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Looks like its a little faster than the 6970. Wheres my notbad.jpg...
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7870 will be my nex gpu. Can't wait! When is the release date?
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Here's another site/review: http://www.techspot.com/review/504-amd-radeon-7870-7850/

Pretty good performance for a mid-range card.
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$350 for the 7870....oh no... frown.gif
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7870 will be my nex gpu. Can't wait! When is the release date?

"AMD is formally unveiling the 7800 series today, but it will not go on sale until the 19th, 2 weeks from now" - from the article.
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Look at the OC

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$350 for the 7870....oh no... frown.gif

Yes, this is the major drag of the 7000 series cards. They're all priced prohibitively high. Considering I'm coming from a 5850, though, I think it'll be worth it.
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Yes, this is the major drag of the 7000 series cards. They're all priced prohibitively high. Considering I'm coming from a 5850, though, I think it'll be worth it.

I'm coming from an even weaker card (HD5770). I really had hopes that it would have been a $300 price point since Keplar is around the corner.
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Yes, this is the major drag of the 7000 series cards. They're all priced prohibitively high. Considering I'm coming from a 5850, though, I think it'll be worth it.

But look at the OC result. It is only one test but 7870 overclocking past a stock 7970.
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