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Have not been keeping up on GPUs lately, and the 8800 I downgraded to has just died in a fiery blaze of 110C. Currently playing Mass Effect 2, SC2, C&C3, SINS, Crysis 2, and hoping to play Crysis 3 at some point. Not sure who holds the price/performance crown currently. Having skipped 4 or 5 generations, I'm clueless. Also, this will be done at 1080p, and not expanding to more than 2 monitor.
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The 78xx can max out Crysis 2 and 3?
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dman this bug lol

yes the 7870 cards built with the new Tahiti LE GPU are really proofing thier worth, taking the spot for perf / $$ away from the 7950 and OC'd come withing reach of the 7950 and well priced. this is one i recomend
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202024

or spend the extra and grab a 7950.
Edited by stubass - 2/19/13 at 10:44pm
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doubl;e post bug
Edited by stubass - 2/19/13 at 10:40pm
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post #7 of 63
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Noticing that the 7950 comes with Crysis 3...hoping it's a little more future proof than the 280 I've seen...
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That would cost slightly more than I owe on my car lol. And my 650W corsair might **** a lead brick.
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http://www.ign.com/wikis/crysis-3/System_Requirements

A 680 or 7970 is recommended for high performance in Crysis 3.

That being said, I think that at least one of those cards would be required to max it out at 1080p.

It all comes down to your budget. If you want the best bang for your buck, get the best 7950 you can within your budget. OCing it a little will give you performances similar to 7970.

If you don't have a limited budget, wait for the GeForce Titan to be released. Get one when they are available. Best single GPU out at the moment. Will beat a 680 or a 7970.

Hope this helps! thumb.gif
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