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When the Radeon HD 7970 launched at £450, it looked like a reasonable alternative to the GeForce GTX 590 and Radeon HD 6990. Both dual-GPU boards are measurably faster, but they’re also roughly £600, power-hungry, and in the case of the 6990, embarrassingly loud. Even still, the 7970's asking price is still pretty steep.


And that’s why a card like the Radeon HD 7950 is such a welcome addition to AMD’s portfolio

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http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/radeon-hd-7950-overclock-crossfire-benchmark,review-32369.html

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post #2 of 10
Ehhhhhh,
1.5Gb 580 comes very close if not beating it.
I don't think I'll be obtaining one any time soon.
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Yeah, and its also cheaper than the 580...
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post #4 of 10
Sorry, but these cards are priced WAY too high. As it is now, you should just get a good deal on the 69xx cards.
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Yeah, and its also cheaper than the 580...

549 is Aus.
So its sameish pricing as a 580
$499 GTX 580 hawx atm.

And I just say all the other reviews.
So my comment is revoked.
TOM HARDWARE.
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549 is Aus.
So its sameish pricing as a 580
$499 GTX 580 hawx atm.
And I just say all the other reviews.
So my comment is revoked.
TOM HARDWARE.

In Spain is 50 euros cheaper...
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In Spain is 50 euros cheaper...

50€ less for a card that eats noticeably less power and overclocks leaps and bounds better, it sone heck of a sweet deal. wink.gif
   
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Now, if only I had some money... mad.gif
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http://overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX-289-SP

The 7950 selling for £350. The same price as the lowest GTX 580 on that website too.

Before i'm quoted with other UK sites being cheaper, i'm just pointing it out.
    
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the performance is good...a bit better than 580 but the price, well its at the same level with gtx 580. I'd say for new build it is a good choice even better than gtx 580 but as a replacement of gtx 580 naaa I don't think so. if they put it at the price of gtx 570 then that is somthing.
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