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What? GTX 670 is a downgrade from a 7850? please tell me you are joking.
Those cards are not even in the same league. At stock GTX 670 is almost pretty even with a 7970 (925 MHz) at 1920x1080. so how exactly a GTX 670 can be a downgrade?
7850 can't even beat a GTX 660 vanilla.

 

Read it again.  I said that I think that it might be a downgrade.  I am making a guess based on the comparison between the 7970 and GTX 680.

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Cam51037 thanks for that reply. Yeah i can max out BF3 on my 7850, but as soon as i enable msaa it starts to struggle.

Bao28 I'd love to add another and crossfire, but i have a 1gb card and feel the 1gb would be a bottleneck =/
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Why would you upgrade that card with another card from this gen. If you want an actual upgrade then get a 690 or a titan.

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A 7970 can go for £300 and it beats a GTX 670 and even beats a GTX 680 a little bit.

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post #15 of 58
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Why would you upgrade that card with another card from this gen. If you want an actual upgrade then get a 690 or a titan.

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That's probably way out of his budget, and is nowhere near relevant to the topic of this thread, lol.

Basically anything 7950+/670+ is an upgrade to the OP, doesn't mean he needs to get the best card on the market, especially with the prices of those cards.
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post #16 of 58
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Read it again.  I said that I think that it might be a downgrade.  I am making a guess based on the comparison between the 7970 and GTX 680.

Oops I got it now biggrin.gif . sorry about the misunderstanding...
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?

That's probably way out of his budget, and is nowhere near relevant to the topic of this thread, lol.

Basically anything 7950+/670+ is an upgrade to the OP, doesn't mean he needs to get the best card on the market, especially with the prices of those cards.

 

Exactly.

 

Like AciPunkEx said in his original post:  a £300 video card is only £190 out of pocket after selling his 7850.  That's why I'm recommending the 7970.

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post #18 of 58
AMD is where it's at atm. 670/680 sucks when compared to 7970/7950. pains me to say this (coming from a guy who owns two gtx 680's)
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I'd wait until the AMD 8000 series is out.

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A 7970 would be a better upgrade because for some things, it's a little better than the GTX 680.  I think a GTX 670 might be a sidegrade or maybe even a downgrade.

By no means is a 670 a downgrade or sidegrade to a 7850 , you must be confused tongue.gif it's an "upgrade" in all possible scenarios , but the OP is better off with a 7950 thumb.gif
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