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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102997

OOS. OP you would be fine getting one 7950 ( or 2) biggrin.gif
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i cannot find 6gb 7970 unless u meant two 7970

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202005

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You can also buy it thru Ebay from Newegg for $599.99 SAPPHIRE Vapor-X 100351-6GVXSR Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition 6GB 384-bit GDDR5



EK is making Dual GPU Radeon HD 7990 full-cover water block if you want 7990. PowerColor AX7990 6GBD5-2DHJ Radeon HD 7990 6GB 384-bit x2 GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card $899.99 or PowerColor AX7990 6GBD5-A2DHJ DEVIL13 Radeon HD 7990 6GB 384-bit x2 GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card $999.99


Edited by Buzzkill - 12/17/12 at 3:15pm
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EK is making Dual GPU Radeon HD 7990 full-cover water block [/URL] if you want 7990. PowerColor AX7990 6GBD5-2DHJ Radeon HD 7990 6GB 384-bit x2 GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card $899.99 or PowerColor AX7990 6GBD5-A2DHJ DEVIL13 Radeon HD 7990 6GB 384-bit x2 GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card $999.99

if you're going that way may as well go with the best of the best

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131479

higher clock speeds
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if you're going that way may as well go with the best of the best
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131479
higher clock speeds

Thats true.. But why?
If the OP can fit it he should get two real cards with proper support, the 7990's are good but they aren't a real card and are a limited run sort of thing. Two 7950/7970's are also a fair bit cheaper and clock higher in general (Theoretically). The 6GB card makes sense for the OP in my opinion, otherwise 2x 3GB 7950's will suffice.
 
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7990 is way out of my budget and i don think i wanna spend nearly 1k for a vid card since i rarely game..

2x 7950 is more affordable with waterblocks for me else the 6gb 7970..

performance for 2x 7950 on par with the 6gb 7970?

costwise is about the same but the 7950s' woulb be running quieter and cooler since it will be in the water loop..
 
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7990 is way out of my budget and i don think i wanna spend nearly 1k for a vid card since i rarely game..
2x 7950 is more affordable with waterblocks for me else the 6gb 7970..
performance for 2x 7950 on par with the 6gb 7970?
costwise is about the same but the 7950s' woulb be running quieter and cooler since it will be in the water loop..

OP the HD 7950 is 3 - 7% slower than HD 7970 at same clocks.

http://hexus.net/tech/reviews/graphics/34761-amd-hd-7950-vs-hd-7970-clocks/

HD 7950 CF will be massively faster than HD 7970. Also 6GB memory is a waste. So go for HD 7950 CF.
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OP the HD 7950 is 3 - 7% slower than HD 7970 at same clocks.
http://hexus.net/tech/reviews/graphics/34761-amd-hd-7950-vs-hd-7970-clocks/
HD 7950 CF will be massively faster than HD 7970. Also 6GB memory is a waste. So go for HD 7950 CF.

And you can get waterblocks for them! thumb.gif
 
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And you can get waterblocks for them! thumb.gif

lol

im set for 2x 7950 then..

tanx for the help guys !!
 
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