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The 7750s and 7770s should be out soon and around that price. The 6870s beat them in some areas, but the newer cards are well newer and use less power.

Hmm, I've looked at it and it seems like it's a little bit slower than the 6870.

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/536?vs=540
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Hmm, I've looked at it and it seems like it's a little bit slower than the 6870.
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/536?vs=540

Fair play, those results are worse than the ones I have seen.

-Edit-
However it performs well at the higher res on skyrim/
Edited by BritishBob - 2/15/12 at 11:30am
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The 2gb is the same price as a 6950 and the 6950 performs way better, if you are going that route get a used 6950, try and get reference, and OC/unlock and have an amazing card!

Good post,

I just looked at the prices of the 6870 2gb and yea it's up 6950 price territory. I guess the 2gb one is totally out of the question so it'll probably have to be the 6870 1gb.
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I know, but weak air flow means these things powering down will help to keep them cooler.

OP would just rather have more fps to enjoy his games. he/she is not looking for a "Green GPU power saver" as first priority.
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