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time to replace my 480's.

should i go with two 7950's in CF, or two 670's in SLI. theres about a 200 dollar price difference. i was just wondering which one would be better for replacing my 3 way 480's?
Edited by srsparky32 - 3/3/13 at 8:25pm
 
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A 7950, no contest when it comes to pure performance, especially when overclocked to around 1.2GHz where it'll beat a single GTX 680 clocked higher.

Two of them however, well it's twice the fun! biggrin.gif
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7950 CF, and overclock them!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202006

$270 each AR plus 2 copies of crysis 3 and BioShock
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7950 CF, and overclock them!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202006

$270 each AR plus 2 copies of crysis 3 and BioShock

well i was looking at the MSI TF3 7950. lil more, but i like it better. thanks for the replies guys looks like ill get two of these and overclock the piss out of them
 
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Originally Posted by yesitsmario View Post

$270 each AR plus 2 copies of crysis 3 and BioShock
IIrc, you get Tomb Raider plus the original Never Settle bundle (Far Cry 3, Hitman Absolution, Sleeping Dogs) if you buy two. The 7950 is a beast overclocker if you get a good one. Also, I'm pretty sure the Sapphires usually fare better when overclocking. Just make sure they don't artifact when you get them (still trying to figure out if mine is the memory overclock or the gpu).
Edited by Nomoregoodnames - 3/3/13 at 8:42pm
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for a 1080p monitor get a single HD 7950 and overclock it to the max possible. msi hd 7950 twin frozr ,sapphire hd 7950, his hd 7950 iceq x2 boost are good options. these have unlocked voltage. The price on the sapphire is amazing

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202006

if you buy 2 cards you should get the never settle and never settle reloaded bundle - 6 games. thumb.gif
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well i was looking at the MSI TF3 7950. lil more, but i like it better. thanks for the replies guys looks like ill get two of these and overclock the piss out of them

Definetly a good card. I have mine crossfired with a Sapphrie Dual-x 7950. Overclocked to 1160/1600 and still going up. I'm ranked in the 30's for duel card set-ups in the Valley benchmark thread on this site. So that can give you a good idea of how good these cards are. I'm even beating some 690's in SLI. Its all luck of the draw though. My cards are good overclockers. You should participate when you get your CF setup. Its fun!

http://www.overclock.net/t/1360884/official-top-30-unigine-valley-benchmark-1-0-fill-the-form
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Definetly a good card. I have mine crossfired with a Sapphrie Dual-x 7950. Overclocked to 1160/1600 and still going up. I'm ranked in the 30's for duel card set-ups in the Valley benchmark thread on this site. So that can give you a good idea of how good these cards are. I'm even beating some 690's in SLI. Its all luck of the draw though. My cards are good overclockers. You should participate when you get your CF setup. Its fun!

http://www.overclock.net/t/1360884/official-top-30-unigine-valley-benchmark-1-0-fill-the-form

i ran the bench on my tri sli 480 setup. i got an average of 65 fps and a score of 2833. i didnt post cuz i didnt know how to take a s/s
 
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i ran the bench on my tri sli 480 setup. i got an average of 65 fps and a score of 2833. i didnt post cuz i didnt know how to take a s/s

Just press F12 at the end and it will save to C:/users/"your name"/valley. participate! Its a reall cool thread!
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