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Should I stick with them or upgrade to 7970 since I'm hearing good things about 7970?
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a 7970 would smash em no questions asked minus the sli that sometimes pop up too so go for it and sell your 550's for something else?... whats the rest of you rig specs? thumb.gif
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The 7970 would be an awesome upgrade, the big question is if u are unhappy with ur performance?
If u want more a new card will be awesome, if u have a upgrade twitch go for it
But I ur happy with it all at the moment, I would hold out until u feel like u need to upgrade.
And that's the fun thing u upgrade when u feel u want to, and the 7970 is around as kick ass as it comes ATM.

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If you cant, yeah, for sure, upgrade to 7970. I think a tier better 560ti 's would compete or smack the 7970.
Not saying you should sli 560ti, oh no.. biggrin.gif but for the comparison.
 
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the 7970 performance better then both also its a single card.
7970 would eat the 680 !
post #6 of 13
Nah forget the 550 and 560tis their all boat anchors nowadays upgrade to a 670 or 7970 and enjoy the performance boost. Or better yet swing for a 680 and stomp them all:D.
Edited by Bloodbath - 10/11/12 at 6:01am
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Thank you OCN peeps for the quick response and I also rep everyone smile.gif
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yes for the same price you could get something better 560ti in sli.... or you could even go a gtx 670! thumb.gif
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HD 7970 only get Ghz edition, or get a used 607 GTX from OCN marketplace
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For the record, the GTX 680 doesn't stomp the 7970, especially when you take better voltage control into consideration, where AMD didn't limit what you can do in terms of overclocking.

A 7970/GTX 670 are around the same price-point (depending where you look), and would render SLI 550Ti's useless in the face of everything you throw at it. Even a last generation card would beat it out (GTX 570/6970).
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