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Ah thats awesome thanks! I checked the prices a while back but it looks like they moved a bit which is always nice! Is the performance difference between the 7850 and 7870XT much?
yes, but if your budget is 150GBP and you're trying to stick to it you need to sell the games that come with the HD7870XT to get there wink.gif
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Sapphire HD 7870 XT is an excellent card. at stock speeds matches HD 7950(800 Mhz) and should be close to 35% faster than stock HD 7850. overclocked to 1.2 Ghz the HD 7870 Tahiti LE matches HD 7970(925 Mhz). the sapphire card has a good cooler. outstanding price perf at 185 pounds. go for it. thumb.gif

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Sapphire-11199-20-20G-CrossFireX-Multi-GPU-Technology/dp/B00AX2ONI0/
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Screw the budget, i think thats the one then. Everything i've seen, seems to suggest its a steal at 185!
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Damn, looks like the PSU i want doesn't have the right connectors so i might have to get the 7850...or just wait a little while longer if i can stomach that.
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Damn, looks like the PSU i want doesn't have the right connectors so i might have to get the 7850...or just wait a little while longer if i can stomach that.
??? How is that possible, it should only take a 16pin and an 8 pin...
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Like the PCI-E power connectors, that card needed two if im thinking correctly.
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Like the PCI-E power connectors, that card needed two if im thinking correctly.
Umm no. Every single card on the market uses ONE SINGLE PCI-E connector on the mobo. The amount of pin connectors is the only thing that varies. As well as actual physical case slots used.
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Umm no. Every single card on the market uses ONE SINGLE PCI-E connector on the mobo. The amount of pin connectors is the only thing that varies. As well as actual physical case slots used.

Sorry im being an idiot, thats what i meant thumb.gif
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Sorry im being an idiot, thats what i meant thumb.gif
No problems dude. Everyone has their imadumbass moments.
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