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Yup I went and bought it. I think I'll also update the firmware or whatever to give it that turbo boost thing that AMD introduced.
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Yup I went and bought it. I think I'll also update the firmware or whatever to give it that turbo boost thing that AMD introduced.

There's zero reason to do that. Just overclock.
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im in the same position as you op and im waiting till black friday. Im guessing there will at least be a deal as good as this one
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Yup I went and bought it. I think I'll also update the firmware or whatever to give it that turbo boost thing that AMD introduced.

good decision . the HD 7970 is an awesome card at that price. I advise you to avoid flashing the Ghz BIOS as it unnecessarily raises voltage too much. Just overclock the HD 7970 at stock voltage to 1.05 Ghz in AMD CCC . Max out power option to +20% and you are all set.

http://www.hardocp.com/article/2012/11/12/fall_2012_gpu_driver_comparison_roundup/3

HD 7970 (1.05 Ghz) is 10 - 15% faster than GTX 680. congrats on a awesome deal. thumb.gif
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Okay thanks for the help guys.
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Good choice. Those 3 games are also a (+).
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im in the same position as you op and im waiting till black friday. Im guessing there will at least be a deal as good as this one


lol you tempted me i bought it !! Hope a better deal doesnt come up on black fryday because i am broke tongue.gif
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lol you tempted me i bought it !! Hope a better deal doesnt come up on black fryday because i am broke tongue.gif

LoL. Funny stuff.
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holy crap its back at 399 now !


http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=67605&vpn=R7970-2PMD3GD5&manufacture=MSI%2FMicroStar


thanks for making me see that deal man !
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holy crap its back at 399 now !
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=67605&vpn=R7970-2PMD3GD5&manufacture=MSI%2FMicroStar
thanks for making me see that deal man !

no you gotta go search for the 7970 and the sale price there is still 300 dollars after the MIR.
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