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GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 980 Ti GV-N98TD5-6GD-B 6GB 384-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 ATX Video Card
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: Great replacement for my two GTX 680's that were starting to show their age in games the require more VRAM.

Ive had the card installed for about a week and saw some pretty descent boosts in performance with 3Dmark. Fire Strike Extreme went from 5605 to 7375 and Fire Strike Ultra went from 1171 to 3946 with no over clocks. Card is running with an i7 4790k and an ASrock Z97 extreme 6 and 16 GB of 1600MHz RAM.

Other than the 3Dmark tests I have been playing The Witcher 3 @1080p with everything maxed at no less than 60 FPS.

Very happy with the card so far!

Cons: Only negative I have, and I think this has more to do with the current drives more than the card itself, is after an hour or so of playing The Witcher 3, the graphics driver will randomly crash. Doesn't matter what I'm doing in game and I can't seem to replicate it on purpose. It is totally random and more of a slight annoyance than anything. I am just using the quick save key more often now.

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EVGA 02G-P4-2683-KR GeForce GTX 680 Superclocked,  Signature 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: Very fast at stock speeds, runs very quiet, OC software very useful.

Cons: Seems to run a little warm, fan speed rarely goes over 40%, had a little trouble connecting it to a 42" Panasonic viera

Other Thoughts: Upgraded from an AMD Radeon HD 6770 and couldn't be happier. Runs every game I own beautifully and smoothly and quieter than my old gpu. Definitely worth the asking price (470). I haven't really attempted over locking yet and I don't know if I will even bother when it's can already handle everything I throw at it, no sense in potentially shortening the life of the card. On top of that it comes with a great 3 year warranty. Only issues I have, and this may not even be one, is it seems to run a little hot but the cooling fan never really exceeds 40% of its max speed. Haven't had any issues with it yet though. I also had trouble connecting it to my tv through hdmi. I may just need a driver update though.

Currently running it with a 2500k, asrock z68 extreme3 gen3, 16GB ddr3 1600mhz RAM, 250GB Samsung SSD, 730watt psu.

Runs games like crisis 2, metro 2033, skyrim, and borderlands 2 all in 1080p flawlessly.

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Colin G.'s Profile

Display Name: Colin G.

Date Joined: 07/06/11

  • Reviews: 2
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  • First Review: 11/30/12
  • Last Review: 06/12/15
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