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post #11 of 24
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Originally Posted by rdr09 View Post

the 2GB for $400? don't think so. lol

For 1080P the 2GB excuse is irrelevant. The 770 crushes the 7970 at that res
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post #12 of 24
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For 1080P the 2GB excuse is irrelevant. The 770 crushes the 7970 at that res

don't care. i play 1080 with my $85 HD7770. lol
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post #13 of 24
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Originally Posted by Stay Puft View Post

Return them and grab a 770. You'll be much happier

If you can give me some benchmarks that are not biased, I will do that, but without that information I won't return them.
post #14 of 24
The 7970 pretty much stomps the 770 http://anandtech.com/bench/Product/829?vs=768
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post #15 of 24
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The 7970 pretty much stomps the 770 http://anandtech.com/bench/Product/829?vs=768

You're technically comparing the wrong cards, to be fair. The performance of the GTX 770 is supposed to lie between a regular Radeon 7970 and a 7970 GHz Edition. With this card at this price point, it is a viable option, though there's a rebate. You do have the advantage of getting some free games.
post #16 of 24
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You're technically comparing the wrong cards, to be fair. The performance of the GTX 770 is supposed to lie between a regular Radeon 7970 and a 7970 GHz Edition. With this card at this price point, it is a viable option, though there's a rebate. You do have the advantage of getting some free games.

I'm not following what your saying. I compared the 2 cards in question. Please explain what you mean smile.gif
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post #17 of 24
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I'm not following what your saying. I compared the 2 cards in question. Please explain what you mean smile.gif

You posted a link to the GTX 770 vs the 7970ghz edition. Those are definitely the right cards... lol

7970ghz has more VRAM and 770 is just a re-badged 680. 7970ghz is the better card, and even if the 770 beats it out slightly in some titles the 4 free games definitely makes it the superior choice in price/performance.
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post #18 of 24
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I'm not following what your saying. I compared the 2 cards in question. Please explain what you mean smile.gif

Sorry, what I meant was that just saying "the 7970" wasn't very clear. There are two variations, in a sense, so although the card you chose for the comparison relates to the one in this thread, it is not "the 7970".
post #19 of 24
Just keep your 7970 its a great buy/free games and theres no way you will regret it.
Enjoy your new card it rocks!!!
    
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post #20 of 24
I would get the 7970 over the 770 any day, gives more future proofing. Dont have to upgrade cards if you jump on the 1440p train lol.

I use almost 2.5gb of vram on skyrim @ 1440p modded to hell ofc but, I like my eye candy. Only reason I play pc is to mod stuff to hell lulz
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