With temperature control being very important when overclocking via GPU BOOST 2.0, the ASUS card is duly equipped with with the latest incarnation of Direct CU cooling. For those not already aware the DirectCU II cooling design is held in very high regard by the media and enthusiasts alike thanks to both performance and acoustics. The card also comes pre-overclocked from the factory and should you wish to dabble yourself, this version of the GTX 770 has a 10 phase power design for stable power delivery complete with DIGI+ power regulation. For the serious overclockers, the card also has voltage read points and identified solder points for voltage hot wiring. So whichever your preference, the ASUS card appears to suit all tastes.