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post #11 of 36
Get the 7950.

Note that it seems recently that 7950s are also starting to be voltage-locked.

Reminds me of the 6950 having laser-cut shaders later in the game.
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post #12 of 36
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http://www.overclock.net/t/1299314/h-660-ti-oc-vs-670-oc-vs-7950-oc



3DMark 11 P10208

Seriously doubt a 660 Ti will touch these numbers. In game, 7950 at these speeds (Check sig.) would spank and run circles around an overclocked 660 Ti.
Edited by Bruennis - 9/11/12 at 12:24pm
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Cool, I'll get the 7950. Need to decide which.. The Gigabyte version or the Sapphire OC Version :\
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Gigabyte has the superior cooler as this will help tremendously in controlling temperatures if you decide to overclock. Sapphire dual X cooler is good but not in the same league as the windforce cooler on the Gig. thumb.gif
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OK thanks I'll get the 7950. Hope my old Q9650 3.8Ghz won't bottleneck much smile.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Bruennis View Post

Gigabyte has the superior cooler as this will help tremendously in controlling temperatures if you decide to overclock. Sapphire dual X cooler is good but not in the same league as the windforce cooler on the Gig. thumb.gif

The Gigabyte also has a 3-year transferable warranty vs. a 2-year 1st-owner warranty on the Sapphire.
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Woo forgot to ask if it will fit in my CM690 Case!? :X
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post #18 of 36
yes ofcourse

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Just my 2 cents! On your resolution 1680 x 1050 don't think you need high end video cart.

I know it is OCN and overkill is one of the way to live, but you may get best use of money with 7870. It will be twice faster fps than you have now.

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post #20 of 36
OP the Gigabyte HD 7950 is the card I would recommend. very good cooler. so for overclocking thats the card to get. the ASUS Direct Cu II cards are voltage locked. so stay away from them.
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