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Honestly, the 7870 about hangs with the 660 ti now. Thanks to the 12.11 beta performance drivers and beyond.
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I was asking myself the same question a while ago and I went with the Sapphire 7870 XT with a tahiti chip, no problems, no complaints, never goes above 70C after hours of gaming in a warm room and I can play any game smoothly with max settings even being bottlenecked by my cpu biggrin.gif
Also AMD has the loaded deals where you get two games, tomb raider $50 and Bioshock Infinite $50 with the card for free.
I got my card for 250 and a 10$ rebate (which I never followed through with >.<) but factor in the games your getting the card for 140~150.
I also heard good things about overclocking these cards but that it also was up to the card you get.

Before this I card I had always used Nvidia and I was sorta nervous with the switch but it was worth it for me and I can't say anything bad about their cards, but their deal with the ingame currency is pretty lame unless you play those games. just my opinion.
     
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"1200Mhz GPU Clock/1300Mhz Memory Clock and stay at 38C Temp." yeah, and my grand mother is the president of America....
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Actions speak more then words...this is what my simple HisIQ 7870 is getting thumb.gif

everything full blast of course biggrin.gif
Edited by Whodat1972 - 4/6/13 at 2:22am
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