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I would look on ebay, or as you said wait for bfriday/cmonday, for now I would probably use the 7790 and try to sell the 5850. 2 reasons.

1) 7790 will retain value for longer, so if you were to get a 7950, you could still sell the 7790 for a good amount - or use it in a decent second rig.

2) The 5850 will have more demand as a used card, I'm sure on craigslist someone in the SF area wants to through their 5850 into crossfire.

Craigslist is great, I'm in MA and meet people (mostly students in Boston) from all over the world buying and selling electronics.
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post #12 of 12
keep the HD 7790. sell the HD 5850 and once thats done you can sell the HD 7790 and get a HD 7950 . grab this card when its back in stock.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202026
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