EVGA 980 TI FTW w/Backplate - $609.99 (after $ 20 MIR)

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  1. Humpernator

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  2. ravx25

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    Are these really worth investing into at this point with Pascal around the corner?
     
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  3. Slava

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    I got this one and love it. You can step up upgrade within 90 days of purchase :D
     
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    Investing is a interesting choice of word.
     
  5. darrpara

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    Is the step up program worthwhile? Who knows if Pascal will even be out at all in 90 days.
     
  6. dr.stevil

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    lol can you step down?

    I purchased a classified 980ti from the deal last week and I didn't realize how huge the PCB actually was on it. If I can't find a solution for the PCI-E connectors that'll work with my case, I'll need a ti with a shorter board
     
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    Even with those shortened connectors from the other thread? Wow that is tight spacing then.
     
  8. dr.stevil

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    lol this is what I have to work with


    I ordered two of those cut down low profile connectors but I'm skeptical it'll work. Keeping my fingers crossed but have a feeling I need another GPU for this build. As an added downfall of the GPU height, it separates the case in two which means I can't mount my radiator near the PSU anymore. Idle temps are noticeably warmer (approx 10*)
     
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    Wow that really is a tight fit. Good luck with the connectors I think they might work for you.
     
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    Nothing is an investment when it comes to computers. I know what you meant though and no definitely not. I am needing an upgrade and with Pascal right around the corner I will either pick up a newer Pascal card, or grab a 980 Ti for around $500 or so maybe even cheaper depending on what Pascal launches at.