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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

Not half but less wink.gif

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post #12 of 28
Definitely the 7970. They are getting folding right for AMD, drivers for smoothing and stutter issues are being worked on. They are also supposed to be releasing a driver with an on off switch for that. It's looking mighty good for the 7970.
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post #13 of 28
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Originally Posted by CloudX View Post

Definitely the 7970. They are getting folding right for AMD, drivers for smoothing and stutter issues are being worked on. They are also supposed to be releasing a driver with an on off switch for that. It's looking mighty good for the 7970.

On off switch for stuttering? biggrin.gif
post #14 of 28
$450 for a 2GB card? i would not even pay $300 for that.
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post #15 of 28
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Well you guys convinced me I'm gonna go for the 7970, but should I get the GHz edition or a non GHz edition?
post #16 of 28
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Originally Posted by akaNaga View Post

Well you guys convinced me I'm gonna go for the 7970, but should I get the GHz edition or a non GHz edition?

I would get the one I linked, its voltage Unlocked, so you can go past the Ghz edition frequencies.

(Ghz edition is just a different BIOS, you will be able to achieve much higher clocks with an unlocked voltage card) thumb.gif

THIS ONE (Click to show)


Voltage Unlocked

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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post #17 of 28
Single card: 7970 all the way

Dual cards: 670s - too much mystery surrounding true CFX performance.
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post #18 of 28
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Originally Posted by th3illusiveman View Post

Single card: 7970 all the way

Dual cards: 670s - too much mystery surrounding true CFX performance.

This is called marketing. Nobody will never be really sure if those mysteries are not exagerated. blinksmiley.gif
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post #19 of 28
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Originally Posted by akaNaga View Post

Well you guys convinced me I'm gonna go for the 7970, but should I get the GHz edition or a non GHz edition?

go for the sapphire HD 7970 OC which karlitos recommended. since you seem to be from canada get it from canadacomputers. better price than newegg. CAD 420. unlocked voltage and good cooler.

http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=43_557_558&item_id=053423

check with them if they have the game bundle. crysis 3 and bioshock infinite. if they don't have it get the card from newegg.
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post #20 of 28
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Originally Posted by th3illusiveman View Post

Single card: 7970 all the way

Dual cards: 670s - too much mystery surrounding true CFX performance.

Actually only pcper made that statement.That the cf dont increase the performance at all. Which is way far from truth. Go play on eyefinity with 1 7970 biggrin.gif

For sure there is a problem but jumping to conclusion so fast meh..
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