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#1
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

Thanks...
 

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7870 performs better simple choice
 
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Yes, definitely the 7870. Very good card.
 

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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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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?
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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#9
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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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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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
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

Also, never heard of "Leadtek"... is this a known brand in the US?
 

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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.
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;)