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Poll expired: Apr 11, 2013  
  • 95% (22)
    7790
  • 4% (1)
    6850
23 Total Votes  
post #11 of 44
Does it have to be AMD card? Id shoot for the GTX650ti Boost.
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post #12 of 44
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Yes, AMD specifically because of what I do.
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post #13 of 44
http://www.overclock.net/t/1371705/tpu-sapphire-radeon-hd-7790-dual-x-pictured-tested Found the thread they are comparing the sapphire 7790 to a few others. Based off this review I would go 7790 hell I've though about ditching my cf setup to see what fun I could have with 2x 7790 why not at the price point. Hope this helps but gl nonetheless OP.
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post #14 of 44
Fair enough then. Id say HD7790.
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post #15 of 44
OP look at getting a HD 7850 2GB. if you are on a tight budget go for 1 GB. comes with bioshock infinite and tomb raider.

Powercolor HD 7850 2GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131473

Sapphire HD 7850 1GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202004

easily overclocks to 1100 - 1150 mhz with voltage tweaking. at those speeds matches a HD 7870.
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post #16 of 44
7790 should beat the 6850...6850 was a weak card, a 5770 used to beat it, and they don't oc well.
I agree that a 7850 2gb would be ideal, or a used 6950 2gb which unlocks. Heck, a 6950 1gb or 7850 1gb would be fine for gaming at 1080p and med-high details.
post #17 of 44
Um, even the 7770 competed with the 6850 even before the 12.11 drivers added another 7% performance to the card. 7790 will kill the 6850.






Note how those results are against a 6870.

But ya, 7850 if you can get it. Even if you don't play the games, you can sell them off to someone who does.
Edited by KyadCK - 4/4/13 at 10:53pm
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post #19 of 44
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I can add an extra Ten or Twenty dollars for a 7850 I suppose ,that is what I may get instead of the other two options. thumb.gif
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Also, another Powersupply to replace the 300w that can try to power the gpu.

Update: It may not be necessary, as I just looked at the TDP of a 7850, and It matches that of a 6770 which has been powered by my psu before.??? according to:http://www.hwcompare.com/8115/geforce-gtx-460-vs-radeon-hd-6770/ and http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/amd_radeon_hd_7850_and_7870_review,7.html
Edited by Truedeal - 4/5/13 at 5:42am
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