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3 cards BUT which one?

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Tonduluboy, Apr 27, 2013.

  1. Tonduluboy

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    My budget fall into these 3 cards in my location, but i am kinda lost which one i should go for...dont really care about the brands, n review made me only more confuse...

    USD$210
    EVGA GTX 650 Ti Boost SC 2 GB

    USD$244
    SAPPHIRE PCIE ATI 7870 2GB DDR5 256BIT DUAL-X

    USD$238
    LEADTEK WINFAST GTX 660 2GB GDDR5

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  2. crazyeyesreaper

    crazyeyesreaper Chief Broken Rig

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    7870 performs better simple choice
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    Yes, definitely the 7870. Very good card.
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  4. ueutyi New Member

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    7870
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    Those cards seem to be priced according to their respective performance. You choose.
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    The GTX650 is the slowest by far. The 7870 is best value for money, it is between a 660 and a 660ti in performance while being cheaper than the 660. Also, this card with a proper cooler will overclock well simply by maximizing the slider in MSI AB or CCC and give you at least 10% extra performance without more heat etc (after than u gota be lucky and have a good card so that it may be overclocked more).

    Also, never heard of "Leadtek"... is this a known brand in the US?
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    i have the 7870 2GB OC dual X and its a great card, it handles everything i throw at it gaming wise and it runs cool too.
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  8. Tonduluboy

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    thanks, for the details info.

    Leadtek, kinda famous in Asean (Taiwan made - offer the cheapest card among all brands). My 1st card was Leadtek 15 yrs ago...
    Use it till my motherboard died after 5 yrs.

    PS. they only release nvidia cards
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    all wrong.

    Tahiti-based Radeon HD 7870s floating around for $240,

    Do not get a Pitcairn based 7870 when there are Tahiti-based ones available for near the same price.

    Also, they will crossfile with 7900 series cards
    Also, over clock really well

    Check out the card here.
    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/tahiti-le-7870-7930-benchmark,3401.html

    buy it here.. maybe..

    http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=8...-2DHPPV2E&manufacture=PowerColor&promoid=1280

    When in doubt and short on time, read this.
    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-graphics-card-review,3107.html
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  10. nari999 New Member

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    7870 is the best choice to all the others because i has used this card and at the result its result is better then to all the others card..I preferred to 7870..
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    He is in Malaysia--prices there are going to be more expensive there than we pay here. And I'm not sure that I would necessarily say that Toms is the best source...


    I would suggest going with the HD7870--for the additional price over the GTX650TI you get a lot more bang :toast:
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    everyone treats the 7870 like its a bad card :p thing is damn fine ( i paid $225 + taxes for mine) and is more available then the 7870XT, as they are already in high demand.
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    They are quite old ,they had fastest TNT2 ULTRA while 3dFX was still around ,but don't see leadtek product reviews for long time

  14. Tatty_One

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    Agreed, my Windforce 3x sails along at 1300mhz (stock 1100mhz) with a minor voltage tweak and at those speeds it pretty much is the best bang for buck out there.
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    Well i decided to go for 7870. thank you everyone for the inputs.
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    7870;)
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