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Would the power supply in my sig be sufficient for any of the above cards, rated 650 watts.
 

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some examples of cards i could find

EVGA 570 HD $150 USD
http://www.overclock.net/t/1378457/evga-570-hd


Powercolor 7870 Myst Edition $209
http://www.overclock.net/t/1390202/powercolor-7870-myst-edition


newegg price and this card is built using the Tahiti LE GPU which is a light version of the 7950/7970 GPU's
[URL=http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131484


Ya I've been really tempeted by the first two earlier, just haven't yet. Is the 7870's really better than the 6950-70's

thoose ones i listed based on the Tahiti LE GPU comes close to 7950's so yeah better than 6950/70's.. they have about 300 more shaders than regular 7870's

650W is more than enough wattage.
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post #13 of 54
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Ya I've been really tempeted by the first two earlier, just haven't yet. Is the 7870's really better than the 6950-70's

yes. check this out (compare graphics score) . . .

7870 oc'ed

http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/6549166

7950 stock

http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/6543975

edit: i just saw some 7870s come with 1100/1200 out the box.
Edited by rdr09 - 5/10/13 at 8:14pm
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i know my mis tf III 7950 is MUCH better than my 7770's were biggrin.gif
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post #15 of 54
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Wow thanks guy's I was really considering a 6950-70 but now I'm thinking what's the point. I'll just have to wait a little for the extra cash, but I think it will be worth it.smile.gifThanks for the input peoples
 

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post #16 of 54
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Wow thanks guy's I was really considering a 6950-70 but now I'm thinking what's the point. I'll just have to wait a little for the extra cash, but I think it will be worth it.smile.gif Thanks for the input peoples

 

your welcome and it will be worth to spoend a little more on a decent card and new if since you can get free games with some cards wink.gif
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I will buy some things used, but there are just some things that I prefer not too, and a graphics card is one of them. As stubass said, save a little and buy a nice new big bad video card. You will more than likely get a few games with it and to further offset the cost you could turn around and sell them on EBay, which is what I did with a few of the ones I got. My 7950 was ~$315. I sold 2 games for $50 a piece bringing my total to $215 for an amazing video card! thumb.gif
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I will buy some things used, but there are just some things that I prefer not too, and a graphics card is one of them. As stubass said, save a little and buy a nice new big bad video card. You will more than likely get a few games with it and to further offset the cost you could turn around and sell them on EBay, which is what I did with a few of the ones I got. My 7950 was ~$315. I sold 2 games for $50 a piece bringing my total to $215 for an amazing video card! thumb.gif


Yeah but Ilove me some free games, haha!

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Yeah but Ilove me some free games, haha!
I do too, that's why I kept Crysis 3 biggrin.gif
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I do too, that's why I kept Crysis 3 biggrin.gif

Ya I'll probably be getting this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202030 or 7870 MYST( I've been checking out some of the benchmarks and this thing is almost on par with 7950's and 670, 680's [ Thanks to 'stubass' and 'rdr09') thumb.gif!

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