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i have bought HIS since i got my ATI X850XT then HIS4850 and Then HIS6850, but this model its by far the ugliest one in earth!!

The HIS doesn't look good but on reviews it does have really good cooling.
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The HIS doesn't look good but on reviews it does have really good cooling.
Especially since it's a blower fan that ejects most of the heat out of the back of the case. That's huge when it comes with good acoustics and good cooling performance. smile.gif
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quick question, im looking to buy the XFX Core 7870 Ghz Edition, is that a good card to get?

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I am thinking I will get dual 7850 2GB cards to replace my single 6870 since I am using two identical IPS panel monitors now.
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For the $400 youd spend on 2 of those you could get a 7970 or a 7950 and have money leftover.
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OMG OMG, I just sold my 2X GTX670`s to some sucker on ebay looooooooool, The prices have gone crazy! so am going for X2 HD7950 and buying a 256GB or 2X 128GB SSD for the money i have left over from the GTX670 X2 sale, plus i get 6 games and can sell them on ebay also... WOW am soo clad everything went perfect for me. This is going to be my first AMD GPU setup and I can`t wait.


Edit: Just need to figure out which ones to get, want to make sure they are silent as my previous GPU`s were quite noisy when playing games, so good cooler and overclocker.
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Edit: Just need to figure out which ones to get, want to make sure they are silent as my previous GPU`s were quite noisy when playing games, so good cooler and overclocker.

I picked up THIS 7950. Uses a stock 7970 PCB and has a stock clock of 950Mhz.

should be here on Wednesday!! Im sooooo giddy the wait is killing me!!!!
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I might also go sapphire or Powercolor since they are cheap. Am going to see some reviews and decide which am going for.
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quick question, im looking to buy the XFX Core 7870 Ghz Edition, is that a good card to get?

Don't get the XFX. Get the Gigabyte Windforce or MSI Hawk . Both cards are selling for USD 260 (240 after mail in rebate). Both are clocked at 1100 Mhz. The Gigabyte card has the better cooler. The Hawk can get a bit loud under load.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125418
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127681

But if you can spend USD 300 get the HD 7950. its a fantastic card. With voltage tweaking you can get the card to 1.1+ Ghz speeds. HD 7950 OC is faster than GTX 670 OC

http://www.hardocp.com/article/2012/08/23/galaxy_gtx_660_ti_gc_oc_vs_670_hd_7950/2

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161407
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Don't get the XFX. Get the Gigabyte Windforce or MSI Hawk . Both cards are selling for USD 260 (240 after mail in rebate). Both are clocked at 1100 Mhz. The Gigabyte card has the better cooler. The Hawk can get a bit loud under load.

i dont know a whole lot about graphics cards, but i was just wondering, whats bad about the XFX?

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