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Just about to drop £240 on a brand new HD 7950 Vapor-X and I was just wondering, should I be considering a different card? i.e. an nVidia alternative or a different AMD card?
Merely asking because I want to get the best for my money (budget of £250 max).

I play:

Skyrim
Battlefield 3
Assassin's Creed 3 (when I get it haha)
Guild Wars 2
Runescape
Minesweeper
Pong
Etc lol

I use 1 1080p screen and will never use multi screen.

Thanks for your time,

Jim smile.gif

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post #2 of 8
7950 is the sexy!!!!
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A 7950 can run just about anything at 1080P i like Nvidia more myself but a 7950 is not a bad card just stay as far away as you can from the XFX cards
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post #4 of 8
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Originally Posted by Raptorpowa View Post

7950 is the sexy!!!!

Haha, you bet buddy! I've heard that it is the absolute sweet spots for cards right now.
I'm literally about to click "buy" on Amazon, and was just gonna see if I could get a quick second opinion lol smile.gif

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nope go for it.
    
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nope go for it.

Bought. Thank you all smile.gif

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Bought. Thank you all smile.gif
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the sapphire hd 7950 vapor-x cards are voltage locked. If you are interested in voltage overclocking the gigabyte hd 7950 OC and sapphire HD 7950 OC dual x are better options.
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I am very happy with my 7950, you wont regret it. I too run a single 1080p monitor and it is great for it.
 
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