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2x 7790 or a 7950 which is a better buy?

post #1 of 10
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hi im setting up a new PC and my budget for a GPU is $300 my question is can a 2 7790 in xfire match the gaming prowess of a 7950 factory overclocked. as seen in review. Thanks
post #2 of 10
7950 would be a better buy because you can always xfire down the line.
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post #3 of 10
7950 /\ what he said
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7950 will always be a better buy and faster.
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post #5 of 10
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thanks. im gonna get 7950 by sunday.
post #6 of 10
7950, great card and OC like a boss.biggrin.gif
post #7 of 10
7950 please thank you have a nice day, lots of reasons witch were all said and done
post #8 of 10
Buy a Sapphire card if you can if not then a Gigabyte
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post #9 of 10
7950 or if you can get a deal try for a GTX 670 something like

MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 OC 2GB GDDR5 $348.99 Shipped


OR

PNY VCGGTX670XPB GeForce GTX 670 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 $319.99 After MIR or 339$ shipped

and if going for a 7950 then i would say the gigabyte Winforce x3 cooling under 300$ and a factory OC 900Mhz is well worth it

Gigabyte Radeon HD 7950 Windforce 900MHZ 3GB $294.99 Shipped
Hope that helped thumb.gif
Edited by Tarun - 3/21/13 at 9:39pm
post #10 of 10
get a HD 7950 without a doubt. even at stock speeds a HD 7950 boost is faster than HD 7790 CF. also a single GPU provides the most consistent performance. also 1GB VRAM on HD 7790 is too less for 1080p gaming. go for cards with unlocked voltage. Sapphire , HIS, MSI are few good options. sapphire has better VRM cooling. HIS HD 7950 iceq does not have VRM heatsinks.

http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?name=AT-7950BST
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202026
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127667
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161420
Edited by raghu78 - 3/22/13 at 2:37am
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