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Is it worth the time effort to exchange my new ASUS 7970 DirectCU II for an ASUS R9 280X DirectCU II?

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Just like the title says I was wondering if it was worth the time/effort to exchange my new ASUS 7970 DirectCU II for an ASUS R9 280X DirectCU II?

Now I paid $289.99 for the 7970 so is the extra $110 plus all the hassle that goes into a doing exchange really going to be that much of a benefit to me?
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110$? the 280X is 310...
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Originally Posted by Jindaman View Post

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Agreed. No benefit at all for $110. 7970 is supported by Mantle so really the only thing you are losing out on as far as I know is the name plus a little clock boost which if you cared could be made up in overclocking.
 
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I dont really see a benefit apart from a newer tech (although same gpu) for $110 for me is worth it lol v plus dx11.2


Well 7970 is 280x so its the same although it will have a higher sell value after two years or such.
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Originally Posted by 50shadesofray View Post

110$? the 280X is 310...

Well at nicx.com the ASUS R9 280X DirectCU II is $339.99. er-go 289.99 subtract 339.99 is 110

So there would be a $110 difference for me to make up

http://ncix.com/products/?sku=91975&vpn=R9280X-DC2T-3GD5-V2&manufacture=ASUS


Also thanks everyone...looks I am just going to stick the the 7970 thumb.gif
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