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Originally Posted by EpicAMDGamer View Post

UGH, I hate it when the 7950 fanboys say that. Its like in that case why not get a 77xx card to save and a 76xx card to save......
(500th post by the way biggrin.gif)

Not a fanboy here -- but he speaks the truth and I've experienced it first hand.


Here's a 7950 TFIII o/c:




Here's my MSI 7970 Lightning o/c:

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Why? The 7950 is within 5% of the 7970 at the same clocks. When you put both on the same PCB, the 7950 seems like a safe bet while saving a ton of cash.
In other words, the performance difference between the 7950 and 7970 will be negligible -- unnoticeable. This is even truer when we're talking about 1920x1200 and less.

thats true, i have the XFX7950 BE OC at 1050/1500mhz with stock voltages no issues... why will you buy the HD7970?
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Ugh, gonna have to go edit out the "fanboy" in my post.
     
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7970 only advantage over 7950 is for benchmarking and competition fanatics when every single percentage comes in handy.
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7970 only advantage over 7950 is for benchmarking and competition fanatics when every single percentage comes in handy.

AND for those people who just wouldn't be happy with anything but the best (me).
     
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post #16 of 30
Just pick one and go with it, don't look back. If you have to take into account what other people think, you'll only get more confused. No offense to the people who are trying to offer their opinion of course.

Find some reviews, read through them, find out how these cards compare to each other and pick one. That's the best thing to do. At least that's how I experience it. Opinions in the forums differ, I would say 50/50.
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I have both the 7950 (Gigabyte) and the 7970 (MSI Lightning) and I say if you can afford the 7970, go for it. Most users like myself praise the 7950 and its performance once overclocked but a small percentage of users actually run those clocks 24/7 because A) It warms up quite a bit and B) It gets annoyingly loud. Simply put, it is senseless to be running a 7950 that high just to compete with 670s, 680s, and 7970s. I have one of the best 7950's on OCN (Check my 7950 stats below) that is capable of 1280MHz / 1800MHz but I run it at bone stock. It can run games fine at 1200/1600 but sound and temperature are compromised. Even at stock, it is still the best value performance card in the market but like I said, if money is of no object, shoot for the best thumb.gif
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OK, 7970, I choose you!
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good choice
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post #20 of 30
7970 is better then a 680,670 = 7950.xsplit?670,opencl arsoft?wich is better?arcsoft 79xx
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