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Ahhh... This thread just got annoying mad.gif. Nobody is helping the OP with all this argument here and there. "Truth be told" I will never ever buy an AMD card. I am not a fan boy, but until AMD comes up with their own Phys x replacement, Cuda, and something comparable to Nvidia's 3D vision. I will not buy any because those things i mentioned are what i like, i don't care if the 7970 is 20FPS faster than 680, or the 7950 magically gets 20 FPS more than a 660 Ti, i will still get an Nvidia card. That's just my own point of view, and it applies to the OP too in a way...

What you need to do is look at your priorities and go for the one that better suits what you want.

My Recommendation:

Multiple Cards, Phys x, Cuda, 3d vision, Polished Drivers= NVIDIA

Eyefinity set-up, More +FPS, Overclocking, Less $$$ for more performance= AMD

Don't go with what people say, do some reading on what both companies have to offer on their GPU's and see what you like, then get the best one your money can buy. Nvidia and AMD bring different things to the table, yet i see them get compared like they are equal.. SMH redface.gif
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Okay, I'll go with the EVGA 660 TI FTW 2.
+Rep to all who helped!
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nice choice.... thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by frickfrock99 View Post

Okay, I'll go with the EVGA 660 TI FTW 2.
+Rep to all who helped!

That's a good one. It's a 660 Ti on a 680 PCB.

Enjoy it. thumb.gif
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^
exactly....
680 PCB.
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Okay, I'll go with the EVGA 660 TI FTW 2.
+Rep to all who helped!

Awesome choice! biggrin.gif
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Good for you frick, but I must ask, is this just an impulse buy? I have to doubt that you actually have fps issues at such a low resolution with that 5850.
     
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Good for you frick, but I must ask, is this just an impulse buy? I have to doubt that you actually have fps issues at such a low resolution with that 5850.

Oh no, far from it. FPS is usually terrible with most games. Constant pop in, stuttering, and frame drops. I have to turn down most games to low/medium without much AA to run anything well.

The only game that runs well maxed out is Half Life 2 and CS: GO.

Been like that for a while. I just figured this card's way underpowered for newer games. tongue.gif
Edited by frickfrock999 - 2/7/13 at 7:00pm
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OP a HD 7950 boost is faster than GTX 660 Ti. no matter what resolution. The stock HD 7950 boost runs at 925 mhz.the iceq x2 runs at 950 mhz.

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/HIS/HD_7950_X2_Boost/28.html

1280 x 800
GTX 660 Ti - 95
HD 7950 iceq x2 boost - 100
HD 7970 - 103
HD 7970 Ghz - 111
GTX 680 - 112

Also clock for clock HD 7950 is 3 - 6% slower than HD 7970. a HD 7950 at 1100 mhz matches HD 7970 Ghz (1050 mhz). even at your resolution when you go for bandwidth hungry games like Metro 2033 (DOF with MSAA), Crysis (8X MSAA), Sleeping Dogs (SSAA)the HD 7950 boost will crush the GTX 660 Ti. you can pick a HIS HD 7950 iceq boost for as low as USD 290. with 2 free games.

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/HIS/HD_7950_X2_Boost/16.html

but if you like the Nvidia GTX 660 Ti , MSI GTX 660 PE is the pick. very good user reviews at newegg.
Edited by raghu78 - 2/7/13 at 7:36pm
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OP a HD 7950 boost is faster than GTX 660 Ti. no matter what resolution. The stock HD 7950 boost runs at 925 mhz.the iceq x2 runs at 950 mhz.

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/HIS/HD_7950_X2_Boost/28.html

1280 x 800
GTX 660 Ti - 95
HD 7950 iceq x2 boost - 100
HD 7970 Ghz - 111
GTX 680 - 112

Also clock for clock HD 7950 is 3 - 6% slower than HD 7970. a HD 7950 at 1100 mhz matches HD 7970 Ghz (1050 mhz). even at your resolution when you go for bandwidth hungry games like Metro 2033 (DOF with MSAA), Crysis (8X MSAA), Sleeping Dogs (SSAA)the HD 7950 boost will crush the GTX 660 Ti.

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/HIS/HD_7950_X2_Boost/16.html

but if you like the Nvidia GTX 660 Ti , MSI GTX 660 PE is the pick. very good user reviews at newegg.

I wouldn't read too much into that review. The drivers have changed several times since that comparison was done. There have been improvements to the 660 Ti in a number of games.
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