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even if it does might as well get it for the same price.
Ok. Wow. Lol. Don't know why that didn't "click". Thanks.
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CPU paired with a 7950 will still be a good combo, not a huge bottleneck (term is overused). I ran a 480, then a 7970GE with a 8120 (which is slower then yours) and it did fine, though upgrading showed pretty big gains, it wasn't anywhere near bottlenecked to the point where going from a 480 to a 7970 didnt still give me large gains.

And for the same price it's a no brainer, plus if you plan to keep the pc a while, it's well worth it
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202059

I prefer vapor x models myself. this 1 here is just over 200, will give u a decent performance boost. I myself used a 5770 vapor x, now i use a 7970 vapor x both cards are amazingly cool with good overclock headroom. Hope this helps
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202059

I prefer vapor x models myself. this 1 here is just over 200, will give u a decent performance boost. I myself used a 5770 vapor x, now i use a 7970 vapor x both cards are amazingly cool with good overclock headroom. Hope this helps
isn't that a re-branded 7970?
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don't quote me. But i don't think so as my 7970 vapor x card is much stronger than the card i linked u. To be honest that may be a re branded card but i don't think its of the performance of my 7970 vapor x
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post #26 of 29
Nope. 270Xs and 270s are improved 7870s, and the 280Xs are just 7970GHzs with a new name and price tag. 280s are improved 7970s. AMD only improved the architectures for most of the R200 series with the exception of the 280X and the new 290s.
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post #27 of 29
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Bought this. It's better than my current 6950. Liked the price. Hate bottlenecks .

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131510
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It was $115 last week. $130 is still a great price for a 7870. I was informed that this is the "hair-dryer edition" of that card when I posted that deal thread.
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