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7950... worth it?

#1alfabluePosted 8/20/2013 8:26:26 AM
As some of you probably know, Newegg is having yet another sale, in this sale they've got a sapphire 7950 for a hundred bucks off.

My question is this, considering I'm currently running a 6870, is it worth it? (Note: I am terrible at discerning what makes a good/bad video card.) And, if it is, am I going to need to do a large overhaul of my system to make it work? (i.e. completely build a new computer?)

Current build:

ASrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3
Intel i5 2400
8gb g.skill ripjaw RAM
Diamond Radeon 6870
SeaSonic 520W PSU
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#2aak57Posted 8/20/2013 8:29:48 AM
If you can sell the 6870, it's definitely worth it. Sapphire makes good cards and the 7950 is a great card, especially if you overclock it. Your current PC would be fine with it.
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#3DarthFrozanousPosted 8/20/2013 11:01:22 AM
yeah i bought it for full price like 3 months ago, kicking myself for it but its a great card. get that now!
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#4megaman4everEXEPosted 8/20/2013 11:16:15 AM
Yes it's worth it. I paid the same price for a 7870 back in march. It's was $300+ back then.
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