Originally Posted by lolsop
Hahah, this looks like a cost down version.
You can see that the cooler doesn't fit this PCB, so it is not custom made, it sticks out on the back of the PCB. Near the I/O part they just put some plate to make sure that it looks like it it a full cooler.. LOL fail.They just took the cheaper cooler of the 660 Direct CU and put it on 680.
I doubt if this is enough to handle the ~100W difference in TPD.
Sounds like typical Asus
Check this out: http://www.ocaholic.ch/forum/index.p...2482#post22482
That should put things in perspective a bit