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at at080p you will outperform a gtx titan

At any resolution, assuming perfect optimization and no RAM limitations, they will outperform a Titan. Dual-GPU solutions are always a better value than single cards. $400 for a pair of 7950s or $600 for a 780?

Worth it? I'll go with yes because it will last you a longer time than a new GPU and for a much better price.
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With a single monitor at 1080 there is going to be very little boost, now multiple screens or a higher resolution, yes you would notice a difference. You need to ask your self if you have any games that aren't maintaining a constant 60 fps, if there are none then the upgrade would not be noticeable due to you monitor being 60hz.

Could future proof him for future releases, though. And he wouldn't have to spend more on something like the R9 series, due to having two 7950's rocking in his system.

Edit: Future releases = future games. Didn't want to confuse that with future gen GPU's.
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Well I dont have the room for another monitor (college student redface.gif) and I play games such as Rome 2 total war, BF3, BF4( very soon biggrin.gif) and other not so demanding ones.

How is crossfire in games? Is it easy to set up? (never done a xfire/sli before )
Not sure if it still exist but I remember a while back xfire was pretty darn bad for some games. Have recent patches updates the performance/efficiency?
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Well I dont have the room for another monitor (college student redface.gif) and I play games such as Rome 2 total war, BF3, BF4( very soon biggrin.gif) and other not so demanding ones.

How is crossfire in games? Is it easy to set up? (never done a xfire/sli before )
Not sure if it still exist but I remember a while back xfire was pretty darn bad for some games. Have recent patches updates the performance/efficiency?

Xfire scales quite well, especially in recent months with the prototype Xfire drivers by AMD. You might encounter some stuttering issues, but it's pretty solid. I prefer SLI but Xfire is just fine.
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I did, About a week ago

NO REGRETS thumb.gif

Xfire is MUCH better with the latest drivers from AMD. Worth getting if you can get a second card at a good price. They have dropped quite a bit since release, hence my own decision wink.gif
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I'm kinda starting to lean towards getting it lol

I wanted Crysis 3, Dirt is always a fun game to play, and I can choose 2 other games from that AMD bundle list.

It really makes the $200 w/ rebate seem like a very good deal.



Now I'm just curious if I should wait a couple weeks for AMD's new RX series to roll out to see if theres more of a price drop
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I would say wait until the 18th and if prices don't drop, then grab it at that point in time, if they drop before that, grab it ASAP.
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there wont be a price drop since R9 270X is 200usd
Wanted: Wanted: R9 290/X/R9 390/X
$165 (USD) or best offer
  
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$165 (USD) or best offer
  
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