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post #11 of 17
There is a sapphire hd 7950 for 250usd ar
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post #12 of 17
I'd go with the 760 personally. The VRAM won't be an issue at 1080, and the 760 generally outperforms the 7950 (though marginally), both at stock and OCed.

Either would be a good choice though. The EVGA acx cooler is my recommendation.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130932
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post #13 of 17
MSI 7950 TFIII $225 shipped from [H]ard's FS forum used. I bought one for a buddy if mine from him already, hard to beat it at that price. thumb.gif
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I'd go with the 760 personally. The VRAM won't be an issue at 1080, and the 760 generally outperforms the 7950 (though marginally), both at stock and OCed.

Either would be a good choice though. The EVGA acx cooler is my recommendation.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130932

"Stock", Yes, both OC'd? No. I think the 760 is a great value but if you're looking to OC the 7950 will reaching a higher ceiling and should give 7970/770 performance relatively easy.
Edited by Junkboy - 7/28/13 at 6:08pm
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post #14 of 17
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Best community ever. Ill stick with my HD 6850 until BF4 and keep my eye out for local or marketplace deals for a 7950 since they have been out longer.

Thanks Guys, biggrin.gif
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Best community ever. Ill stick with my HD 6850 until BF4 and keep my eye out for local or marketplace deals for a 7950 since they have been out longer.

Thanks Guys, biggrin.gif
VonLeon

Not a bad idea. It'll give you some time to save some more money, plus by then AMD's next generation of cards should be added into the mix thumb.gif
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post #16 of 17
Try and get a used 7950! smile.gif the marketplace here is pretty good, just keep your eye out for a card you want, before it gets snatched!
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post #17 of 17
OP go with Sapphire HD 7950 for USD 260 (240 after mail in rebate). good cooler and unlocked voltage. average overclocks of 1100 - 1150 mhz.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202026

HD 7950(1.15 Ghz) is faster than GTX 760 (1.3 Ghz)

http://hardocp.com/article/2013/07/02/msi_n760_tf_2gd5oc_gtx_760_overclocking_review/5
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