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Anyways if your going triple monitor i would go with AMD more vram and more memory bandwith
    
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Doesn't the 7970 beat the 680? Especially with the up;dated drivers giving 7% performance boost.
Actually yeah, you have a great point there, the 7970 keeps up with the 680 and completely ROFLstomps the 670. The 7950 is the one that is neck and neck with the 670.
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For 3 monitors and your other needs, I'd go with a HD 7970.
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DAMN Thats a great bundle there! Thanks for showing me that!
If i didn't just buy a motorcycle I'd be all over that Sapphire card.
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I would also be buying one if my wife would let me...
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202006&name=Desktop-Graphics-Cards
7950 $269 after rebate with $170 in games / offers
Anyone know when this deal expires?
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Well i don't know the exact points since i don't own one myself but here are a few pro's for each card.
AMD : Overclocking, Performance, Cost
Nvidia: Power consumption, Noise
EDIT:
Anyways my vote goes to AMD thumb.gif

Physx, don't forget Physx. That was the dealbreaker for me, because both the AMD and Nvidia cards are very good atm.
 
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Physx, don't forget Physx. That was the dealbreaker for me, because both the AMD and Nvidia cards are very good atm.

Will add it to my list thumb.gif
But the OP stated he doesn't care about physx
    
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post #19 of 45
i would look for this version of the sapphire
http://www.amazon.com/Sapphire-PCI-Express-version-Graphics-11196-10-40G/dp/B0082D58P4/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1351018168&sr=8-2&keywords=Sapphire+HD7950+OC+950mhz+Edition

its a really great overclock and nice power delivery of 6 + 8 pin and has a 7970 PCB which enables more head room for overclocking smile.gif


cant seem to find it on newegg tho
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Will add it to my list thumb.gif
But the OP stated he doesn't care about physx

Oh! I missed that, sorry biggrin.gif Well then, I'd just suggest getting the cheapest one cheers.gif
 
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