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Which card has the most power between these two cards:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202007
and
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127675

I think for the price the HD 7950 is the better Price/performance card, but what do you all think?
post #2 of 22
I would go with the 7950,they tend to overclock better than the 670,atleast in my case,and you do get 3gb VRAM. 7950 best bang for your buck.
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post #3 of 22
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Originally Posted by Jamaican Reaper View Post

I would go with the 7950,they tend to overclock better than the 670,atleast in my case,and you do get 3gb VRAM. 7950 best bang for your buck.

+1 I usually recommend 7950 if it's the only card you'll grab between the two and you don't need the CUDA cores for anything nor care for physx.
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post #4 of 22
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Thats what i was thinking, i would think that with 3gb 384 bit gddr5 the 7950 would out perform the gtx 670
post #5 of 22
Personally real world use you really can't tell the difference unless your one of those "get the very last ounce of performance out of your hardware types" either one will suit you just fine. Now after saying that i went with the 7950 just for the fact that they usually have the better price for performance.
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post #6 of 22
yeah go with the HD 7950. better price perf. also unless you really need the SAPPHIRE FLEX feature for triple monitor support without needing displayport go for the sapphire hd 7950 boost for USD 310 (290 after rebate). reference HD 7950 PCB. unlocked voltage and good cooler. make sure you can fit the card as its 290 mm long.

http://www.sapphiretech.com/presentation/product/?cid=1&gid=3&sgid=1157&pid=1713&psn=&lid=1&leg=0
http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?name=AT-7950BST

another good option is MSI HD 7950 TF BE (960 mhz) for USD 325. unlocked voltage and good cooler

http://www.msi.com/product/vga/R7950-TF-3GD5-OC-BE.html
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127734
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don't forget, you get free popular games as well....
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post #8 of 22
The 7950 is clearly the best bang for the buck but i would go with the 670 since there are some driver issues with the catalyst. Nvidia doesn't have such issues.
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post #9 of 22
Grab whichever is cheaper...

With the game bundle, it's hard to pass up the 7950 for most. Out of those two, definitely the 7950. I kind of dislike reference 670s
 
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After RMAing two HD 7950s (hardware and driver issues) and having issues with a 7970, I went for a 670. Haven't really looked back tbh. Sure, HD 7950 has better price/performance, but I'll stick with green team.

On paper, the 7950 is better. But from my personal experience I'm staying far away from AMD.
 
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