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Help deciding between 2 video cards

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3 years ago#1
Title says all.
Back in November, I was looking at getting an HD 7950 (XFX) to go with the computer I'm building. It was about $250. Now, though, it seems like all the 79xx's have skyrocketed in price. The absolute cheapest one is around $350. I'd really prefer to keep my Video Card budget under/at $250. Should I pay the extra $100 and get a 7950, or drop the price and pick up a 7870 for ~$180?
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3 years ago#2
The 7950 is old news. Get the R9 270/7870 GHz or R9 270X or R9 280X.
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3 years ago#3
Or save money and get an nvidia card right now. Every AMD is going to be overinflated.
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