Leadtek 1070ti vs Zotac 1070ti Mini vs MSI 1070ti Armor vs Gigabyte 1070 G1

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  1. Swagata

    Swagata n00b

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    The title says it. The leadtek one is cheaper but uses blower style cooling while the zotac mini and msi armor cost 50 dollar more than the leadtek. Not sure though which one has a good cooling. Or a gigabyte 1070 g1 that costs like 25 dollar less than the leadtek 1070ti. i live near india; in upcoming summer, it will be hot. case has some fans but nothing fancy. 140mm rear and front; hyper 212x with a added corsair fan. can add 2 side fan if the card is small like leadtek or zotac mini. which one will be good overall based on cost and specially cooling ?
     
  2. WhoBeDaPlaya

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    Wow, didn't realize Leadtek was still around!
     
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  3. FlawleZ

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    Me either. I've had several of their GPUs in the past and they were always rock solid. FX 5700, 6600GT, and 7800GTX. In fact I believe they all still work today.
     
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  4. Swagata

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    so, any suggestion ?
     
  5. WhoBeDaPlaya

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    I still have this in my closet, and it is still in working order.
    Fondly remember playing GTA 3 and Morrowind with this in an AthlonXP 2000+ rig :)

    [​IMG]
     
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  6. RamonGTP

    RamonGTP [H]ardness Supreme

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    Gigabyte for sure

    Leadtek = didn't know they were still around, I'd have some trust issues there
    Zotac = Good brand, not a fan of mini cards though
    MSI = Good brand, but their Armor coolers aren't very good last I checked, love their Gaming X cards though
     
  7. Krenum

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    Wow....Leadtek is still around?
     
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  8. Kardonxt

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    Lookup benchmarks on the Mini if you are considering it. When I was looking for a 1070 the mini's were a bit slower and more prone to boost throttling.

    I didn't know Leadtek was still around but I would pick that over a more expensive mini for sure. In some case the blower style cooler is actually preferable because it vents hot air out of the case.
     
  9. Krenum

    Krenum [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Anyway, I'd go with the MSI or an EVGA if you can find it around the same price, their customer service is top notch.
     
  10. CAD4466HK

    CAD4466HK [H]ard|Gawd

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    Amazing that their still around. I have this in a 7 year old's P4 Minecraft rig, w/softmod to Ultra clocks. :D I paid over $400 for it when it was new.

    karta-ukos.jpg
     
  11. WhoBeDaPlaya

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    P4? That's it, I'm calling child services! :p
     
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  12. CAD4466HK

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    Blame the dad, he didn't think his son needed anything faster than his own C2D, plus I gave it to him for nothing, felt guilty charging for a P4. :p
     
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  13. AlexisRO

    AlexisRO Limp Gawd

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    Leadtek are still around but mostly operate stealthily in the Asia region. Either way they are not what they once where with innovative designs live the 6800GT above.
     
  14. atp1916

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    I've got a lone Zotac 1070 Ti Mini stuffed in a 4U case with 7 other 1070 Ti cards mining away and it is cooler running than the other 1070 Tis. For reference, the other 1070 Ti models are the MSI Titanium and EVGA FTW2 (iCX) variants.

    Sturdy little card.

    I cannot honestly see the Zotac 1070 Ti Mini throttling in a typical gaming setup if airflow is not restricted.
     
  15. Swagata

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    so u think that zotac mini would be better or as good as the msi armor. if i stretch my budget i can get a zotac amp or msi gaming but i really really dont want to.
     
  16. Dark12

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    I'm also running about 10 of the zotac mini 1070/ti's and I prefer them to all my other 1070's. So tiny and cool and require less power connectors.
     
  17. canmanone

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    whats your hashrate for each card and total for the rig?
     
  18. atp1916

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    Swagata I've not used the MSI 1070 Ti Armor, but i will tell you that i was impressed at what Zotac has engineered in the form of their Mini after handling the MSI Titantium and EVGA FTW2 cards. You do not need to go full-size with the 1070 Ti, and Zotac has (in my book at least) proven that.

    canmanone Each Ti is running 62% powertune, pegged to Equihash on NH, and running about ~475Hs. Total rig Hs is usually ~3.8Kh's.
     
  19. Swagata

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    hanks for the reply. but bro; i live near india. in summer the ambient temp is extremely hot...
     
  20. SickBeast

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    If you undervolt you will be more than fine.
     
  21. ballistic

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    I also still have my ti4600 vivo card.

     
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  22. Stoly

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    I have both a PNYGTX1070 and EVGA GTX1070TiSC

    The 1070 has a blower cooler while the Ti has 2 fans. I can say the 1070 is louder, hotter and slower, but not that much in all accounts.