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I payed around $300 for the gtx 570. I'm thinking is it worth the extra 50 bucks for a 7870? Looking at the sapphire or asus 7870.

Please let me know your thoughts.
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get the 7870 more vram but if you need cuda then get the 570
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HD 7870 is faster. For $50 i would get it since it has more vRAM and more room for improvement.
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Can you return the GTX 570 for little to no loss? The 7870 is a side-grade if you have the 570 already, but it's a better buy if you're starting fresh.
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post #5 of 12
Just overclock the GTX 570, I wouldn't sell give it away for a 7870.
    
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Originally Posted by friend'scatdied View Post

Can you return the GTX 570 for little to no loss? The 7870 is a side-grade if you have the 570 already, but it's a better buy if you're starting fresh.

i just got it a few days ago i still have a good amount of time to return it. i just have to get it from amazon to use up my gift cards...
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I would definitely return the GTX570 then. Its not worth $300. $200 Max.
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I would definitely return the GTX570 then. Its not worth $300. $200 Max.

Yeah especially when there are gtx 580s going used here for 320 usd..
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post #9 of 12
I love my 570's in SLI so +1 for the 570.
post #10 of 12

Last set of accumulated benches I saw have the 7870 just 9% faster than the 570.

 

The 7870 loses to the 570 in BF3.

 

15% more in price for 9% more performance before overclocking...

 

Nope.

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