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AMD Completes Its GCN Lineup With Impressive Mid-Range 7850/7870 Cards

 


 

7850 $250

7870 $350 

 

Radeon HD 7800 Series

 

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Ken,

I like the comparison. The 7870 performs like a 6970 and costs around the same and will more than likely overclock better. The same with the 6950 and 7850. Lower power consumption and newer tech as well. People don't seem to see it that way for some reason.

Thanks and rep+ for simplifying it for all.
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With the Radeon HD 77xx launch, AMD's pricing was laughably bad. There was really no reason for budget buyers to even consider the card, unless they were hugely biased AMD/Radeon fans.

This paragraph from the article made me laugh.
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