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3 years ago#1
Now that AMD is getting better I'm having issues deciding on what to put into my machine. Should I get another 670 for SLI or get a 7950/7970 and eventually Crossfire?
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3 years ago#2
well another 670 would pretty much destroy a single amd card, so I think you know.
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3 years ago#3
From: Jrambharose | #001
Now that AMD is getting better I'm having issues deciding on what to put into my machine. Should I get another 670 for SLI or get a 7950/7970 and eventually Crossfire?


The 670 is good enough. No need to upgrade that soon especially when the new gen cards are going to be out soon.
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3 years ago#4
AMD = Finished.
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3 years ago#5
I'll probably SLI it till the 800 series.
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3 years ago#6
do you really need it though?, i mean the 670 is a fast card on it's own :)
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3 years ago#7
I need it !
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3 years ago#8
then by all means go for it.
sli's been working great for me and it scales quite well in most games.
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3 years ago#9
I say go for the sli, my sli 670's have been absolutely great and I have had none of the issues I've had with previous sli/xfire setups.
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3 years ago#10
I went from SLI 460s to a single 670. The performance isn't as great some of the time, need to get that SLI going once again.
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