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wait! wait! wait!
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Ugh, this s... again.
Go for a 7970. I mean, Kepler will obviously be better, but as soon as they arrive AMD will show of their next Gen cards and so on..
Buy now, or wait forever.

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I think kepler will be faster but by no more than 10% but will be significantly more pricier than the 7970.

I'd wait till end of Feb and see if theres any news of kepler release and then get the 7970 regardless the price will have gone down. Im hoping under £400 by end of Feb, optimistic but if not i'll buy it anyway, will be little cheaper by then at very least.
    
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Well, I pretty much made up my mind. I just bought a MSI 7970 from newegg.com. Should have it Wednesday or Thursday.
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Well, I pretty much made up my mind. I just bought a MSI 7970 from newegg.com. Should have it Wednesday or Thursday.

Nice one, was thinking MSI also, its almost cheapest card here at £437 - $690 - jeez that sounds alot in dollars. How much you get it for?
    
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I got it for $579, it was more expensive than the HIS brand, but I think MSI is a better company, so I went that route.
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Nice one, was thinking MSI also, its almost cheapest card here at £437 - $690 - jeez that sounds alot in dollars. How much you get it for?

+1 rep, thats what i'm doing too MSI, or gigabyte!!
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Ugh, this s... again.
Go for a 7970. I mean, Kepler will obviously be better, but as soon as they arrive AMD will show of their next Gen cards and so on..
Buy now, or wait forever.

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Exactly. I just don't understand the waiting game. There's always something better coming. Upgrade or don't.

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It's impossible for any of us to tell you whether Kepler will be a better choice than HD7900 right now, but if I were you I'd probably wait. If anything, prices will be more competitive once Kepler's out.
But if the microstuttering is really bothering you then the 7950 isn't a bad choice at all.

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