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Hey,

I have SLI 8800GT 512mb at the moment with Q6600 which I will soon OC to 3ghz. How much faster would a 7870 be? I know it will be quite fast, but it's hard to go head-to-head against both setups. Are we talking 25 - > 75 FPS?

I know, it's a general question and it's hard to come up with numbers off the top of your head.

Thanks in advance, I hope I didn't waste too much of your time with this question! biggrin.gif
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Much, much better. You'll see a pretty big increase in FPS.

I was running 9800GTs sli'd and switched to a single 550 ti. My BF3 fps went from 50 in low settings, to about 80+ in medium settings. Can run at high at 50+.

Keep in mind that the 7870's > 550tis like 100 times. So, yeah, you'll see a pretty big increase in performance. Hopefully that helps put things in perspective thumb.gif
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Much, much better. You'll see a pretty big increase in FPS.
I was running 9800GTs sli'd and switched to a single 550 ti. My BF3 fps went from 50 in low settings, to about 80+ in medium settings. Can run at high at 50+.
Keep in mind that the 7870's > 550tis like 100 times. So, yeah, you'll see a pretty big increase in performance. Hopefully that helps put things in perspective thumb.gif

If you had 50 in low, what did you get with 550 ti on low?
Thanks a lot for the reply, by the way. thumb.gif
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If you had 50 in low, what did you get with 550 ti on low?
Thanks a lot for the reply, by the way. thumb.gif

Hmmm, let me check actually, I don't remember.

And no problem, BRB biggrin.gif
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So I'm getting about 100 FPS with low settings on 1400x900 with two screens smile.gif

Edit: if youre interested, take a look at this chart below:


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So I'm getting about 100 FPS with low settings on 1400x900 with two screens smile.gif

So, your FPS doubled on a card that is much inferior to 7870? ph34r-smiley.gif Serious ninja whoa!

Double the vantage points from 8800gtx to 7870 is approximately ~x3.3 then. headphone.gif
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Hey,
I have SLI 8800GT 512mb at the moment with Q6600 which I will soon OC to 3ghz. How much faster would a 7870 be? I know it will be quite fast, but it's hard to go head-to-head against both setups. Are we talking 25 - > 75 FPS?
I know, it's a general question and it's hard to come up with numbers off the top of your head.
Thanks in advance, I hope I didn't waste too much of your time with this question! biggrin.gif

8800 GT is on par to slightly slower than HD 6670.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/4278/amds-radeon-hd-6670-radeon-hd-6570/4

HD 7870 is close to 4x the perf of HD 6670.

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Powercolor/HD_7870_PCS_Plus_Vortex_II/27.html

1920 x 1200

HD 6670 - 25
HD 7870 - 91
PCS+ HD 7870 (1.15 Ghz) - 100

HD 7870 is a huge upgrade to the 8800 GT SLI. more than double the performance and support for the latest DX11 features. massive compute performance. thumb.gif
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8800 GT is on par to slightly slower than HD 6670.
You mean SLI 8800 GT?

How accurate do you figure Futuremark/etc measure performance in games?
And as always, thank you for the info! redface.gif
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You mean SLI 8800 GT?
How accurate do you figure Futuremark/etc measure performance in games?
And as always, thank you for the info! redface.gif

I mean 8800GT is similar to HD 6670. 8800 GT SLI can be compared to HD 6670 CF. even in best cases scaling in SLI / CF is 1.8 - 1.9x. so you are looking at 1.9x HD 6670 performance with 8800 GT SLI. the HD 7870 is 4x HD 6670 . atleast 2x the performance of 8800 GT SLI.
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You would see a ridiculous difference in recent dx10/11 titles around 3-5 times better assuming you OC your 7870 (easily reaches 1ghz and most can creep up to 1.1). If you plan on purchasing it, purchase it now. I f you will buy it in a month or two I would suggest waiting until February/March for the 8870 to get a 797/50 price drop or an 8870 smile.gif.

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