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7870Ghz vs. 660 and 7950 vs. 660ti

Poll Results: Which card is better each match up? Select 2, one for the lower end and one for the higher end

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 8% of voters (2)
    660
  • 37% of voters (9)
    7870Ghz
  • 4% of voters (1)
    660ti
  • 54% of voters (13)
    7950
24 Total Votes  
post #1 of 7
Thread Starter 
I'm looking at getting one of these cards but I'm, not sure what my price range is yet so I would like to know which is the better card in these match ups. I'm playing at 1080p and I don't plan on overclocking.

7950
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202006

660ti
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130810

7870Ghz
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150605

660
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130826

Please let me know, thanks

Edit: Probably going to go with the 7950 if my budget allows, now that I have discovered that buying it will get me 3 games for free.
Edited by Iciee - 10/24/12 at 7:46pm
post #2 of 7
I would say go with the 660 Ti thumb.gif
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post #3 of 7
there is no question that HD 7950 beats GTX 660 Ti and HD 7870 beats GTX 660. With the latest 12.11 beta drivers AMD really nailed it. The game bundle is amazing. the sapphire hd 7950 boost you picked is one of the best.

getting that card and not overclocking would be such a shame. guess what at 1.15 ghz the HD 7950 beats GTX 680 (1.25 Ghz) in BF3.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1318674/tpu-amd-announces-never-settle-catalyst-12-11-driver-update/150#post_18428759

anyway grab that sapphire hd 7950 thumb.gif
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post #4 of 7
7950 is cheaper than 660ti.

7950 OC with new drivers competes well at 1080p, and allows for better performance (than 660ti) at 1440p etc.

7950's Overclock well, bringing almost top tier performance, at a low price. ( I consider 10,000 3Dmark points top tier performance.)
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post #5 of 7
Hell the 7950 is faster then a GTX670. Before the 12.11 drivers when Overclocking both cards the 7950 came out on top in more games then the GTX670. Now with the 12.11 drivers the 7950 can delver more performance then a gtx670 across the board.

The 7870 matches or exceeds to the 660ti currently.

Get a AMD card. Nvidia needs to drop their prices before they can even be considered a decent value.

7970GE
7970 = GTX680
7950 >= GTX670
7870 >= GTX660ti
7850 > GTX660
7770 =< GTX650ti
7750 > GTX650

Also don't forget AMD cards OC pretty well.
Edited by DzillaXx - 10/24/12 at 8:34pm
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post #6 of 7
7950 is obviously a better pick...
post #7 of 7
+1 for the 7950, +1 for overclocking it... would seem almost criminal not to!

I've got a 7870 and it clocks well... runs roughly same as 7950 i think, but a clocked 7950 would smoke it. I want one!

Cheers,

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