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Help me pick a new GPU! i'm torn! (Budget Wise)

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I'm coming from a dead Radeon 6850 btw. (burrowing a 5750)

With
280 - 249.99 - 7950 Rebrand (<-- dont know if this is a later to be released card or not)
270X - 199.99 - 7870 Rebrand
270 - 149.99 - 7850 rebrand (<-- dont know if this is a later to be released card or not)
260x - 139.99

I need something for 180-250 bucks.. Should i just go with a 7950 Boost with the 3GB ram over the 270x?? for 180-200 bucks and if so which one? Newegg/Amazon. I saw the Sapphire/MSI/and PowerColor one,, and PowerColor looks the best. (I rather have 3GB of Video Ram over 2GB for future proof)

Thank you appreciate it.


P.S. Currently Looking At.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131458 or
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131499
Edited by TrevBlu19 - 9/25/13 at 4:38pm
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Originally Posted by TrevBlu19 View Post

With
280 - 249.99 - 7950 Rebrand (<-- dont know if this is a later to be released card or not)
270X - 199.99 - 7870 Rebrand
270 - 149.99 - 7850 rebrand (<-- dont know if this is a later to be released card or not)
260x - 139.99

What does that mean?
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I think you better wait for the new amd cards to come out - then make a decision then.

Prices will then be better thumb.gif
post #4 of 5
Wait couple of weeks. New amd linw up is coming. But dor around 250 I'd pick A 7970 over a 7950 rebrand.
Also with mantle coming to the game seems like 7970 will even get a bigger market share
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Thanks guys, i think i willl wait for a 280x. smile.gif
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