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What about the 7970 I was talking to some people who said it was teh best bang for buck card out there

Best buck would be 7950CF
Simply can't beat price/performance

CF fix should be coming some time next month or the month after
Current CF performance really isn't that bad, just the frame time problem, but you can use radeon pro to help solve those problems for the time being.
Single card time frames have been fixed already (and better then nvidia) and what we have seen of the CF driver, it as well will get a nice fix.

Even at stock a 7950CF will blow past what a Titan can do. You can get Two 7950's for less then a GTX780 and it comes with a bunch of games.
Sell the games on Ebay and you have yourself one cheap set of cards.



You would have to be a nvidia fanboy to deny this ^
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Im only looking for one card so ya is there a good psu you know of for a good price
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Last CFX setup? 2x 7970 Lightnings, both of which were killed by EK blocks. I am not bashing the cards, and they certainly have their strong points, but I PERSONALLY appear to be extremely sensitive to frame time variations. It's something that I can not NOT notice.
   
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In order of performance:
2x 670's
1x 780
1x 680
1x 7970

The benefit with the Nvidia cards is they don't have that constant, migraine inducing stuttering.
Most agree the 7970 is superior to the 680.
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In order of performance:
2x 670's
1x 780
1x 680
1x 7970

The benefit with the Nvidia cards is they don't have that constant, migraine inducing stuttering.
Most agree the 7970 is superior to the 680.
7970GHZ > GTX 680 > 7970
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7970GHZ > GTX 680 > 7970

this is true, at stock

for someone overclocking a 7970 is the same thing as a 7970GHZ, you could really just save yourself some money by getting that.
7970 still is going to win in the overclock game compared to gtx680
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my 680 (DCII TOP) is a beast and I'm on stock BIOS so there are exceptions to the rule..
I can clock it too.
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Ok Juub I did my research it says 2 gtx 670s can max out crysis 3 two 770s can also but at 50-60 frames with shadows off and im fine with that. Plus one gtx 680 can run it at 45-50 frames which also fine for me. I just want the game to run smooth.
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7970GHZ > GTX 680 > 7970
Yeah, sure at stock clocks. Who buys a 500$ card and doesn't overclock?
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Ok Juub I did my research it says 2 gtx 670s can max out crysis 3 two 770s can also but at 50-60 frames with shadows off and im fine with that. Plus one gtx 680 can run it at 45-50 frames which also fine for me. I just want the game to run smooth.
A single 680 getting 45-50 fps with everything maxed? I'd be surprised.



As you can see, this chart shows it hovers around 30 fps most of the time. With my overclocked EVGA 670, I get around 20-25.

Edit: This chart is from February, but do the 320.18 make that much of a difference? I haven't tested with them yet. I'm almost sure you're not getting a smooth framerate for Crysis 3 with a 680 unless you massively overclock it. It just can't take such a game with everything turned up. You can get 30 or maybe get an average of 40 with overclock but I don't think there is a way to get constant 45-50. If there is, I'd be very much interested to see it.

This is a March test. Again, 30 fps with 1920x1080, Very High everything and 8x MSAA.

http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/2013/03/15/crysis-3-performance-analysis/4

Edit: So unless you settle for very little or no AA, you won't get 45-50 fps.
Edited by Juub - 5/31/13 at 4:55pm
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Im planning to overclock.
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