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Originally Posted by zerokool_3211 View Post

i am telling you there is no reason that card should not destroy those games on a single monitor....my 6970 is really not much better prolly 4-5% better than your card

My OVERCLOCKED 6870 computer can't run wow on ultra.. You're full of it.. lol

The best it can do is View Distance on Ultra, Textures on High, Water on High, and ground clutter on low. Everything else on medium.

And in 25m raiding, there's alot of graphical stuff going on.

Edit: I'm out, Good Luck OP, with your decision. PM me if you decide on the 7950s I suggested or need help.
Edited by Traphix - 2/9/13 at 9:01pm
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post #12 of 46
OP if you've got a $900 budget you should probably just build a new PC.

But your current setup is still pretty good by today's standards, a 7950 or two would make it heaps better. thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by Traphix View Post

My OVERCLOCKED 6870 computer can't run wow on ultra.. You're full of it.. lol

The best it can do is View Distance on Ultra, Textures on High, Water on High, and ground clutter on low. Everything else on medium.

And in 25m raiding, there's alot of graphical stuff going on.

Edit: I'm out, Good Luck OP, with your decision. PM me if you decide on the 7950s I suggested or need help.

Ty for the help Traphix, i'll be sure to PM ya smile.gif
post #14 of 46
6870 is not near the card 6970 is though

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6870 is not near the card 6970 is though

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My old 6870 computer which is overclocked is equal to a 5870, I don't get what you're trying to argue.
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Just outta curiousity, is Nvidia just not in the competition atm?

I only ask cause at one point i was contemplating getting a MSI LIghtning GTX 680, and just found it interesting it was never brought up during this convo smile.gif
post #17 of 46
A single 7970 ghz edition is the fastest single card out. Overclock it a bit and I see no reason why you cant max both those games out at 1080p. Wouldn't even use the 5870 in xfire if it were me. Just cause more problems and not see much if any gains. At the moment nvidia is behind on the price/performance ratio. However the gtx680 uses quite a bit less power than the 7970 does and depending on if all you do is gaming the cuda cores could come in handy.
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Just outta curiousity, is Nvidia just not in the competition atm?

I only ask cause at one point i was contemplating getting a MSI LIghtning GTX 680, and just found it interesting it was never brought up during this convo smile.gif
The GTX 680 Lightning is made for overclocking, which it can't actually do because Nvidia told msi to take it off, or lose their license with Nvidia.

Overall I usually just choose whichever will give me the most for my money, and since amd fixed all their drivers, I see no reason to buy Nvidia.
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Gotcha, and ty both for the info on nvidia.
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A 7950 like many people are stating is a good investment BUT

Game's like WoW or GW2 wont ever Always run 60+fps, no matter what videocard....
These game's are very much limited at your CPU clock speed.
OC your CPU higher and see FPS go up in games like that.

A fast CPU benefits more then a GPU in WoW and GW2.
A 7850 is more then enough if your CPU is fast enough.

Btw, Nvidia cards run WoW better then AMD cards.
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