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Helping a friend build a PC.

I was wonderign if ya'll would suggest a HD7870 2gb, or a R7260X 2Gb such as:

http://www.microcenter.com/product/427908/R7260XDC2OC2GD5_Radeon_R7-260X_2GB_GDDR5_PCIe_30x26_Video_Card

TF2, LOL and similar games will be played.

Thanks!
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Oops.... I'm tired can't stress anymore.
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Which resolution does he have?which parts does he need?which is his budget?
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Well the 7870 = R9 270x, so it's a bit better than the 260x...

If all he plays is easy-to-run games like the ones you mentioned, a 260x will be sufficient but if he wants more power and has the budget a 7870 would be better.
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I'd say for $20 more get the Sapphire R7 265. It's a 256bit bus vs 128bit and would be HD 7850 vs HD 7790.
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