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Replace 7970 GHz with GTX 670 SLI?

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Edit: I guess I will stay with my card for now.
Edited by villain - 8/12/13 at 3:15am
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Why not just crossfire that 7970?

GTX 670 SLI is much faster (around 50%) then a single 7970 GHz so in that sense its not an bad upgrade. Sure the 2GB vram isn't the greatest but for anything up to 1440p its plenty.
    
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Getting another 7970 GHz would cost me at least $300-350. It's not an option for multiple reasons.
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What resolution are you gaming @ ?
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1200p, 2 GB of VRAM should be fine.
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1200p, 2 GB of VRAM should be fine.

Then i'd say just wait for the 9970 thumb.gif
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