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The difference between the 7970 and the 7950 isn't very noticeable, really. That MSI 7950 could overclock to 7970 performance, pretty easily, as well.

Indeed. The 7970 is much better at GPGPU, but there isn't much of a difference in gaming.
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I see, well definitely worth looking into, thanks guys.

I'm just afraid of having to upgrade soon if I chose to buy an older card.
That said, I'd rather invest a bit more or wait a little longer to prevent that.

Btw when do the new nvidia cards come out? And will AMD prices drop if they do?
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