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Actually Tiger Direct says they have it in stock, but ship out the card 2-3 weeks after accepting payment.
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Given the 7970 price drop comes on monday itl be cheaper than the gtx 680 and also widely available, and therefore is simply the better option.
    
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Originally Posted by polyzp View Post

Given the 7970 price drop comes on monday itl be cheaper than the gtx 680 and also widely available, and therefore is simply the better option.

Those aren't the only things people look for in a video card.....
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Oh god another one of these threads. Dude. Be patient and get the better card for less money. There is 0 reason for anyone to suggest the 7970 considering you will spend considerably less and get a better card with way better driver support.

Just be patient. If you haven't noticed the only reason the AMD fanboys are giving you to get the 7970 is "because you can buy it right now." What!? It's up to you man.

Not only that but your performance boost is already not going to be that much. So you may as well get as much performance as possible going from a flagship card to a flagship card.
post #45 of 46
do it, im very strongly considering it myself(from a 570SC), after sending an email to evga about the 670 just in case as i still have 30 days, its a smart move especially for what you pay to upgrade, and if you run an htpc/ gaming combo the addition of real bitstreaming for dts-hd and trueHD without having to jump though hoops its even better.
 
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what would you do?

If you are still unsure what to buy between those 2 video cards.

Watch this video and he'll tell you a big difference.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iG_RTBPoKgY
     
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