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Get 7950 then biggrin.gif
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post #12 of 23
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Quote:
Originally Posted by quesoblanco View Post

which monitor r u looking at?

IDK. So long as it's 22-24" and 1080P with good all around picture and color. I'm good.
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post #13 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by nifatech2120 View Post

IDK. So long as it's 22-24" and 1080P with good all around picture and color. I'm good.

I have the Asus VS Series 24" monitor w/LED backlighting. Its FANTASTIC $200.
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post #14 of 23
I would go with getting a 7950 and a 1080P monitor if its a reasonable size as I love my 1200p 27.5" monitor and got it on sale from the egg for like $280. Hopefully you can kind a decent deal also thumb.gif
 
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post #15 of 23
Viewsonic VA2431wm does pretty well smile.gif

AOC 2436vw is a cheap alternative that actually is a decent monitor smile.gif
     
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post #16 of 23
Thread Starter 
Also. How does the GTX 570 2.5GB edition fair against a HD 6970 at 2560X1600?
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post #17 of 23
I'm sure that the 6970 would be better at that resolution. Then again the 570 has more vram. It's probably equivalent if you ask me.
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post #18 of 23
Thread Starter 
HD 7970 is OVERKILL for 1080p imo.. only games i play that warrent this power is crysis... if it wernt for that. i could get by on a HD 6870 or 560 honestly.
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post #19 of 23
get gigabyte windforce3x 7950 OC:thumb:
post #20 of 23
I vote get the 7950 and a monitor. If you are not afraid to OC a bit, a 7950 can easily shoot past a stock 7970 in performance.
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