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Should I get the GTX 760 or 7970 non-GHz edition?

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3 years ago#1
Which is the best bang for your buck?
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3 years ago#2
7970. The only real difference between GHz and non is that the GHz is a binned product. You can overclock a standard 7970 to the same levels in most cases.

http://anandtech.com/bench/product/770?vs=854

It's not even close and any issues the 7970's had at launch have long since been ironed out.
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3 years ago#3
bottleofwine posted...
Which is the best bang for your buck?



That question rules out NVidia entirely.
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3 years ago#4
PathlessBullet posted...
bottleofwine posted...
Which is the best bang for your buck?



That question rules out NVidia entirely.


Haha, I know that AMD makes quality products and cheap. But NVidia makes quality products as well, just costs a little more than AMD.
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3 years ago#5
If they're the same price, I don't know why the 760 would even be a consideration.
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3 years ago#6
http://www.videocardbenchmark.net/gpu_value.html

760 has a better price/performance than 7970.
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3 years ago#7
bsballa09 posted...
http://www.videocardbenchmark.net/gpu_value.html

760 has a better price/performance than 7970.


Something is wrong with that chart. You can get a 7970 for about $40 more than a 760 now, and its performance is significantly better.
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3 years ago#8
just get an R9 280x. Avoid the power cooler and XFX ones tho. As AWESOME the xfx one looks, 850mhz is just too low of a core clock, you can only overclock it by a little. I will also say sat away from the MSI simply becuase my developed a coil whine 4 days into using it :(
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3 years ago#9
3GB 7970 is the more bang for buck option. Especially considering that you get three free games if you get one.
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