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post #11 of 25
Go with the Gigabyte. You will not regret unless you might find a better deal around. AMD has come a long way, they are really stepping there game up.
Or go with the Reference if you plan to W/C later on. Reference coolers are not all that bad. I mean they still cool the GPU. biggrin.gif
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post #12 of 25
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Go with the Gigabyte. You will not regret unless you might find a better deal around. AMD has come a long way, they are really stepping there game up.

Don't go Gigabyte for 7970(most of their new 7950s have the same problem), those Windforce 3X 7970s are voltage locked and will have problem getting over 1050-1100mhz. Get a reference MSI/Diamond or Sapphire if you want aftermarket cooling.
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I would get a gtx 670
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Originally Posted by sherlock View Post

Don't go Gigabyte for 7970(most of their new 7950s have the same problem), those Windforce 3X 7970s are voltage locked and will have problem getting over 1050-1100mhz. Get a reference MSI/Diamond or Sapphire if you want aftermarket cooling.

doh.gif forgot about the voltage lock. Your right screw Gigabyte and get reference.
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i LUVz my msi card, don;t think I will ever buy another brand of card, except for maybe evga, i hear good things bout those cards, mostly
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post #16 of 25
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Originally Posted by sherlock View Post

Don't go Gigabyte for 7970(most of their new 7950s have the same problem), those Windforce 3X 7970s are voltage locked and will have problem getting over 1050-1100mhz. Get a reference MSI/Diamond or Sapphire if you want aftermarket cooling.

i did just kick my self in the head now ]=


they only
reference card that my shops offer is the sapphire one
wich cost same as the gtx670 windforce 2


i will sell them anyway next year to buy maxwell series ...
so i think i wont oc any of those cards....

so in this case 670 will be the way to go?
post #17 of 25
Get the Gigabyte Windforce 670, OR if you want to go to AMD, then buy a 7950. The 7950 I recommend is MSI HD 7950 TF III Boost Edition ( if you can find one ). 7970 in your country is quite expensive, though. T_T
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post #18 of 25
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Get the Gigabyte Windforce 670, OR if you want to go to AMD, then buy a 7950. The 7950 I recommend is MSI HD 7950 TF III Boost Edition ( if you can find one ). 7970 in your country is quite expensive, though. T_T

there is big diffrents to buy 670 windforce with 2 fans? or to buy the edeition with 3 fans wich cost more 40$
post #19 of 25
Don't Worry.

I use 7970 CF and it play very well in most games thumb.gif
post #20 of 25
the windforce3x (3 fan design) has a much better/larger heatsink and cooler. lower temps. as for GTX 670 vs HD 7970 why haven't you considered HD 7950 boost . at the same clocks HD 7950 is 3 - 5% slower than HD 7970. but costs 80 - 100 dollars lesser. get a sapphire, his or msi card. they have unlocked voltage and good cooler.

http://www.legionhardware.com/articles_pages/his_7970_iceq_xsup2_ghz_edition_7950_iceq_xsup2_boost_clock,3.html
http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/his_radeon_7950_x_iceq_review,1.html
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/HIS/HD_7950_X2_Boost/31.html

which country are you from ?
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