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post #11 of 18
Hd 7850 oc=gtx 570=480
Hd 7950=r9 280

About a 45% improvement
http://www.ncixus.com/products/?usaffiliateid=1000031504&sku=94998&vpn=CGAX-R9287O&manufacture=Club3D&promoid=1261
post #12 of 18
7750 = 250
7790 = 260x
7850 = 270
7870 = 270x
7950 = 280
7970 = 280x

Not 100% sure on the 7870 = 270x since most say the 270 = 270x
post #13 of 18
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Originally Posted by CravinR1 View Post

7750 = 250
7790 = 260x
7850 = 270
7870 = 270x
7950 = 280
7970 = 280x

Not 100% sure on the 7870 = 270x since most say the 270 = 270x

R7 265 = 7850
R9 270 + 270x = 7870
post #14 of 18
r9 270 overclocked moderately = r9 270x
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post #15 of 18
for 150$ your best bet is a Used r9 280x/7970 if you can find one.
if not you can get a r9 270 for 140$ on newegg.
post #16 of 18
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R9 280X = 7970 GHz http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1820362/280x-rebranded-7970.html
R9 280 is 7950 i believe

Whoaaaa I was way off.

Anyhow, the 7870 equiv is a great card. 7870s are a budget builder's dream card. 7850 if you have a good OC track record. My younger brother still uses a 7850 and hasn't complained once since he got it. I <3 my 7950s though, considering I just play CS I think they will last me forever lol
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post #18 of 18

no

that's $180

rebate deals are crap
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