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2 years ago#1
Which card should I get a hd 7950 (3gb) or a gtx760 (2gb) they work out to be about the same price on pc part picker (I'm in Australia)? Which one would be better or can you recommend a better card for a little over au$300?
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2 years ago#2
7950 if you OC, 760 if you don't.

The 2 GB of vram on the 760 may hold you back as the next generation hits.
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2 years ago#3
The 7950 has better specs, and it's faster when overclocked.
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2 years ago#4
At stock clocks, they are very comparable. The 7950 will pull ahead a bit if you overclock.
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2 years ago#5
7950
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2 years ago#6
HD 7950. Dat 3GB VRAM. Skyrim at 1080p with mods uses 2.5GB...
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2 years ago#7
yer that is what I was thinking the extra vram pulls the 7950 ahead slightly even if the rest of the specs end up pretty similar
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2 years ago#8
I went for the GTX 760 but mostly because I got a good deal on it.

However, there are also other things to consider. If I am not mistaken, AMD currently has that "pick 3 games" or whatever promotion going, while Nvidia has a similar kind of promotion that (I think) includes Batman Origins.

If there are any games included in the promotion that you would otherwise buy at retail price, then I imagine that might influence your decision.
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