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HD 7770 efficiency

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How far can I go with this card vs the 78xx and 79xx models in comparison for gaming?
I'm no big fan of AA and settle just fine with 2x, everything above is in my eyes swag.
Overall I wish to play on high setting for various graphic options.
So far I haven't experienced any major drawbacks with this card, but meanwhile when there are like 15 characters on a single scene, I can experience lag.
Am I also right the the AA can be the biggest performance hit for a GPU when setting it high compared to other graphical options.

I'm still waiting for a 1440p 120Hz monitor.
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I woulsdn't buy the 7770 with the 7790 around the corner. But since you already have the 7700 that would be a pretty pointless upgrade. Since you're getting a 1440p screen you pretty much need to upgrade in order to not worsen the situation. Either get a 7850 or step up towards a 7970, depending on your budget.
 
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The 7770 isnt gonna excel on high settings at 1440p, nor will you see 120hz on reduced settings.
You are gonna need a more beefy card
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You will need a 660Ti/ 7870 xT minimum for 1440p
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