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Thanks for the input guys. So why would the HIS card be better than the gigabyte?

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If you prefer the card to exhaust out of the case (and/or planning to have a CF config), a blower-style cooler is a good idea.
Otherwise there's likely not too much difference aside from price.
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Also take into effect the dual 22' screens 1920x1080. Wanting to play all games at that resolution. Black ops bf3 far cry 3 PC mark... . And general computing.

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Thanks for the input guys. So why would the HIS card be better than the gigabyte?

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Techsyndicate AKA Logan did a video on the HIS 7870 and he says it has cooler temps, generally gets a higher overclock and he likes the look of it better then most of the other coolers. Basically, the HIS runs the GPU a bit cooler and it a bit quieter, don't worry, we wont try to steer you wrong.
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Also take into effect the dual 22' screens 1920x1080. Wanting to play all games at that resolution. Black ops bf3 far cry 3 PC mark... . And general computing.

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Dual screens makes no difference as you cant actually play most FPS's on only 2 screens, either 1 or 3. But you with BF3, you will probably NOT be able to max it while playing dual screens. You would need a GTX 670, 680 or HD 7970 for that. Sorry.
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I do plan to crossfire down the road, I had picked out 2 7770's but have read reviews that its not as good as people think. So might go with one expensive card and stick with that and upgrade to crossfire soon.

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I value everyone's opinion, just so many options just wanted a second opinion. Trust everyone here.

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I would only play the games on one screen the other is usually for specs temps and all that

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I would only play the games on one screen the other is usually for specs temps and all that

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Ahh ok sounds good, thats what I usually do aswell, except I can view that on my keyboard biggrin.gif

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HD 7870 is your best bet, or if you can stretch your budget a bit more get the Tahiti LE based 7870s.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202024

1536 stream processors versus the 1280 you would get from a regular 7870. Great value card right now.
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I will consider it, although would we really see that big of a performance difference?

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