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AMD Radeon HD 7970 3 GB


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I really expected a little bit more performance from the world FASTEST single GPU card on 23'' monitor 1920x1080 that's all...
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System Name Queen Bee
Processor 3570k @ 4.0GHz
Motherboard Gigabyte UD3 Z77
Cooling Water Loop by EK
Memory 8GB Corsair 1600 DDR3
Video Card(s) MSI GTX 970 Gaming WaterCooled
Storage 1x Western Digital 500GB Black 1x Intel 20GB 311 SSD
Display(s) BenQ XL2420G
Case CoolTek W2
Power Supply Corsair 650Watt
Software Windows 7 Pro
I'm reading this here in late 2013 and near the launch of a new "flagship" GPU for AMD. I can't help, but laugh. If you bought this card back in January of 2012 you would still be set, that's almost 2 years of hardly any progression. Things have definitely slowed down from the boon we in the 20xx's.

AMD's suggested pricing for the HD 7970 is $549, which feels a bit expensive, I would consider $499 reasonable and $449 a bargain deal. However, even at its $549 price point, the Radeon HD 7970 is an ok deal when looking at other options in the high-end graphics card market.
This is also hilarious, since the suggested retail for the R9 290X is $600, which I still think is to much, follow your pricing AMD not NVIDIA's :banghead: