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I swear it's nauseating reading all the 7950 posts from you. Gonna have to put a filter on this lol.

This x1000. 7950 evangelists are really starting to annoy me.
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Can we report it as spam? The posts are canned.
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7970 is my favorite card so i would go with that one if you are looking for a air cooled card the msi 7970 lighting is great
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Does the card you upgrade to have to be an AMD card? The GTX 680 outperforms the 7970 across the board and the GTX 670 is on par with or slightly better performing than the 7970.
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Does the card you upgrade to have to be an AMD card? The GTX 680 outperforms the 7970 across the board and the GTX 670 is on par with or slightly better performing than the 7970.

Wrong and off topic.
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Wrong and off topic.

I wouldn't consider it off topic. OP asked which card was better between only two cards. To his question I would answer 7970. However, I was simply offering an alternative. Also, how is my statement wrong?

Observe: http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/555?vs=508

On these benchmarks, 26 of them go to the 7970 while 37 of them are won by the GTX 680.

You were saying?

EDIT: On most benchmarks, the 670 has no problem keeping up with the 7970

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/598?vs=508
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When I saw you posted a reply, I thought to myself, he's got his anadtech link huh, yep sure enough, lol. It's not even worth the time to explain why anandtech fail in that link.
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Can we report it as spam? The posts are canned.

Why? I came into this thread in EXACTLY the same position as the OP, and his post was very informative, and I hadn't seen it before.

You aren't the only person on the forum lol, there are worse posts on OCN than Rag's,

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post #19 of 89
Look at more benchmarks, Tman - GTX 670 is not on par with a 7970 -- just look at GHz edition comparisons with recent drivers (i.e. recent reviews). Any 7970 can do the light overclock to GHz edition speeds, and usually beyond.

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviewdb/Graphics-Cards/ATI/HD-7970/

Look at the GHz edition 7970 here vs. GTX 680 (not talking about the overclocked 7970 Matrix in this review - just the actual generic GHz edition):
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/ASUS/HD_7970_Matrix/26.html

All the more obvious at 1600p.
   
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Why? I came into this thread in EXACTLY the same position as the OP, and his post was very informative, and I hadn't seen it before.
You aren't the only person on the forum lol, there are worse posts on OCN than Rag's,
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I don't see anything wrong with emphasizing the great performance per value of a 7950, but then 7970s can be overclocked quite high too and would still perform better. It's like saying that an overclocked 7870 is like a 7950 [up to a certain resolution], but then when you overclock the 7950... you get the idea.
   
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