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Back on topic, pick whatever GPU you like better. Or what's cheaper.

Rawr. :P

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The latest russian test (13.2 beta 4) gives the edge to AMD, although 7950 and 660 ti are tied here. In any case we are talking about the performance of a game in beta ,using beta drivers biggrin.gif At retail it can go either way although I think Crysis 3 is now a GE title, so I'd expect it to run better on AMD.
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I was in this same situation. Considering the 7950 is $300, the fact that I'll be overclocking heavily and it comes with Crysis 3 and Bioshock it was a no brainer. If it was 6 months ago I would have went with the 670 due to driver issues with AMD. However, those have been resolved for the most part. Another thing, a lot of GPU charts just show stock clocks so keep that in mind.
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7950 because it has more VRAM.
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The latest russian test (13.2 beta 4) gives the edge to AMD, although 7950 and 660 ti are tied here. In any case we are talking about the performance of a game in beta ,using beta drivers biggrin.gif At retail it can go either way although I think Crysis 3 is now a GE title, so I'd expect it to run better on AMD.

thats a HD 7950 at 800 mhz matching a GTX 660 Ti. the HD 7950 boost would be closer to HD 7970 at around 38-39 fps. So in crysis 3 a HD 7950 boost is faster than GTX 660 Ti and probably on par or slightly ahead of GTX 670. also given the perf scaling of HD 7950 with overclocks, at 1100 mhz it would be matching HD 7970 Ghz.
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thats a HD 7950 at 800 mhz matching a GTX 660 Ti. the HD 7950 boost would be closer to HD 7970 at around 38-39 fps. So in crysis 3 a HD 7950 boost is faster than GTX 660 Ti and probably on par or slightly ahead of GTX 670. also given the perf scaling of HD 7950 with overclocks, at 1100 mhz it would be matching HD 7970 Ghz.

my card comes with 900 Mhz and i played using the same settings as the first Russian study. GPU at stock chip at 4.5 GHz HT off and HT on. 1080P, 4MSAA, 16 AF, High . . .



Using latest driver. I think i am buying this game.
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thats a HD 7950 at 800 mhz matching a GTX 660 Ti. the HD 7950 boost would be closer to HD 7970 at around 38-39 fps. So in crysis 3 a HD 7950 boost is faster than GTX 660 Ti and probably on par or slightly ahead of GTX 670. also given the perf scaling of HD 7950 with overclocks, at 1100 mhz it would be matching HD 7970 Ghz.

Never said otherwise. It is a known fact that current gen radeons can and most likely will o/c (and perform) way past their geforce competition of the same price range.
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I'd say 7950. You can't go wrong with either card, either way.
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Wow this has gotten quite confusing haha. I think I will go for the 7950, either the Sapphire or Gigabyte (Don't really care for voltage locks anymore as it seems the 7950 OCs well anyway), but i think the best thing to do is wait for Crysis 3 to come out and see the real benchmarks then. Oh and On PCCG it says nothing about getting Crysis 3 or Bioshock?
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its not max settings without max aa my 680 gets 20fps @ 8x msaa + max everthing else. ppl need to stop saying maxed when its not maxxed
its misleading and you end up having to read through all the ****. 8x msaa looks at least twice as good as anything else which is why is the most demanding.
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