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good, I'm looking to buy a vga. I have to say between the MSI Power Edition gtx 670 or 7970 OC Shappire which I recommend.? thanks ..

7970 http://www.amazon.com/Sapphire-DL-DVI-I-SL-DVI-D-PCI-Express-11197-03-40G/dp/B009B6Y01Y/ref=dp_ob_title_ce

or

gtx 670 msi power edition
http://www.amazon.com/MSI-DisplayPort-PCI-Express-N670-2GD5/dp/B008BGXYAS/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1353287168&sr=1-1&keywords=msi+gtx+670
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As far as processing power goes, a GTX670 may be close, but a HD7970 still walks all over it - even better if they're close in price.
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If you play at higher resolution, pick up the AMD card.....have 3GB memory and have wider bus than 670...

but personally I would pick the PE card because consume less power, quiet, and great card....

It's not just about the Frame Per Second, IMO, for me as long as the card consume less power, and have great OC, I would pick them.
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Definitely the Sapphire 7970 OC. Excellent card. I own one and would buy another in place of my ASUS GTX 670 if I had the choice now.
   
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I would recommend the Gigabyte HD 7970 OC (1 Ghz). the windforce3x is a better cooler.

www.amazon.com/Gigabyte-Radeon-Mini-Displayport-Graphics-GV-R797OC-3GD/dp/B00752QYLK/

newegg has the same card with 3 games. awesome deal

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125413

the HD 7970 OC is faster than GTX 680. so the GTX 670 does not have a chance.

http://www.hardocp.com/article/2012/11/12/fall_2012_gpu_driver_comparison_roundup/3
Edited by raghu78 - 11/18/12 at 8:58pm
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well dats easy ! 7970 OC pick the best deal one u can find and 7970 walks over the GTX670
     
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Walking all over the 670 is definitely a bit of a stretch. People that tell you that are foolish. All of a sudden it's become the cool thing to do, hate on all the Kepler cards. That being said, if I were buying new, the 7950 would be the card for me. The 670 would keep up just fine with either but the 7950 is the bang for buck king this go around. I'm quite sure however if Kepler had true unlocked voltage all these haters would sing a different tune. Buy what makes you happy, there are no wrong answers here.


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Walking all over the 670 is definitely a bit of a stretch. People that tell you that are foolish. All of a sudden it's become the cool thing to do, hate on all the Kepler cards. That being said, if I were buying new, the 7950 would be the card for me. The 670 would keep up just fine with either but the 7950 is the bang for buck king this go around. I'm quite sure however if Kepler had true unlocked voltage all these haters would sing a different tune. Buy what makes you happy, there are no wrong answers here.

people who used GTX 680 and HD 7950 have commented that a HD 7950 beats a GTX 680 at 100 Mhz lesser clocks. so yeah an average clocking HD 7970 (1.15 - 1.2 Ghz) will be faster than a golden GTX 670(1.3 Ghz) . A golden HD 7970 (1.3 Ghz) would crush even a golden GTX 670(1.35 Ghz).

http://www.overclock.net/t/1323188/ocuk-7950-crossfire-vs-680-sli-at-5760-1080-eyefinity-surround/40#post_18583908

http://www.overclock.net/t/1323188/ocuk-7950-crossfire-vs-680-sli-at-5760-1080-eyefinity-surround/40#post_18584418
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7970.
 
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Walking all over the 670 is definitely a bit of a stretch. People that tell you that are foolish. All of a sudden it's become the cool thing to do, hate on all the Kepler cards. That being said, if I were buying new, the 7950 would be the card for me. The 670 would keep up just fine with either but the 7950 is the bang for buck king this go around. I'm quite sure however if Kepler had true unlocked voltage all these haters would sing a different tune. Buy what makes you happy, there are no wrong answers here.
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Well said thumb.gif ... There is so much hate on Keplers here in OCN. They may not have the OC capability of HD7000 but they are not as bad as some people make them out to be.

But still I would choose the 7970 for the extra $10 over the GTX 670.
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