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Hey,

Coming from constantly swapping GPU's a lot (Not recently, though).. I'd go with a 7950 if you like the Idea of higher-bandwidth, more VRAM (For texture and render mods), and a better chance of an OC. Drivers currently are maturing, so they YES, are getting better, and they are becoming more performance adaptive. Sad enough for me with a GTS 250, I have to run hand-modded quadro drivers for decent performance in games. nVidia's drivers currently aren't the best.

My choice, coming from a die-hard nVidia fan-boy, would be an AMD card (7950/7970/7990). thumb.gif
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7870 no doubt. thumb.gif
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What? There's no way a 7870 is close to a 660 ti in BF3. Look below Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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15% sure is a lot rolleyes.gif
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Merci beaucoup

I went with this btw - http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX-158-PC smile.gif
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post #26 of 39
I got an OC'd 7870 for 80 euro's cheaper than an OC'd 660 ti! That is 100 dollars cheaper! The 660 Ti has a terrible price for the performance. Those who are on a budget will get a 7850 or 7870. Those who have the money will get a 7950 or a 670. 660 Ti fails.
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I got an OC'd 7870 for 80 euro's cheaper than an OC'd 660 ti! That is 100 dollars cheaper! The 660 Ti has a terrible price for the performance. Those who are on a budget will get a 7850 or 7870. Those who have the money will get a 7950 or a 670. 660 Ti fails.
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I got an OC'd 7870 for 80 euro's cheaper than an OC'd 660 ti! That is 100 dollars cheaper! The 660 Ti has a terrible price for the performance. Those who are on a budget will get a 7850 or 7870. Those who have the money will get a 7950 or a 670. 660 Ti fails.

QFT ^

Either spend a little bit less and get a 7870 or a little bit more and get a 670 or 7950. The 660ti is uncomfortably sandwiched between price points and just isn't a great deal unless it drops below $300.
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Merci beaucoup
I went with this btw - http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX-158-PC smile.gif

Personally I would have gone 7870, but I know how it is when you're shopping for someone else. Do your best to convince your brother to OC the balls out of it.
    
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post #30 of 39
For what its worth, skip the whole 660 Ti vs HD 7870 dilemma. Save up an extra $30-50 and pick up a HD 7950 for about $300 brand new. It will blow both out of the water at just a tad bit above the same price range.
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