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i can get a Brand new Msi GTX 670 for £180 with 2 free games
,used sapphire 7950 for £160
or another XFX 7850 for £150
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i can get a Brand new Msi GTX 670 for £180 with 2 free games
,used sapphire 7950 for £160
or another XFX 7850 for £150

buy new. why buy used if the price difference is almost nill?headscratch.gif
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post #13 of 15
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i want to get a new GPU, my choices

1. Grab another 7850 for £150 and go crossfire (bad price but i want a matching card
2. Sell current 7850 & get a Sapphire 7950 3GB
3. Sell current 7850 & get a Msi Gtx 670 2GB PE
4. Wait until Amd announce 9000 just in case prices drop (im impatient)

and at the same clocks which has better avg performance, GTx 670 or 7950

HD 7950 or GTX 670. at the same clock HD 7950 is faster. but GTX 670 cards clock higher on average. so they end up equal at avg OC. HD 7950(1150 Mhz) = GTX 670(1250 mhz). the advantage with HD 7950 is the 1GB extra VRAM and also the 3 free games. BF4 could be added to the list of free games in Oct. so thats something worth considering. if you get HD 7950 wait till Oct to redeem game coupons. btw no point in buying used HD 7950 with such a small price diff. you are better off selling the games if you don't want them.
Edited by raghu78 - 9/7/13 at 12:22am
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i agree, but i have decided to wait untill amds next gen cards, maybe i will be able to get something better for the for cheaper
Edited by DizzlePro - 9/7/13 at 5:10am
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post #15 of 15
You could always grab the second 7850 for cheap and then wait for next gen prices to drop a little bit. I am getting great numbers with my CF set up.
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