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As you can see in my rig i have a xfx 7950 and with the new prices on them i was really tempted to buy another for crossfire. After looking online i found on kijiji that someone in my area is selling a xfx 7970 for $230. i want to know what you guys think. buy a new 7950 or try and get this 7970.
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post #2 of 10
BTW you can Crossfire HD 7950 + HD 7970 together.
7970 at $230 is hard to beat but make sure it is not a dud or voltage locked.
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Go for crossfire 7950s I would say, you'll have better performance than with a singular 7970, as can be seen in many benchmarks.
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i know i can crossfire them but i was wondering if its worth it to buy a used 7970 over a new 7950.
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if you buy it used make sure its fine and u see it working in the system, check the temperatures on it when its running games.
    
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i plan to crossfire with the 7970 btw
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tillmander View Post

i know i can crossfire them but i was wondering if its worth it to buy a used 7970 over a new 7950.

Clock-for-clock HD 7970 is up to 7% faster.
It is worth it when :-
1- The card still has warranty.
2- Make sure it is voltage unlocked .
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I'm talking to the owner of the 7970 right now and he said he would go down to $200. woo hoo now just need to make sure there is no issues with it.
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he says he doesn't think its voltage locked and that he has a picture of the original receipt and warranty until next year.
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if he can give u the receipt thats amazing go get it
    
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