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Okay.. I have beat this horse to death. Worked myself up to finally send this back unopened. My intention was to get a 7950 for around $300 (spent $338 on this ($378 - 40MIR). However, went to do the return today and found that Amazon would be charging me $9.88 return shipping. I don't have a problem with them doing return shipping because it is my fault, but honestly that is more than I thought. I am trying to debate whether the $28 savings is worth the change.

You guys think it is still worth returning? The 7950 just seems like the faster better card right now.
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i wouldn't return it if i own it.. yes 7950 is slightly better.. but if you own the card already why spend more money... and why did you go with galaxy anyway... never buy anything but sapphire, msi, gigabyte and asus man biggrin.gif. evga sometimes as well biggrin.gif
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I don't like the Galaxy cuz you can't put a block on it. If you have a FTW or a reference pcb I would say stick with it. But I'm a watercooler so... ack I wouldn't have gotten the Galaxy to begin with.
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Price, I had EVGA before.
Galaxy has a strong rep.

$338 was the top of my budget.
It is a reference 680 board.
People do put blocks on this card.
I don't.

I would essentially be losing $10
but saving $30
$338 - 10 - 300 = $28.

I just hate tossing $10
Edited by Zarich - 3/22/13 at 11:28am
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Keep the 670 imo. Either way, is it highly unlikely your game experience is going to change enough to justify the effort. If you were considering a 7970 then maybe.
    
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Well I was figuring For $300 with the msi I could OC to 1100 or 1150.. that should be fast as a ghz radeon eh?
Plus the extra Gig of ram for xfire in the future.
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Have you already applied for the rebate? If so, you may just be paying $9.88 for Amazon to tell you they can't take it back.
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i wouldn't return it if i own it.. yes 7950 is slightly better.. but if you own the card already why spend more money... and why did you go with galaxy anyway... never buy anything but sapphire, msi, gigabyte and asus man biggrin.gif. evga sometimes as well biggrin.gif

No it's not.
post #9 of 25
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I have done nothing.
No rebates, No codes.. Box arrived.. and got put on a shelf... due mainly to my indecisiveness.

I guess I am afraid.. I am afraid every game from here on out will run worse on it... meaning I spent $40 more for worse performance.
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I have done nothing.
No rebates, No codes.. Box arrived.. and got put on a shelf... due mainly to my indecisiveness.

I guess I am afraid.. I am afraid every game from here on out will run worse on it... meaning I spent $40 more for worse performance.

Keep the card! There will not be enough difference there to even tell a difference.
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