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Poll Results: 770 or 7970?

 
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    7970 Ghz Edition
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    GTX 770
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post #21 of 33
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Originally Posted by EaquitasAbsum View Post

So new dilemma... I recently saw that they are going to have the 4GB 770 come out soon. Would you guys still recommend the 7970s over the 770s. I will be going SLI/Crossfire so I am wondering if AMD has got a hold of Crossfire performance since I had my 7950s crossfired last year

IMO, i would get the 770 4gb...
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post #22 of 33
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in that case i would wait for the 8000series wink.gif

There is no 8xxx series. They are skipping the refresh and focused on the next gen die shrink. 9xxx series
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post #23 of 33
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IMO, i would get the 770 4gb...

applaud.gifYessir and if not, at least wait for AMD 8000 or 9000 series.
post #24 of 33
If you absolutely need a GPU now, then i would go with the 7970 due to the extra gigabyte of VRAM, but if you aren't in a hurry then i would wait until the HD 9000 series. These GPU's are rumored to be 20nm and complete beasts. An AMD employee (forgot the name) even said in a post on Twitter that they would have a big surprise for E3 this year. I suspect it will be the release of the 9000 series.

Just my 2 cents.
post #25 of 33
if you want to buy now go for GTX 770 4GB SLI. if you can wait for a month till CF frame pacing driver arrives HD 7970 Ghz CF is preferable. the extra bandwidth is useful at that resolution. HD 7970 Ghz CF is definitely faster at 5760 x 1080.

http://www.hardocp.com/article/2013/04/24/amd_radeon_hd_7990_video_card_review/3
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post #26 of 33
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Originally Posted by Yungbenny911 View Post

IMO, i would get the 770 4gb...

applaud.gifYessir and if not, at least wait for AMD 8000 or 9000 series.


Just make sure you check which driver you are on lolzers.
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post #27 of 33
Grab a 780 now and another in a month or so
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post #28 of 33
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Just make sure you check which driver you are on lolzers.

or else . . .

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post #29 of 33
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IMO, i would get the 770 4gb...
A 4GB 770 with only a 256bit memory bus for use in Eyefinity/Surround gaming? Yeah.... No...
Maybe it's your personal bias, but for OP's needs - I would definitely not recommend that.
post #30 of 33
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Originally Posted by Vlad7692 View Post

A 4GB 770 with only a 256bit memory bus for use in Eyefinity/Surround gaming? Yeah.... No...
Maybe it's your personal bias, but for OP's needs - I would definitely not recommend that.

Well... I prefer less stutter in my games. That's why i stated "IN MY OPINION (IMO)" (-_-)"

Both the 770 and 7970 will be practically equal in fps when overclocked on that resolution.. Or maybe 2-5 fps difference depending on the title, so i don't know what the fuss is about. The op would get good performance either ways.

Btw, Have you seen the memory clocks on the 770? We're talking 2000Mhz easy overclock. I think that makes up for the bus speed wink.gif
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