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EVGA 2080 Super Ultra XC or FTW3 Evga edition?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hey sup everyone,

 

 

I'm having a hard time picking between these two card's

 

The regular 2 fan ultra has better review's but only 2 fans not sure which to pick,

 

Only thing is I can finance the FTW3 one the 2 fan one I have to buy straight out,

 

 

The FTW3 is only 20$ bucks more; let me know which one you think would be better both are the same 2080 super XC models, I could also wait for the MSI gaming trio but thats I think evga is way better support,

 

Let me know

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The FTW3 is one of the best models of Nvidia cards out there. The EVGA FTW3 and the Asus Rog Strix Gaming OC are the two best aftermarket card models.


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2 minutes ago, BurnsFPS said:

Hey sup everyone,

 

 

I'm having a hard time picking between these two card's

 

The regular 2 fan ultra has better review's but only 2 fans not sure which to pick,

 

Only thing is I can finance the FTW3 one the 2 fan one I have to buy straight out,

 

 

The FTW3 is only 20$ bucks more; let me know which one you think would be better both are the same 2080 super XC models, I could also wait for the MSI gaming trio but thats I think evga is way better support,

 

Let me know

Thanks :)

 

Honestly I like my FTW3 ULTRA.  It kicks ass for temperatures, pretty sure it's never been over 67 degrees even overclocked.  That said, I'm sure you'll be happy with either one.  EVGA makes seriously quality boards and have their Step Up program allowing you to pay the difference on an upgrade if you want to.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
6 minutes ago, SpookyCitrus said:

The FTW3 is one of the best models of Nvidia cards out there. The EVGA FTW3 and the Asus Rog Strix Gaming OC are the two best aftermarket card models.

Yea I was actually going to get the white edition strix at first but it been out of stock everywhere, I think I might get the ftw3 hard choice wish it had better reviews on newegg over the 2 fan, thanks

 

5 minutes ago, AnnoyedShelf said:

Honestly I like my FTW3 ULTRA.  It kicks ass for temperatures, pretty sure it's never been over 67 degrees even overclocked.  That said, I'm sure you'll be happy with either one.  EVGA makes seriously quality boards and have their Step Up program allowing you to pay the difference on an upgrade if you want to.

Thanks for reply, you got the 2080 super one right? Have you seen any problems with it at all if so?

 

Yea I think I might get this one only thing is it has a little worse reviews on newegg over 2 fan but I dont think that really matter's

 

How does the step up program work? Is it only from system builder purchases it looked like couldnt tell


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With regards to VRM cooling the FTW3 card will slightly edge out the the XC Ultra, but the XC is pretty well just as good. 

Just make sure the FTW3, a triple fan card, will fit in your case. Also, the XC Ultra is a 3x slot card as it is thicker than the FTW3 card which is why it is still a very good card with regards to cooling. 


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I have a XC ultra, and it does a great job, pretty good overclocker too (now on liquid).  Only a 2 fan so on air it wasnt bad (still beefy 3 slot heatsink) in terms of noise but not really quiet.

 

Buddy of mine just got a FTW3, and like the strix, its huge, beefy, and because of that runs fast and quiet.  Most importantly, they are supposedly shipping with the higher quality chips on that card I believe;  coming with higher boost clocks, and potentially more room to OC.

 

Both good cards, FTW3 a little better if you can afford the price difference


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14 minutes ago, TheDailyProcrastinator said:

With regards to VRM cooling the FTW3 card will slightly edge out the the XC Ultra, but the XC is pretty well just as good. 

Just make sure the FTW3, a triple fan card, will fit in your case. Also, the XC Ultra is a 3x slot card as it is thicker than the FTW3 card which is why it is still a very good card with regards to cooling. 

Yea I think I'm going to get the evolv x so it should fit; very hard choice though I might be going with the ftw3, thanks for that link

 

Only other option is the gaming x trio but I heard the support is alot worse

 

6 minutes ago, Zberg said:

I have a XC ultra, and it does a great job, pretty good overclocker too (now on liquid).  Only a 2 fan so on air it wasnt bad (still beefy 3 slot heatsink) in terms of noise but not really quiet.

 

Buddy of mine just got a FTW3, and like the strix, its huge, beefy, and because of that runs fast and quiet.  Most importantly, they are supposedly shipping with the higher quality chips on that card I believe;  coming with higher boost clocks, and potentially more room to OC.

 

Both good cards, FTW3 a little better if you can afford the price difference

Thanks good to hear you like the XC ultra; its very hard choice for me

 

Didnt know that about the higher quality chip, I think I might get the ftw3 its only 20 bucks more so, and you say quieter so thats good,

 

Only other card Id get is the msi trio x that comes next week in stock but people told me support on it is not good but reviews are def good


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10 minutes ago, BurnsFPS said:

Yea I think I'm going to get the evolv x so it should fit; very hard choice though I might be going with the ftw3, thanks for that link

 

Only other option is the gaming x trio but I heard the support is alot worse

EVGA has some of the best costumer support so you can't go wrong with them, I have 2 EVGA GPU's right now, neither have had issues though! But from those on here who have, EVGA seems to be one of the best companies to deal with when going through an RMA process. 


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51 minutes ago, BurnsFPS said:

Yea I think I'm going to get the evolv x so it should fit; very hard choice though I might be going with the ftw3, thanks for that link

 

Only other option is the gaming x trio but I heard the support is alot worse

 

Thanks good to hear you like the XC ultra; its very hard choice for me

 

Didnt know that about the higher quality chip, I think I might get the ftw3 its only 20 bucks more so, and you say quieter so thats good,

 

Only other card Id get is the msi trio x that comes next week in stock but people told me support on it is not good but reviews are def good

20 bucks more I would buy FTW3.  My choice was 200-250 more so I passed


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I'd just wait. We're so close to the 3000 series spending money on a top tier card doesn't make a whole lot of sense.


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11 minutes ago, dizmo said:

I'd just wait. We're so close to the 3000 series spending money on a top tier card doesn't make a whole lot of sense.

Yea I would they should be sick but I have no pc right now will be my first pc in 8 years so, finally building one already bought most the parts ya know,

 

Maybe ill upgrade eventually


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1 minute ago, BurnsFPS said:

Yea I would they should be sick but I have no pc right now will be my first pc in 8 years so, finally building one already bought most the parts ya know,

 

Maybe ill upgrade eventually

I'd just buy a used card in the mean time then. They won't lose much value over a few months.


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Just now, dizmo said:

I'd just buy a used card in the mean time then. They won't lose much value over a few months.

Yea wouldnt be a bad idea, I'm just using this for streaming and gaming so,

Nd I got my newegg store card so helps ya know,

 

See what happens been waiting hour nd half for a newegg gift card to finish order


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Ended up buying the EVGA 2080 super ftw ultra over the MSI 2080,

 

I think I made a great choice I got 30 day return policy from newegg and evga support is great I heard and the ftw3 reviews looks good,

 

Cant wait get it on friday but now just need to wait for my 570 tomahawk to come out lol

 

Thanks for help guys


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