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Choosing between 670 and 7970

post #1 of 28
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Like the title is implying I am wondering what card to choose.

These are the 7970 I am thinking of :

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202001
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125439

And this is the 670 I was looking at :

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130843

If you guys could help me out choosing between those.

Telling me which and why one would be better.
I plan on running games on ultra 1080p. Will probably one day go SLi/Crossfire and I want to go double monitor.

Thanks, if other information is required let me know.!biggrin.gif
Edited by akaNaga - 3/29/13 at 5:22pm
post #2 of 28
I vote for the 7970 but it depends on which games you play.

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post #3 of 28
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Was mainly thinking of, Battlefield 4, League of Legends, Bioshock Infinite(If getting 7970), Arma III(would play alot) and other games that my current pc can't run frown.gif. But yeah if other questions just ask wink.gif!
post #4 of 28
The 7970 is the better value as you get Crysis 3 and Bioshock Infinite as part of the deal.

389.99 after $20 MIR: http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?name=AT-H7970CB&c=FR&pid=48ea0fa90a59863bc2ba776cb48841075765b1373f06ac44f43c737e3f58559d
Edited by 8bitG33k - 3/29/13 at 7:11pm
post #5 of 28
1080p will be cakewalk for either of those cards. I tried a 670 vs a 7950 and I did notice that the 670 had much smoother framerate, having said that Amd had various driver updates geared towards this issue. The 7970 will give you more raw power over the 670, due to it being Amd's flagship single gpu card.
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post #6 of 28
7970 is the better card
post #7 of 28
GTX 670 has less memory bandwidth, less memory, less performance and is same price

My vote is for the Sapphire HD 7970 dual-X


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SAPPHIRE 100351SR Radeon HD 7970 3GB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card OC with Boost

$409.99 ($389.99 after $20.00 rebate card) Includes Crysis 3 and Bioshock Infinite





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670 will offer a better game play experience, better SLI performance, and better drivers while consuming half the power and running much cooler and quieter. The 7970 is a bit more stutters and a power pig but you get free games. biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by coachmark2 View Post

670 will offer a better game play experience, better SLI performance, and better drivers while consuming half the power and running much cooler and quieter. The 7970 is a bit more stutters and a power pig but you get free games. biggrin.gif

Half the power?I doubt it. The max probably will be 50 watt. Cooler and quieter when we talk about custom models? Probably around the same temps
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7970 > 680
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