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I appreciate all comments and your candid replay is a thumb.gif

I just wish I had gotten it before the switch and feel bad for the reviewer who got stuck with it.frown.gif Even though he seems happy enough to give it a 4.8 rating.
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Going SLI with what you already have would be a lower cost way to add quite a bit of hp to gaming. Plus you could save up for something that you really want.

What do I really want?!?
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What do I really want?!?
I meant in terms of gpu(s), maybe you're itching for high end setup, or maybe just enough powah to get by. But if you can find a sweet deal on another 560, that may be enough for you to wait out until the next gen of gpus
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I have 2 msi tf3 7950's and they are voltage locked at 1.25, got them a few weeks ago. They are the boost editions. One oc'd to 1200/1575 and the other 1175/1575 at stock volts. In cf they run perfectly stable at 1150/1575. Both have 6+6 power.

I love these cards, cant say that enough. I can play bf3 @ 6050x1200 on ultra. Only games I turn down are C3 to high, metro 2033 to high and tomb raider to ultra.

Either the msi or the sapphire cards will be a huge upgrade for you.
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I would go with the 7870 le it's a great card, overclocks really good and in the future you can upgrade to a 2nd one
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I would go with the 7870 le it's a great card, overclocks really good and in the future you can upgrade to a 2nd one

the 7870's in crossfire on paper are really good but suffer from huge performance problems in CF.
 
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the 7870's in crossfire on paper are really good but suffer from huge performance problems in CF.

I don't know what you're talking about.. I'm getting 100% scaling with my 2 7870 tahiti le's.

single card

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What do I really want?!?
I meant in terms of gpu(s), maybe you're itching for high end setup, or maybe just enough powah to get by. But if you can find a sweet deal on another 560, that may be enough for you to wait out until the next gen of gpus

Been looking for another like mine but can't find one - ANYWHERE!! GTX 560 SC 2GB
- - - - Maybe I am the only retard who wants to upgrade from a 560 tongue.gif

My purpose is to get a nice card for 275-300 and play Crysis/Metro at 40-55fps and then,

put the 560 into my i3-2130 rig that currently has an HD 5670

The 5670 (w/ box etc) will then be offered up as a freebie in classifieds to the 1st taker.smile.gif
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If your looking to save some cash and still get great performance, go with the 7870,s.
If you have no reason to save cash the 7950 is the way to go.
And if any can find a GOOD 7950 for under 300 with out rebates you better buy it, I just bought a 7870 ,
becuz I wanted ASUS or Saphire 7950, but no were was there one for under 300 worth buying.
My ASUS 7870 fricken ROCKS, for the money they go for now you cant go wrong.
I was a skeptic at first now I have one, and like I SAID befor check out a few sites that ran reviews,
You will be surprised on stock and over clocked stats that include the 7950,s.
For what you get per dollar, 7870,s are the best buy. But the 7950 are great, so up to you and your pocket book.
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I would go with the 7870 le it's a great card, overclocks really good and in the future you can upgrade to a 2nd one

Yeah M125 says he same thing but I prefer to run off one card, unless I go crazy and switch to (3) x 30" monitors by Xmas.biggrin.gif
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