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Sapphire R9 280X toxic vs 770 cards

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Hi im building my first gaming computer and I'm torn between the Toxic and Gtx 770(or any 3rd party card)
Im wondering which card is better performance wise and for the money. If you have any recommendations on the 770 card please explain why you believe it is better than the toxic. I am open to any suggestions and Im sorry if this sounds like a dumb question but I'm a rookie when it comes to gaming computers as I used to play console and I really enjoy playing computer games like dayz and sc2 and I am also looking just to get the best gaming experience. Right now I play on a macbook pro(LOL) so anything is a step up.
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Both cards has its up and downs, get which very company you prefer!
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Get whichever performs better for the games you want to play although they are generally close in performance. Other than that get whichever you prefer the feature set of or if you a preference for amd or nvidia get whichever you prefer. There are generally equal in performance so you should base your choice on other aspects.
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OP the premium on the sapphire r9 280x toxic is not worth it. get the gigabyte r9 280x rev2 cooler. this is the improved cooler found on the gtx 780 cards. also you get BF4 free. grab it soon or it might go out of stock. thumb.gif

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125490
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