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Anyone know if this thing is worth saving 10$ off my other choices? It has more features, and a 50 mhz lower core clock than my other choices, but I've never really heard of XFX. Is it worth the buy?

I'll be able to buy a 7870 regardless of what I decide next time I get paid, I just wanna do my research and ask around before I commit to a specific card. This seems like one hell of a deal.

Any thoughts?
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I wouldn't get an XFX if it's only a $10 difference. They use low quality PCBs and VRMs. I'd spend a bit more and go for a Sapphire or Gigabyte thumb.gif
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I wouldn't get an XFX if it's only a $10 difference. They use low quality PCBs and VRMs. I'd spend a bit more and go for a Sapphire or Gigabyte thumb.gif

But saphhire and gigabyte only have blue PCB D:!

I need it to be black :\
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What about this MSI or this Asus... both would be solid choices as well.
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What about this MSI or this Asus... both would be solid choices as well.

I looked at both of those, and my next choice is actually the MSI twin frozr ghz edition. It has a full waterblock from EK, really nice stats, solid reveiws. It's just more expensive is all.
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Yeah that's the crappy part about high quality haha
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