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The difference is said to be about 5 to 10% on the same clock due to 7870 having 25% more shaders. (based on testing on drivers before 12.11 beta)

If your CPU is old, don't bother about it and just get the cheaper card.
Edited by krabs - 11/19/12 at 6:45am
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oh just 5~10% improvement... I have a not yet so old i3 530 and currently have a 6850, just planning to up my rig,... after a while I will be rooting for a haswell based chip... I have this rig for about 2 yrs now smile.gif
post #2083 of 4099
@ Shiriani12 Gigabyte Windforce 7870 did well in a DDR2 790GX with a AMD 1045T OCed to 3.4Ghz. Sometimes the frame rates dropped. Does better in a 990FX with 960T. For running @81F(27C) with Sythe Zipang cooler (40C temp on the CPU) it bottlenecks the GPU at 90% when set for 3.667 GHz.. The GPU hits 50-55C, in this condition. When It is cooler 22C(70F) I can dial the CPU to 3.991Ghz and get 99% with the GPU and much smoother play and 5C less. Windforce is OCed by Gigabyte about 10% more than standard AMD speeds. For almost all games played at 1080i (1920x1080) 60 fps is no problem with all settings maxed. I leave it the GPU at factory settings. 60 FPS is good nuff for who/what it'is for. Games with CPU PhysicX put an additional load on the CPU, that is why I prefer to set my 960T to 4.0 Ghz.
My system 3dmark11 does 6300 @ 720i (Peformance?) with CPU set at 4.0Ghz & stock settings for the Windforce.
If your CPU can do 15 fps on the 3Dmark11 CPU Physics Test or better you should be good with 7870. The 1045T scored higher than the 960T (15.9 1045T vs 14.6 960T)
BTW installing on a SSD drive helps to too. Dont have wait 4 HDD loads between game segments that way.

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Picked up my Gigabyte 7870 not the best looking card but i hope it stays cool with those 3 fans.

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Yes my gigabyte 7870 oc windforce runs with msi afterburner 1200 core 1400 memory temp is around 51c
Crysis 2 didn't like that oc so backed off to 1150 1350 Crysis 2 is happy now good test because AVP didn't crash it or Batman but Crysis 2 pushed it to crash good test for OC ing got it back to 1200 1400 with 1250mv originally 1218mv running 55c
Edited by ghostly44 - 11/21/12 at 2:20am
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Bought the ASUS 7870 a few days ago, the V2. Runs pretty cool and quiet so am pretty happy with it thumb.gif
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Hey guys! Joining the club! I finally got some time to post some of my pics and SS to this club. Got my 7850 2GB reference card about a few months ago when they slashed their prices due to the release of the GTX 660 Ti. Purchased the card for about $165 CND to replace my dead 6950 2GB reference card. So far I'm happy with it and pleased with the performance of the GPU, it does sometimes have a coil whine but after a few minutes it goes away.

 

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SS of my Stock clocks and temps:

 

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SS of my Stable OC and temps without raising the VDDC @ stock 1.138v

 

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Pic of my card with the FC-EK 7850

 

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hey guys what are the best drivers for the 7870 ?
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My R7870 Hawk runs great on the 12.11 beta drivers. 1200/1400 on stock voltage.
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Hey guys! Joining the club! I finally got some time to post some of my pics and SS to this club. Got my 7850 2GB reference card about a few months ago when they slashed their prices due to the release of the GTX 660 Ti. Purchased the card for about $165 CND to replace my dead 6950 2GB reference card. So far I'm happy with it and pleased with the performance of the GPU, it does sometimes have a coil whine but after a few minutes it goes away.






SS of my Stock clocks and temps:



SS of my Stable OC and temps without raising the VDDC @ stock 1.138v



Pic of my card with the FC-EK 7850


Nice one mate smile.gif I may pain my radiator frames too smile.gif
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