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post #21 of 40
I found it a lot easier than CPU overclocking personally.

The HIS 7950 ICEQ X2 looks pretty good in my opinion.
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so the hd 7950 would be one go for
post #23 of 40
Thats what I would do
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im just asking how is the hd 7870xt comparied to the hd 7950
post #25 of 40
770. I wouldn't even consider a 7950.
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770. I wouldn't even consider a 7950.

why ?
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why ?
The drivers still blow. A buddy of mine recently purchased a 7850 as a hold over card until his 780 arrived and problems galore. I'm sure they can be corrected, but why should he have to go through the headache of getting a product to work the way it's supposed to when the competitor's product doesn't require this. It is the same thing as buying a chair with one leg shorter than the other. Sure you can put a book under the short leg, but that's not his problem. Keep in mind this is only my opinion, I couldn't care less what brand you pick.
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The drivers still blow. A buddy of mine recently purchased a 7850 as a hold over card until his 780 arrived and problems galore. I'm sure they can be corrected, but why should he have to go through the headache of getting a product to work the way it's supposed to when the competitor's product doesn't require this. It is the same thing as buying a chair with one leg shorter than the other. Sure you can put a book under the short leg, but that's not his problem. Keep in mind this is only my opinion, I couldn't care less what brand you pick.

lol. sounds like user error. go over at the 320 driver thread and see how really good nvidia drivers are. owners too shy to chime in here and express their dissatisfaction i wouldn't if i paid a premium for something and does not deliver. both sides have issues. 13.2beta 5 bork JC2 for me but was quickly fixed by beta 6.
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hey what the diffence beteewn hd 7870xt and the hd 7870 Myst Edition
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hey what the diffence beteewn hd 7870xt and the hd 7870 Myst Edition

None really, I believe they are both based on the Tahiti LE core. As for your original question, definitely go for the 7950. This Sapphire 7950 from Newegg is based on a reference 7970 pcb, and occasionally goes for as low as $260. I agree with the people saying that 2GB of VRAM may not be enough in the near future.
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