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Dlee *** is wrong with you lol? Budget is a term used to describe a certain set of parameters, such as a monetary value, in which you set a limit because anything over that limit isn't feasible due to other circumstances. With that being said, if he needed $600 for a vacation his budget would have been $1400 in his OP, but it wasn't. You have suggested buying inferior products and building based on resale values so far in this thread, both big fails. People have called you out so now you start tossing out insults? applaud.gif
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Dlee *** is wrong with you lol? Budget is a term used to describe a certain set of parameters, such as a monetary value, in which you set a limit because anything over that limit isn't feasible due to other circumstances. With that being said, if he needed $600 for a vacation his budget would have been $1400 in his OP, but it wasn't. You have suggested buying inferior products and building based on resale values so far in this thread, both big fails. People have called you out so now you start tossing out insults? applaud.gif

Oh please don't. He left, it's time to let that side conversation die.

Besides, I have his original post quoted, the ragequit edits are there for everyone to see.
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I'm curious what is with all of the 670 recommendations when the 7950 OC'd gets you the same performance for $100 less?
Edited by lordikon - 9/8/12 at 10:36pm
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Cause everyone is still trapped in the nvidia is number 1 mindset of last generation. This is the first time since like 2004 I would buy amd if I was upgrading. Sadly I can't get my 580 sold to do so lol.
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I'm curious what is with all of the 670 recommendations when the 6950 OC'd gets you the same performance for $100 less?

7950 I assume?

I dunno, 670s will give more right off. It's easy enough to swap it out with a pair of 7950s, assuming the OP/buyer will/wants to OC them to the max.

The extra vRAM might help...


@OP: swap em out with a pair of good (Sapphire probably) 7950s if you plan to OC them to the max.
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Cause everyone is still trapped in the. Vista is number 1 mindset of last generation and most before that really lol. This is the first time since like 2004 I would buy a,d if I was upgrading. Sadly I can't get my 580 sold to do so lol.

Dude, you're missing some letters. And words.
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7950 I assume?
I dunno, 670s will give more right off. It's easy enough to swap it out with a pair of 7950s, assuming the OP/buyer will/wants to OC them to the max.
The extra vRAM might help...
@OP: swap em out with a pair of good (Sapphire probably) 7950s if you plan to OC them to the max.
Dude, you're missing some letters. And words.
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Freaking iPad I will never learn how to watch auto correct , I'll fix it.
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Freaking iPad I will never learn how to watch auto correct , I'll fix it.

Heh, things like that just make me more happy that Chrome will spell check every little thing for me tongue.gif

Anyway, it's a debate. If you OC both to the best they can do, yes, the 7950s are equal or better. On the other hand, a mild OC or no OC will put the 670 in the lead.
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After much thought here is a nice rig he can get, he just needs to upgrade the PSU and he is good to go.

See? That's much better than the iBuyPower thing you were linking earlier.
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Heh, things like that just make me more happy that Chrome will spell check every little thing for me tongue.gif
Anyway, it's a debate. If you OC both to the best they can do, yes, the 7950s are equal or better. On the other hand, a mild OC or no OC will put the 670 in the lead.
See? That's much better than the iBuyPower thing you were linking earlier.

Ya I hate the iPad but I can't afford another tablet when all I use it for is web browsing.
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From what I have heard, the 7950 has a lot more OC headroom than the 670 and can OC to the levels of stock 7970s.
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From what I have heard, the 7950 has a lot more OC headroom than the 670 and can OC to the levels of stock 7970s.

Thats about right, ya.

The trick is that it requires you to add voltage, and do lots of stress testing, like most OCs that high. Some people just don't want to do the work to get that far, and for them the 670 is still probably better.
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