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this HD 7970 for 330usd AR

man that is cheap. got mine for $364 (incld tax) with 3 games. might get the FC3 BD.

did 1100/1575 at stock volts. here is oc'ed easy . . .

http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/6564785

has not beat my 7950 in Valley, though.
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man that is cheap. got mine for $364 (incld tax) with 3 games. might get the FC3 BD.

did 1100/1575 at stock volts. here is oc'ed easy . . .

http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/6564785

has not beat my 7950 in Valley, though.
i think it can do 1300/1800. we'll see.
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What monitor do you have now?

What is your monitor resolution?


One single 1080p monitor, I'm pretty set on the 7970ghz edition.
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i think it can do 1300/1800. we'll see.
Should I get the ghz edition? Or can I just OC a standard 7970 to the same clocks? Ik the ghz editions are binned higher
post #25 of 36
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Should I get the ghz edition? Or can I just OC a standard 7970 to the same clocks? Ik the ghz editions are binned higher

Get the standard 7970. Ghz edition are not binned
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post #26 of 36
I would wait just a bit longer to see what the 770 does.
Currently the 680 still basically matches a 7970 so if not playing above 1600p there isn't much difference.

The 780 whoops the 7970Ghz but GTX's always costs more because of the features you get (CUDA/PhsyX) with a much more solid, reliable driver package.
If you want the best, get Nvidia. Trying to save money? AMD has good options.

The 770 might get you the best of both worlds.
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post #27 of 36
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I would wait just a bit longer to see what the 770 does.
Currently the 680 still basically matches a 7970 so if not playing above 1600p there isn't much difference.

The 780 whoops the 7970Ghz but GTX's always costs more because of the features you get (CUDA/PhsyX) with a much more solid, reliable driver package.
If you want the best, get Nvidia. Trying to save money? AMD has good options.

The 770 might get you the best of both worlds.

Where did you see that a 680 match a 7970? Even at 1080p except some games that like kepler architecture a 680 is not a match for a 7970
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Should I get the ghz edition? Or can I just OC a standard 7970 to the same clocks? Ik the ghz editions are binned higher

i don't recommend it. go to super biiz and get one with voltage unlocked with a great cooler. the powercolr i have is voltage unlocked but the air cooler is piss poor. it only cools the core. not sure which one is the best but certainly not any GHz edition.

get one with a great coler as well and replace the tim asap. ask in the the 7900 club as well to ensure which one is best at the right price.

this code might still work in Super Biiz: HONOR15 for 15% off.
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Should I get the ghz edition? Or can I just OC a standard 7970 to the same clocks? Ik the ghz editions are binned higher

Get the normal one and OC it. You will have better overclocking potential.

The GHZ editions usually have limited voltage control. (Or none). And they are not binned higher. Also, be careful because some cards are voltage locked.


These are good options

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161412

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202008
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Where did you see that a 680 match a 7970? Even at 1080p except some games that like kepler architecture a 680 is not a match for a 7970
Saying a 680 is no match for a 7970 is just biased sillyness.
The 680 and 7970 offer the same performance overall, with a very very slight edge to the 7970.


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