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I'm gonna be ready to upgrade my GPU probably next month to the 7950 or the 7870. Not sure which one I'll get. That's why I'm here to ask what would you do? My 6870 is ready to retire. Thanks again! thumb.gif
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Theres a good price gap between the two.

I would get the 7950 and overclock it alot smile.gif
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Theres a good price gap between the two.
I would get the 7950 and overclock it alot smile.gif

I know there's a price gap. The 7950 might be the way to go. Still need to see some more reviews on the new 7xxx series cards that haven't hit the streets yet.
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Any other suggestions of what GPU I should look at?? I'm game on just about any good GPU! Looking to spend around $350-$450! Please state your case! Thanks! thumb.gif
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Any other suggestions of what GPU I should look at?? I'm game on just about any good GPU! Looking to spend around $350-$450! Please state your case! Thanks! thumb.gif

350$-450$ your looking at a top of the line model of 7870 and a reference 7950, from what i have read the 7870 is around 6970 performance (if not a little better) with a lot better overclocking. If your looking for more power tho then you might want to look into the 7950 has 1 more gig of vram then the 7870 and can over clock to 7970 with relative ease. Kepler is also "supposed" to be launching this month we shall see though. i would either wait for the 7870 or just pull the trigger on a 7950 thumb.gif
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350$-450$ your looking at a top of the line model of 7870 and a reference 7950, from what i have read the 7870 is around 6970 performance (if not a little better) with a lot better overclocking. If your looking for more power tho then you might want to look into the 7950 has 1 more gig of vram then the 7870 and can over clock to 7970 with relative ease. Kepler is also "supposed" to be launching this month we shall see though. i would either wait for the 7870 or just pull the trigger on a 7950 thumb.gif

The price for the 7870 is near $300. Which isn't all that bad of a price for a GPU! I'll wait it out and see how the Kepler and the new 7xxx series cards from AMD fair and match up. Good points my friend.
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