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post #21 of 24
wow, that card was $460 just last week. Now it's the first 7970 below the $400 mark. But I would definitely advise against these cards even at that price. I've had 2, both extremely low ASIC (sub-60), both terrible clockers (second couldn't even do 1100Mhz) and both had PCB warping from the lack of backplate or any kind of PCB support.
post #22 of 24
Not a bad deal, but I'd rather have a reference card.
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The 770 crushes the 7970 at that res

Not when both are OCed.
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post #23 of 24
Only reason I wouldnt buy these particular ones is because of the lack of full cover water blocks. Thats just me though haha
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post #24 of 24
Id get a 770 over a 7970, performance is really close - same with price - but future proofing is better with SLI > CF at the moment.

Unless the Never Settle bundle is something youd like - i used my bundle to recoup some of the cost of my Matrix 7970.
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