440p monitor for christmas and overclocked it to 120hz in 5 minutes. This monitor is amazing but at that resolution and refresh rate I needed the GPU power.

Even in some of the latest games at ultra I would need another to SLI to stay at 120hz.

Metro Last Light and Tomb Raider are just plain gorgeous. I can't wait for even more demanding games come out. Now I didn't purchase this card on newegg I noticed at the time it had no reviews and needed to share. I didn't get any free games through Fry-Electronics so that was a bummer but PNY customer service is top notch and has an awesome warranty. Wouldn't trade this card now just because how great it was to OC. Even thinking about buying a kraken g10 to see if I can OC further!

i7 3820 4.6Ghz 1.28v
Asrock Extreme 6 X79
Corsair H80
Lian Li PC-A05NB
Samsung 16GB Low Voltage Ram
PNY GTX 780 Ti
Samsung 830 Pro 256GB
Crucial M4 128GB
Corsair HX750
Tempest X270OC - Glossy - 27" 1440p @ 120hz

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