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So, I was thinking about upgrading my 2 years old 6950, but looking at the benchmarks of the 7950, I'm not amazed with the performance increase at all, and I have doubts if the upgrade is worth the money. Of course, the 6950 I have can also be upgraded to a 6970 with a bios flash but there hasn't been a need for it as of yet. Nvidia graphics cards are not an option since they're ridiculously over priced here in Croatia, compared to good old ATI/AMD cards.
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If there hasn't been a need for the 6970 flash then there is no need to upgrade. That 1gb does look ugly, but you could probably hold out.

The 7950 is fairly old now. Wait for the 8000 series.

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yes, kinda late in the game. just wait for the next gen. i am amazed at my 7770 just for 1080. looks just as pleasing as my 7970 even with less eye candy.
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