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Should I sell my 7970 and buy a 280x?

#1Hunter1534Posted 11/9/2013 4:30:09 PM
Does it seem worth it or are they too similar?
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#2Snuckie7Posted 11/9/2013 4:30:40 PM
Why would you do that? They're literally the same GPU.
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#3Hunter1534(Topic Creator)Posted 11/9/2013 4:32:05 PM
Snuckie7 posted...
Why would you do that? They're literally the same GPU.


That's why I asked " or are they too similar? "
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#4Xeeh_BitzPosted 11/9/2013 6:17:51 PM
Yes, buy it because it has an X at the end
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#5DarkZV2BetaPosted 11/9/2013 6:20:29 PM
If you're worried about tessellation performance, and it's not going to come out to more than $5 for the "upgrade", why not?
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#6OldSorrowPosted 11/9/2013 6:36:12 PM
Xeeh_Bitz posted...
Yes, buy it because it has an X at the end

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#7cuteboi100Posted 11/9/2013 6:50:03 PM
Maybe you could crossfire the 7970?

I'm thinking of crossfiring my 7950 myself. Anyone have a 7950 CF? Is it smooth and problem-free?
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#8EStar999Posted 11/9/2013 7:08:57 PM
Hunter1534 posted...
Does it seem worth it or are they too similar?


Isn't that based on raw GPU specs?

Assuming AMD Mantle does well, I would recommend that you pick the R9 280X.
#9MasterDonGeroPosted 11/9/2013 7:31:24 PM
EStar999 posted...
Hunter1534 posted...
Does it seem worth it or are they too similar?


Isn't that based on raw GPU specs?

Assuming AMD Mantle does well, I would recommend that you pick the R9 280X.


They're the same GPU.
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#10KJay489Posted 11/9/2013 9:05:54 PM
Isn't the 280x a rebranded 7970 Ghz?

I would personally invest in a second 7970 ghz.