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Should i wait or buy HIS 7950 IceQ X² (2x8 pci-e power) OC-ed is better then 7970 Ghz OC-ed
Also about CFX (crossfire) it have frame stuttering like SLI ? so for 2 gfx is better to buy new gtx 670/680 as it don't have stuttering frame.
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That card is good if you are running a single card set up. Crossfire is worthless, SLI is far better.
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Crossfire has gotten a lot better in recent years, so don't count it out. Both setups will have some form of frame stutter, as most, if not all mutli-card setups will have it. There will also likely be screen tearing.

As far as bang for the buck, the 7950 offers some of the best.
 
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Crossfire has gotten a lot better in recent years, so don't count it out. Both setups will have some form of frame stutter, as most, if not all mutli-card setups will have it. There will also likely be screen tearing.

As far as bang for the buck, the 7950 offers some of the best.

I had a 7950 crossfire not long ago and it was far from smooth, most games ran better with only one card. And don't even get me going on the scaling outside of benchmarks.
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Should i wait or buy HIS 7950 IceQ X² (2x8 pci-e power) OC-ed is better then 7970 Ghz OC-ed
Also about CFX (crossfire) it have frame stuttering like SLI ? so for 2 gfx is better to buy new gtx 670/680 as it don't have stuttering frame.

As far as stutter goes , Nvidia doesn't suffer as much as you would think , it's actually far less than CFX thumb.gif
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As far as stutter goes , Nvidia doesn't suffer as much as you would think , it's actually far less than CFX thumb.gif
So is better to take gtx 680 ? i can get HIS 7970 Ghz for 396€ wile cheapest gtx 680 is 448€ and HIS 7970 ghz OC way more.
Or i will be fine with just one his 7970 ghz ? i don't have 120hz monitor yet (but i am planing to)
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You want to run 2 card? get the 670 and save a little bit of money, though.
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You want to run 2 card? get the 670 and save a little bit of money, though.

Prefferably this , if you're ordering from europe you can find an EVGA 670 FTW for less than 350 euros thumb.gif
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You want to run 2 card? get the 670 and save a little bit of money, though.

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Prefferably this , if you're ordering from europe you can find an EVGA 670 FTW for less than 350 euros thumb.gif

Why GTX 670 while 7970 ghz is better + 3GB for 1440p (maybe new monitor soon) also HIS OC a bit worse then msi lightening
I am from Slovenia so all prices go for 25€+ (that price is exactly like it cost shipping to slovenia)
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