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But then your limited to 2gb of bandwidth regardless if Im not mistaken.

true.. I narrowed down my decision between 7870 taihi LE crossfire or 7950CF.
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For that resolution i would recommend a single 7970 over a pair of 7870's
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But then your limited to 2gb of bandwidth regardless if Im not mistaken.

true.. I narrowed down my decision between 7870 taihi LE crossfire or 7950CF.
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Absolutely the 7950. Order one and have a friend order the other. That way newegg doesn't lump the game codes together and screw you out of the 2 codes you paid for. Shipping wont be any different and rebates will be the same. Not sure if newegg lumps codes or if you get them when you register the cards for sure? Would have to ask someone who has used the promotion but thats an easy way to recoup the extra cost and you get 3gb and a pretty big boost in performance. Check out the unigine valley benches to see what people are getting out of 7870cf and 7950cf
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post #46 of 55
The 7950's are beastly cards. If you're looking to pick up two cards right now, I would scramble the cash together to pick up the 7950 Xfire setup.

If I didn't have my GTX 670 SLI setup already, I would buy dual 7950's.
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post #47 of 55
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The 7950's are beastly cards. If you're looking to pick up two cards right now, I would scramble the cash together to pick up the 7950 Xfire setup.

If I didn't have my GTX 670 SLI setup already, I would buy dual 7950's.

do you think my i7 920 4ghz would handle 7950CF without bottleneck?
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post #48 of 55
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I can't really buy one from newegg because they charge me tax.

What do you guys think about this one?

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=7542562&CatId=7387

it's sapphire 7950 3GB $259.99 after $40 rebate.
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post #49 of 55
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do you think my i7 920 4ghz would handle 7950CF without bottleneck?

I don't know enough about that topic to really answer the question sufficiently for you weirdsmiley.gif
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post #50 of 55
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I can't really buy one from newegg because they charge me tax.

What do you guys think about this one?

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=7542562&CatId=7387

it's sapphire 7950 3GB $259.99 after $40 rebate.

Very nice deal thumb.gif

& your oc'ed D0 can handle them in CF easily.
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