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Cross fired 2gb ATI Radeon 7770's or one Asus HD 7870

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I currently have 2 2gb ATI Radeon 7770's in my system, and someone is offering me an Asus HD 7870. I know Single card solutions are usually better, but I think the two might just even out in this case.

Does anyone have suggestions on what to do here? Or any benchmarks they can find between the two?

Thanks
post #2 of 5
CF/SLI have better scaling (in general) in their mid-to-high-end cards than the entry-level cards.

Performance-wise, I think a 7870 is faster than two 7770s in most games.....looking for the benches to back me up biggrin.gif
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do it. a 7870, if that can oc, can match a stock 7970. here compare your graphics score to this . . .

http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/6444910
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Only this so far comparing 7870 vs 7770 :
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/536?vs=548&

But as you can see, even if the 7770s get perfect scaling, it'll still be almost the same as the 7870.
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The 7870 is indeed starting look like the better choice here. The benchmarks you sent were helpful, but that was for a 1gb 7770. I've been looking for a good one myself and haven't found any.
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