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gtx 670 4gb sli or 2gb or gtx 780 classified and oc the hell out of it.. im in the same boat as you and these are what im thinking of


HD7990 (which is easily better than the 780) has been dropped in price very much that the two are the same price. I would not reccomend the sli, as it will not let you upgrade later on. I would right now propose the 7990.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/6915/amd-radeon-hd-7990-review-7990-gets-official

Look at this review. The Titan and 780 have almost the same gaming performance so take the Titan as a reference and see how it fares against 7990
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gtx 670 4gb sli or 2gb or gtx 780 classified and oc the hell out of it.. im in the same boat as you and these are what im thinking of


HD7990 (which is easily better than the 780) has been dropped in price very much that the two are the same price. I would not reccomend the sli, as it will not let you upgrade later on. I would right now propose the 7990.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/6915/amd-radeon-hd-7990-review-7990-gets-official

Look at this review. The Titan and 780 have almost the same gaming performance so take the Titan as a reference and see how it fares against 7990

The thing with 7990 is that they are significantly louder than 780 and aftermarket cooled 770/7970s. According to TPU's review: 7990(45 dba), 780(36 dba reference, some aftermarket models are more quiet)

The value is good but there is tradeoff in noise level.

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The thing with 7990 is that they are significantly louder than 780 and aftermarket cooled 770/7970s. According to TPU's review: 7990(45 dba), 780(36 dba reference, some aftermarket models are more quiet)

The value is good but there is tradeoff in noise level.

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I think he would be better off with 7990, the Noise level is a tiny tiny thing to worry about, i mean, if he uses headphones while gaming, he won't hear a thing wink.gif
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I think he would be better off with 7990, the Noise level is a tiny tiny thing to worry about, i mean, if he uses headphones while gaming, he won't hear a thing wink.gif

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I think he would be better off with 7990, the Noise level is a tiny tiny thing to worry about, i mean, if he uses headphones while gaming, he won't hear a thing.

The TPU reviews also shown that 7990 have serious coil whine problems. With 7970 price dipping to $310, choosing the more expensive, nosier(than aftermarket cooled 7970) and less overclock able(due to power draw restraints & other factors) 7990 doesn't seem like the better option.

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A really big, glaring issue is the AMD HD 7990's loud coil whine. It is very noisy, audible throughout the whole room, especially at high framerates. What makes it even worse is that the pitch and volume keep changing all the time, so you will find it distracting, noticing it more than its fan noise. I asked five other colleagues and they all confirmed the card's coil whine issue, so it's not just my sample.

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