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post #21 of 79
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Yep I'm sure I want 2 for a few reasons, my SLI 470s are about the same power as a single 7970 and I want to maintain a constant 60 frames at all times and some games bring me below that during large scenes. When I make an upgrade which isn't too often I like it to be a considerable boost. And theres a sale right now for 370$ which is 299 euro (think thats the sign you used). Plus a bunch of games that I intend to resell.

Yea, I understand.
And yes, I used euro prices. But you can't convert dollar prices to euro like that. Usually it's the same amount or more due to shipping and taxes so hardware is a bit more expensive here. But I don't mind, it's the price I happily pay for not having to live near Americans ... (joke of course wink.gif )
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http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/555?vs=618

Nice benchmark comparison here showing the 79790 ghz edition is faster than a 680, common sense would then say that 7970 cf will be faster than 680 sli BUT that may not be the case I haven't tried it
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must be alienware....

I hope you aren't suggestion I have an Alienware, I hate those PoS junks of aluminium
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http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/555?vs=618
Nice benchmark comparison here showing the 79790 ghz edition is faster than a 680, common sense would then say that 7970 cf will be faster than 680 sli BUT that may not be the case I haven't tried it

This comparison does not show that the 7970 is faster than the 680. I dnt know what your smoking but give me some.
They trade blows.
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post #25 of 79
The 7970 won 36, and the 680 won 30. So once you count in the margin of error, and general performance they are basically the same (though I'd still go for the 7970)
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OP for a single 1080p monitor a single high end card is more than enough. pick what you like . you can't go wrong with any of these high end cards.
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OP for a single 1080p monitor a single high end card is more than enough. pick what you like . you can't go wrong with any of these high end cards.

Smarty pants think theyre smart... WAT IF THE 1080p monitor is 120hz?
Is it still enough mr guru????
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Well considering he has 175 REP, and you only have *cough* 6 *cough* I wouldn't doubt his PC abilities like you are.

And I agree that a single High End card will suffice, unless you have a ton of money to blow, in which case I'd say get a better motherboard, cooler and a 3570K and OC it.
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post #29 of 79
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This comparison does not show that the 7970 is faster than the 680. I dnt know what your smoking but give me some.
They trade blows.

Sorry I should have said as they trade blows, for the price the 7970 ghz edition wins
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Smarty pants think theyre smart... WAT IF THE 1080p monitor is 120hz?
Is it still enough mr guru????

the OP's sig rig shows a samsung BX2331 monitor which is a 1080p 60 Hz monitor..

http://www.samsung.com/us/computer/monitors/LS23X3HKFY/ZA-specs

So enough with your silly sarcasm. its just a suggestion to go single card. if the OP wants to go for SLI / CF thats his wish. But unless you have a 120 Hz monitor its not going to make any difference.
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