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Any idea which card will last me that long?

Therse no way to say if a 7970 will play a game made in 2.5 years from now. It should, but its not going to be doing it like it would play games today. Look at cards 3 years old today and compare them to newer games. You can assume that a 7970 will do the same in 3 years, but no one can be sure. Get the best card you can for the money and enjoy it.
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Wow they look awesome. Any in black case

I think this guy is providing a lazer cutting service, for those in the US anyway. Shall try to find out.
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Maybe monday i will have mainboard (p8z77-i del), specs:

-H80
-230mm on front
-7970 reference
-2 SSD

Where put H80? On top in pushpull or on rear fan in push and pull (outside*)?


*I have seen that is not possibile use pushpull if there are 2x120 on top also, right?

thx
post #1894 of 11743
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Any idea which card will last me that long?

The 7970 is just a bit faster than a 670 in most games and faster across the board at resolutions above 1080. Also it has more Vram than the 2gb 670 and much more bandwidth than any of the NVidia cards. Those features jump out to me as being more "future proof" but as was said before no one can really predict the future.

Either one will be fine, it's sort of a coin flip. Just go with your gut, neither choice is wrong.
   
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I think this guy is providing a lazer cutting service, for those in the US anyway. Shall try to find out.

Thanks. I wish i can buy them in the uk
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The 7970 is just a bit faster than a 670 in most games and faster across the board at resolutions above 1080. Also it has more Vram than the 2gb 670 and much more bandwidth than any of the NVidia cards. Those features jump out to me as being more "future proof" but as was said before no one can really predict the future.
Either one will be fine, it's sort of a coin flip. Just go with your gut, neither choice is wrong.

Thanks. Looks like am gonna do some more research. Hopefully get a card by next week. Also i saw some where that with the new amd drivers. It beats the gtx 670 and gtx 680. Say if i go for an hd 7970 which one to go for. Because there are so many different brand. But are they all the same
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Yeah probably best to take any more detailed discussion on graphics cards to a different thread. One last piece of advice (opinion)...

Definitely do research on which 7970 is best for you. If at all possible try to avoid the reference style cooler (anything that looks similar to that one, many brands carry the stock design) as I find the fan on it WAY too loud.

Best of luck, can't wait to see your build. thumb.gif
   
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post #1899 of 11743
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Yeah probably best to take any more detailed discussion on graphics cards to a different thread. One last piece of advice (opinion)...
Definitely do research on which 7970 is best for you. If at all possible try to avoid the reference style cooler (anything that looks similar to that one, many brands carry the stock design) as I find the fan on it WAY too loud.
Best of luck, can't wait to see your build. thumb.gif

Thanks +rep
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My Rig:
Gigabyte Z77N - WIFI
i5 2500K (HD 3000) @ 4.2
Plan on getting a 600 series GPU
Corsair H70 (SP120)
8 GB G.SKILL Ripjaw X 1333 GHz
OCZ Agility 4 128 GB SSD
Samsung 830 64 GB SSD
Bitfenix Alchemy LED light strip
Bitfenix Alchemy braided cables

And of course:

Custom windowed PRODIGY!!!

And for those of you that are going to tell me off for the window, I run OS X on here so I can develop iOS apps. If I could natively, I would be on windows. Plus im only 15 and it has taken me a few months to save up for all of this so please don't crucify me. Thanks...
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