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what is the difference of the gigabyte g1 gaming 970 vs the 970 Extreme gaming?

the clock speeds, LED lighting?

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the clock speeds, LED lighting?

g1 gaming has like 20mhz faster then extreme. but the extreme does have rgb lighting 

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both suck - Gigabyte have crappy cards for the most part

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Which Xtreme cards are you referring to? One of them is water cooled.

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both suck - Gigabyte have crappy cards for the most part

Why is that?

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Why is that?

Crappy customer support

Crappy Fan bearings and motors

Crappy coolers

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Crappy customer support

Crappy Fan bearings and motors

Crappy coolers

As an owner of a Gigabyte G1 Gaming GTX 970, I can testify that the fans while loud above 50%, do not have an annoying tone and are quiet when idling. Crappy coolers? Sorry but what are you inhaling? My card never got above 75C with the voltage and power limit sliders maxed. As for customer support, I've never had to contact them so I don't know how they are, but I've heard of customer support being bad for a lot of companies.

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gigabyte cards are fine, but asus and evga cards are usually more reliable

Asus and reliable? Ooookay...

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As an owner of a Gigabyte G1 Gaming GTX 970, I can testify that the fans while loud above 50%, do not have an annoying tone and are quiet when idling. Crappy coolers? Sorry but what are you inhaling? My card never got above 75C with the voltage and power limit sliders maxed. As for customer support, I've never had to contact them so I don't know how they are, but I've heard of customer support being bad for a lot of companies.

Considering MSI 970's fans don't go above 35% I find 50% to be a LOT

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gigabyte cards are fine, but asus and evga cards are usually more reliable

 

Asus and reliable? Ooookay...

A long time ago in a galaxy far far away, certainly, but not so these days...

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Considering MSI 970's fans don't go above 35% I find 50% to be a LOT

Yea, 50% when I was manually tweaking to my own fan curve. It never went that high with the stock BIOS.

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Considering MSI 970's fans don't go above 35% I find 50% to be a LOT

that is bullshit. i own a msi card and it does go above 35 percent..

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that is bullshit. i own a msi card and it does go above 35 percent..

Idk - some people have it bellow 35%

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Idk - some people have it bellow 35%

well yeah you can do that with the gigabyte card too..

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that is bullshit. i own a msi card and it does go above 35 percent..

It also is dependent on the card's operating environment. If the card is running hotter than in the reviews, the fan speeds will go up as a result.

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It also is dependent on the card's operating environment. If the card is running hotter than in the reviews, the fan speeds will go up as a result.

well the card has a fairly aggresive stock  curve, when i had my stock bios, fan speed was at least 50 percent under load, you would have to have your card running very cool.

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what is the difference of the gigabyte g1 gaming 970 vs the 970 Extreme gaming?

I have the windforce version, works great, the extreme is too expensive for a 970, at that price point you should be getting a 390X which would beat the 970 in everything.

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