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I'm stuck between the MSI GEFORCE GTX 670 OC PE and the EVGA Geforce GTX 670 FTW SIG 2 which one is better
I heard the msi gtx 670 had overvolting issues

I'm looking for performance. build quality, and now noisy it will be when i play BF3 SC2 and other games

I vote PE card, great card, pretty quiet, solid, good overcloker...although the fan is not quiet as ASUS, but still quiet...
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would you guys recommend getting the 7970 Ghz Edition than getting the GTX 670
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would you guys recommend getting the 7970 Ghz Edition than getting the GTX 670

That depends on your local prices but generally speaking a base level 7970 Ghz is more desirable then a tricked out GTX 670.
    
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That depends on your local prices but generally speaking a base level 7970 Ghz is more desirable then a tricked out GTX 670.

Well I can get a MSI Gtx 670 PE for 379.99 or I could get the XFX Radeon HD 7970 Ghz edition for 439.99

and would you ay the EVGA GTX 670 FTW Sig 2 is good when it comes to performance, temps, and how loud the fan is
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Everyone saying 7970 is better are bs'ers. 670 has proven to be better than the 7970 many times, and i'm sure it still is. Also, keep in mind that Nvidia release drivers A LOT more often than ATI, plus that they're usually more stable drivers.

If 670 was to be compared with the 7970 with the latest drivers on respective card, I'm sure the 670 would be at the very least on a tie, while having the overhand in certain games. And don't even get me started with the articles out there. I've seen many articles where 670 has the overhand, and I've also seen articles were 7970 has the slight overhand. They're basically on a tie, with 670 performing better more often, thanks to Nvidia's frequent release of new drviers.

As for manufacturer, I can recommend Gigabyte Windforce GTX 670. Great card.
Edited by KungMartin90 - 2/12/13 at 6:26pm
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post #17 of 27
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Everyone saying 7970 is better are bs'ers. 670 has proven to be better than the 7970 many times, and i'm sure it still is. Also, keep in mind that Nvidia release drivers A LOT more often than ATI, plus that they're usually more stable drivers.

I'm sure if 670 was to be compared with the 7970 with the latest drivers on respective card, I'm sure the 670 would be at the very least on a tie, while having the overhand in certain games.

As for manufacturer, I can recommend Gigabyte Windforce GTX 670. Great card.

Are you out of your mind? The 7950 is equal with the GTX 670, the 7970 at 1GHz+ DESTROYS the GTX 670 and surpases the GTX 680.
post #18 of 27
^you wish.

The 7950 is absolutely not equal to 670, you gotta be high on some heavy dope. 670 has proven many times in the past that it surpasses the 7970 in performance. And I bet it still can.
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post #19 of 27
Consider a 4GB GTX 670 as well.
I've rarely hit my VRAM limit...but if buying now, a 4GB frame buffer GPU is not a foolish option by any means.
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The 7950 is equal with the GTX 670, the 7970 at 1GHz+ DESTROYS the GTX 670 and surpases the GTX 680.
I disagree with that.
Really depends on the game but overall a 670 is a tad faster then a 7950.
The GTX's are much smoother, feel stronger and offer superior drivers IMO.
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^you wish.

The 7950 is absolutely not equal to 670, you gotta be high on some heavy dope. 670 has proven many times in the past that it surpasses the 7970 in performance. And I bet it still can.
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