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post #11 of 16
The net is full of proof the 7950 beats a 670. Im not doing your homework for you. Trust me. Look at my sli 670s. But still the 7950 is the better card.
*Edit* btw amd gpu + amd cpu = better performance
Your talking midrange nvidia vs highend amd.
Edited by pc-illiterate - 1/29/13 at 9:12pm
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post #12 of 16
Well the 670 beats a 7950, but I thought we were talking about the 660/660Ti

Here is one benchmark series: http://www.videocardbenchmark.net/high_end_gpus.html

EDIT: Before we argue anymore, let's realize what was asked:

"The two cpu's that I am looking at are the intel i5-3570k and the AMD FX-8350. Every review I have seen has put the i5 ahead of the amd chip for gaming but what about video editing would the 8 core amd beat the i5-3570k in this area, and how much of a loss would I be facing on the gaming side if I chose the amd? Any opinions or suggestions would be greatly appreciated!"

Sorry about arguing in your thread. With whatever GPU you go with, the FX will be better. (And to be honest, go with the Radeon series, I forgot how they work well together.)
Edited by AcEsSalvation - 1/29/13 at 9:34pm
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post #13 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by AcEsSalvation View Post

Well the 670 beats a 7950, but I thought we were talking about the 660/660Ti

That is, to put it simply, incorrect. Perhaps a few months back, and at stock clocks, this would have been true. But overclocked, and/or with the latest Catalyst drivers, the 7XXX series cards have been smacking their Nvidia counterparts around, and all for less money.

http://hardocp.com/article/2012/08/23/galaxy_gtx_660_ti_gc_oc_vs_670_hd_7950/3

*NOTE: This is pre 12.11b drivers.
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post #14 of 16
Tom's GPU Chart

That's all I have to say about that. tongue.gif

7950=670. but price out a 670 with more than 2gb of vram.

LOL! Look where the Intel HD 4000 graphics are.
Edited by DaFirnz - 1/29/13 at 11:42pm
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post #15 of 16
The 7950 is arguably the best value GPU out there. If you ever need more horsepower, to my understanding, you can overclock it to even match GTX 680.
post #16 of 16
Thanks for the link. I can see those drivers are working really well. I know the weak spot for AMD/ATI is the drivers.
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