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Poll Results: So Radeon 7970 or Radeon 7950

 
  • 62% (22)
    MSI Radeon HD 7950 Twin Frozr
  • 20% (7)
    XFX Double D Radeon HD 7970 Black Edition
  • 17% (6)
    HIS IceQ X² Radeon HD 7970
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post #31 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by jay2nice000 View Post

if you got money to burn like that then just get a 7990 and get it over with

lol god I hope I have money to burn like that eventually
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post #32 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by jay2nice000 View Post

if you got money to burn like that then just get a 7990 and get it over with
What on earth are you even babbling about?
The 7970 is ~$400. The $7990 is $900 and will shoot your electric bill higher than a hippy after his 20th blunt.
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post #33 of 38
7990 on 1920x1080 kookoo.gif

A 7950 is more than sufficient at this resolution. Even a 7870 would be powerful enough for high settings at this resolution.
post #34 of 38
xfx all the way, i bought a couple of them and they are good card. i voted for the msi tf III (since i have it and 7970 bios flash and overclock were succesful ^^) but then i read you are not ocing gpu so just get the highest factory overclocked card you can. the xfx is a good option thumb.gif
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post #35 of 38
My 7950 still beats the snot out of a 680 and 7970 at stock. I really think overclocking should be reconsidered. It is totally safe to do in small incriments without touching your voltages.
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post #36 of 38
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Originally Posted by Bruennis View Post

7990 on 1920x1080 kookoo.gif
A 7950 is more than sufficient at this resolution. Even a 7870 would be powerful enough for high settings at this resolution.

There are games that a single card barely holds 60 and plenty that wont do 120 so nohing crazy about it, cept the budget required lol.
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post #37 of 38
Graphics cards die too easy to OC these days IMO unless you're OK with the risk. I stopped OCing the GPU long ago, too many dead cards, I like to sell them when I'm done and a dead card is worthless.
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post #38 of 38
Grab a 7970 and be done with it. Futureproof yourself as much as possible without going crossfire I say.
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Graphics cards die too easy to OC these days IMO unless you're OK with the risk. I stopped OCing the GPU long ago, too many dead cards, I like to sell them when I'm done and a dead card is worthless.

What're you doing, hooking a deep cycle marine battery up for a volt boost?
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