This is a split board - You can return to the Split List for other boards.

Help deciding between 2 video cards

#1Fire_PloverPosted 12/20/2013 12:55:42 PM
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?
---
Welcome to GameFAQs: where everyone is a developer, an engineer, a psychologist, a marketer, an analyst, an economist, and a psychic. - TheGreatUnown
#2DragnfyrPosted 12/20/2013 1:07:04 PM
The 7950 is old news. Get the R9 270/7870 GHz or R9 270X or R9 280X.
---
MacBook Pro with Retina Display | 15.4" 2880x1800 | Core i7-3615QM @ 2.3GHz | 8GB DDR3 1600MHz | GT 650M 1GB GDDR5 | 256GB SSD | OSX 10.9 | Windows 8.1 Pro
#3bluezeroPosted 12/20/2013 1:08:48 PM
Or save money and get an nvidia card right now. Every AMD is going to be overinflated.
---
Of all the zeroes, I'm the bluest.