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post #2401 of 3024
OHHH any new on upcoming amd card in the 270 price range ?? The 265 looks solid enough, but I'm not sure on the pricing.. The 750Ti for that money looks better :/
post #2402 of 3024
Its a mid range card so it typically is limited to 2-way crossfire. Nvidia mid-range gpu's are pretty solid too. I've heard great things about the 760 ti (and you can triple sli it). Though, Nvidia gpu's tend to hold their value longer then amd. The good news is that the mining craze has crashed and now the markets are flooded with amd cards. You can now pick up 7950s for under $200 (their going price before the mining craze appreciated the prices like crazy). You can always step to a bigger card like the 7970/280X and later down the road you can add another as they continue to depreciate. I've been temped a few times to ditch my 7970s but they're still so good and the only worthy successors would be a couple of 295x2 and they're pricey at the moment. Probably next year so I can run Eyefinity "12k" (3x 4k monitors).
post #2403 of 3024
Okay then - well I'm on a tight budget atm so the 270 is about what I can go..And I'm from the Czech Republic ( in Europe) so the mining infIation didn't really hit us much biggrin.gif I'll most probably wait to see this years lineup first though thumb.gif And 3x 4k sounds epic man ! biggrin.gif But will pull a lot on the wallet strings tongue.gif

One last question though:

I have an i5-3330 CPU @ 3.0 GhZ will this bottleneck my 270 CFX ?? The PSU is no issue - an RM750 from Corsair as I mentioned earlier.
post #2404 of 3024
OH and one other question - what is the difference between the R7 series and the R9 series ??? Sorry for so many questions - you sound real knowledgeable tongue.gif
post #2405 of 3024
Are any of the 270X's based on Tahiti LE?
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post #2406 of 3024
Well they are basically rebranded 7870's..... :/ slightly more stably oce'd
post #2407 of 3024
Probably getting this MSI card it's around $210 here atm
post #2408 of 3024
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Originally Posted by Afterlife737 View Post

Okay then - well I'm on a tight budget atm so the 270 is about what I can go..And I'm from the Czech Republic ( in Europe) so the mining infIation didn't really hit us much biggrin.gif I'll most probably wait to see this years lineup first though thumb.gif And 3x 4k sounds epic man ! biggrin.gif But will pull a lot on the wallet strings tongue.gif

One last question though:

I have an i5-3330 CPU @ 3.0 GhZ will this bottleneck my 270 CFX ?? The PSU is no issue - an RM750 from Corsair as I mentioned earlier.
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OH and one other question - what is the difference between the R7 series and the R9 series ??? Sorry for so many questions - you sound real knowledgeable tongue.gif



@ 3.0 you may have some holdup. try bumping it up to 3.5 if you can. What resolution are you planning to use?

"R" is just for redeon and the number is the tier. 9 is considered their upper tier and 7 their mid range tiers.
post #2409 of 3024
Does AMD still make Tahiti LE chips. I mean I imagine they would cause that would allow them to sell more Tahiti chips with less wastage = more money. But there are like now LE based cards to be found any more.sad-smiley-002.gif
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post #2410 of 3024
Alright I finally got my 3770k so I could try out my crossfire setup. Definitely having some issues.

My setup
I7-3770K @ 4GHz
2x2gb 1600 (I know I need more)

Asrock z77 formula OC
I have the 4pin molex pci-e power recommended for crossfire plugged in.

Diamond 7970
925/1375

Ati reference 7950 3gb
925/1375 (matching bios to the 7970)

Current 13.12 drivers

In BF4 on ultra @ 1680x1050 with crossfire disabled I average 70 fps never dropping lower than 60.

With crossfire enabled my fps runs around 50 and will drop down to 9 and fluctuate.

Before this build I was able to play BF4 on medium @ 1680x1050 with the 7950 and an old QX6850 core 2 quad at 50-60 fps no problem
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