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This entire argument is irrelevant, considering the fact that you can OC the 780 too.

I want to punch people in the face when they say "well if I overclock my XX, it will be faster than your YY at stock speeds so obviously blah blah blah".

Protip, YY can be overclocked too.

The point of overclocking was to make something slow faster so you dont spent more money to update.Now its a hobby too but i overclocked so i can skip the next generation of cards.With these 7970s on january i will have spent 2 years without updating. Thats amazing that i can compete with the 780.
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The point of overclocking was to make something slow faster so you dont spent more money to update.Now its a hobby too but i overclocked so i can skip the next generation of cards.With these 7970s on january i will have spent 2 years without updating. Thats amazing that i can compete with the 780.

That's amazing that you can compete with 'stock' tongue.gif
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The point of overclocking was to make something slow faster so you dont spent more money to update.Now its a hobby too but i overclocked so i can skip the next generation of cards.With these 7970s on january i will have spent 2 years without updating. Thats amazing that i can compete with the 780.

With ONE card.
 
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That's amazing that you can compete with 'stock' tongue.gif

Does your GTX480 compete witha 7970?
 
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Does your GTX480 compete witha 7970?

Erm, when did I have a 480?
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That's amazing that you can compete with 'stock' tongue.gif

With my gpus i dont only compete with stock.

Now if you move to 3 gpus.

http://www.3dmark.com/hall-of-fame-2/fire+strike+3dmark+score+performance+preset/version+1.1/3+gpu

Either way its a good card but its not for the guys that have already 7970/680
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Erm, when did I have a 480?

wow..........................
 
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The point of overclocking was to make something slow faster so you dont spent more money to update.Now its a hobby too but i overclocked so i can skip the next generation of cards.With these 7970s on january i will have spent 2 years without updating. Thats amazing that i can compete with the 780.
According to this you don't stand a chance of competing.

http://gpuboss.com/gpus/Radeon-HD-7970-vs-GeForce-GTX-780

Not that I place any stock in that website, really. I see the other benchmarks available too. But still, look at the percentage. There is nothing terribly special there, you are comparing the 7970 to a card one generation newer, and it is one generation worth of performance slower. I don't find that significant at all. People are still rolling heavily overclocked 580s that are "competing" with the 680 much in the same way that you are "competing" with the 780.
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Yeah, if you have 7970s/680s, I agree, not much point in upgrading this time around smile.gif
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wow..........................

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