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MSI 780 Lightning suppose to be around $800

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2 years ago#1
Whoa, really?

http://wccftech.com/msi-geforce-gtx-780-lightning-flagship-graphics-card-unveiled-equipped-trfrozr-cooler/
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2 years ago#2
My system cost less than that...
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2 years ago#3
What is the point of this card? Why not just get a regular one?
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2 years ago#4
SinisterSlay posted...
What is the point of this card? Why not just get a regular one?


Apparently is has superior Overclocking abilities on it
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2 years ago#5
It's pretty silly doing direct currency conversions for products like this. The Lightning will almost certainly be priced very closely to the Classified, which is 700 USD.
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2 years ago#6
SinisterSlay posted...
What is the point of this card? Why not just get a regular one?


Unlocked voltage which is what the Lightning's are known for.
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2 years ago#7
ThePCElitist posted...
SinisterSlay posted...
What is the point of this card? Why not just get a regular one?


Unlocked voltage which is what the Lightning's are known for.


Are you serious? Voltage should be unlocked by default. Kepler is the exception when it comes to voltage control.

Lightning cards are known for their impressive power delivery and overclocking under LN2.
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2 years ago#8
ThePCElitist posted...
SinisterSlay posted...
What is the point of this card? Why not just get a regular one?


Unlocked voltage which is what the Lightning's are known for.


Oh, for extreme overclocking.

I guess if you have the money to burn for one of those cards, you have the money to burn for a replacement card in case you burn the card.
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2 years ago#9
I'll just get the Evga ACX for 659. lol 800 bux, no thanks.
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2 years ago#10
Snuckie7 posted...
It's pretty silly doing direct currency conversions for products like this. The Lightning will almost certainly be priced very closely to the Classified, which is 700 USD.


That makes sense but meh, if it's not much better than a classified, I'll stick with those if the price is $800.
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