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Poll Results: Get an HD 7950 CrossFire or GTX 770 SLI or worth the wait for 8970/8950?

 
  • 27% (15)
    HD 7950 Crossfire (Read Post First)
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    GTX 770 SLI (Read Post First)
  • 40% (22)
    Wait for HD 8000 (Read Post First)
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post #41 of 47
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Originally Posted by AlCapone View Post

Regarding compute performance, the GTX 770 beats the 7950 right now. It is a better buy if you want the most performance.

Really? The 770 is a rebranded 680, which is pretty thoroughly trounced by the 79X0 series in compute...
    
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post #42 of 47
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Originally Posted by BBEG View Post

Really? The 770 is a rebranded 680, which is pretty thoroughly trounced by the 79X0 series in compute...

You are talking about an entire different purpose for these cards. GPGPU computational power is irrelevant when discussing gaming performance. For example, the Titan has ludicrous compute performance but the 7990 beats it in games.
post #43 of 47
Edit: sorry for the double post. My phone is glitching.
post #44 of 47
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JUZTIQ View Post

Man...... thats an easy choice - At least it was for me:D

1) Buy HD7950 Crossfire now

2) Get the game bundles (when you buy 2 cards you get 2 bundles - I got that myself).

3) Sell the game bundles to your mates and make some money.

4) Keep the HD7950 crossfire which have awesome gpu power for the games today - you wont be dissapointed.

5) When the HD8000 comes out you can sell off you HD7950's and upgrade tothe HD8000.


PS:
Acutally for gaming on 1920x1080 you can stick to one HD7950 only because your cpu cannot feed 2 gpus enough to run 100% - my I5 2500K OC to 4.8 ghz runs 90% and my HD7950 OC to 1100 mhz only gets to 65% max usage on 120 hz 1920x1080........... SLI and Crossfire is only for multi-monitor set ups ( and yes..... I got crossfire because I always buy more than I need............)


http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/geforce_gtx_770_sli_review,24.html

QOUTE from above test:
Our recommendation as such is simple, with a single monitor setup like 1920x1080/1200 your maximum number of GTX 770 cards should be a maximum of one.


PPS: I have had 0 issues with my crossfire setup - Am I lucky? - No.... I dont think so - many people have crossfire without problems..... but they never post - only people with crossfire problems post which make the discussion about crossfire vs. no crossfire a bit blurred imo.

Hmm.... The problem is that I cannot sell of GPU's. I live somewhere where PS3 is called alien technology (stupid community here). So I guess it's best for me to wait it off smile.gif Thanks @JUZTIQ
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post #45 of 47
Wait for the 770 4Gb & buy a pair OR wait for the 8000 series thumb.gif
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post #46 of 47
i would not even CF or SLI as it is not showing the correct frame rates
pcper article
http://www.pcper.com/reviews/Graphics-Cards/Frame-Rating-New-Graphics-Performance-Metric

so just get a single powerful GPU GTX780 for Nivdia or 7970 for AMD
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post #47 of 47
i would not even CF or SLI as it is not showing the correct frame rates
pcper article
http://www.pcper.com/reviews/Graphics-Cards/Frame-Rating-New-Graphics-Performance-Metric

so just get a single powerful GPU GTX780 for Nivdia or 7970 for AMD
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