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Definitely the 7970s, quite a bit faster than a 690, they will overclock further and you have that 384-bit memory bus which is very good for running games at high resolutions. Which reference cards are you thinking of getting?
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well for the price, i would go for the 690 your saying you only need to add 250. check his card make sure everything runs good on it and take it.smile.gif thats what i would do
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the 7970's.. yes they are a bit hotter. but you get more FPS than the 690. and if you ever went eyefinity. you will love it
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post #14 of 96
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Originally Posted by AndyM95 View Post

Definitely the 7970s, quite a bit faster than a 690, they will overclock further and you have that 384-bit memory bus which is very good for running games at high resolutions. Which reference cards are you thinking of getting?

MSI R7970-2PMD3GD5/OC

The same one I have

My 1000 watt psu should be enough
post #15 of 96
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Reps for you all guys!!!!

So my 7970 and 250 bucks

or

430 and wait till the 7970 get back in stk.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127652&Tpk=MSI%20R7970-2PMD3GD5%2fOC&IsVirtualParent=1



So is the extra 180 bucks wothr the fps diff? How much of a diffrence?

Like I said I play alot of BF3 and Crysis.

Also I play on a 24in 144hz 1080 lcd, which I pick up today

this one

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236313&IsVirtualParent=1
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Reps for you all guys!!!!

So my 7970 and 250 bucks

or

430 and wait till the 7970 get back in stk.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127652&Tpk=MSI%20R7970-2PMD3GD5%2fOC&IsVirtualParent=1



So is the extra 180 bucks wothr the fps diff? How much of a diffrence?

Like I said I play alot of BF3 and Crysis.

Also I play on a 24in 144hz 1080 lcd, which I pick up today

this one

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236313&IsVirtualParent=1
690 if you plan on staying at 1080p, that's a great deal thumb.gif
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there so many 7970's you can use any ref card for wc.
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Get the 690, it's a good offer and you don't have to suffer from CF issues.
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there so many 7970's you can use any ref card for wc.

wc????


I think Id be better with the 690 and save 180+ bucks!
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Get the 690, it's a good offer and you don't have to suffer from CF issues.
REALLY? EH? CF ISSUES? You're lying if you say SLI doesn't have issues.
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wc????
I think Id be better with the 690 and save 180+ bucks!
No.
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