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Currently have the SAPPHIRE 100352-2L Radeon HD 7950 3GB 384-bit

post #1 of 8
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Currently installed and running Sapphire 7950 this card below:


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202006


But now i am thinking about getting this card.. Below is the link

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202008


Please let me know if i should get the 7970 or stay with 7950.
post #2 of 8

I have no clue why in the world you would want to upgrade. Huge waste of money.

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No offence, but that is a dumb upgrade.
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the performance difference is not enough to justify the upgrade unless you have a lot of spare cash to burn and really care about having the best of the best. you will likely only see a ~10fps difference so i dont think it makes sense. use the money to upgrade other components in your rig
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post #5 of 8
Overclock your 7950. It will perform on par with the 7970, if not maybe (just slightly) better.
post #6 of 8
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Thanks guys for the response. Will stick with the 7950 Sapphire.
post #7 of 8
go get it man, and sell your 7950 to me.
post #8 of 8
OP the sapphire HD 7950 card you have got is one of the best. 925 mhz boost clocks. can overclock to 1100 Mhz at stock voltage. matches HD 7970 Ghz performance at those speeds. Open up sapphire trixx , max out power to +20% and get that card running at 1150+ Mhz with voltage tweaking. if you can hit 1200 Mhz with full stability in games consider yourself lucky. thumb.gif
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