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I ask because I will be moving my motherboard, ram, and GPU to my sons computer. I will need to replace them all for my system obviously and can't really decide which route to go? I play only at 1080p

Xfire 7850/7870
7950
7970

Or 9000 series but I figure the prices starting will be CRAZY so that is probably out of the question! Thanks in advance!
post #2 of 8
No one knows - but assuming 9970 performance is in between a 780 and a Titan (and closer to the 780) i would think it would be priced closed to the former...sooooo MSRP of $650 USD.

Probably find it for ~$629.

I'm most likely totally wrong.
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The Xfire 7870 seems tempting but the 2gb of memory is really persuading me otherwise.
post #4 of 8
there was an article that said amd said less than 600... its on here (ocn) if you look for it...it's been a while since i saw it.
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That is probably gonna be out of my price range. I will have to stick to a lesser option. Now, which one to choose from... lol
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The Xfire 7870 seems tempting but the 2gb of memory is really persuading me otherwise.
2GB is fine for Xfire 7870 smile.gif
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The new cards are going to be released in about two months so I would say just wait it out and see the prices. But if I had to choose, I would definitely go with the 7950.
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the rumoured prices for HD 9970 are USD 600. HD 9950 should be USD 450 - 500. so it depends on your budget. if you have the money you might want to wait till mid-Oct and then decide.
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