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Hi Guys, i need your help, i have 500usd for a graphic card and, i find this card's (AMD Radeon Asus HD 7970 Matrix Platinum) and (NVIDIA Geforce MSI GTX 680 Lightning) as the same price, and two card look cool/beautiful/nice, both are the best of the best and high end cards, question: ¿What is the best choice? Thanks!
 

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So you recommend, Asus HD 7970 Matrix Platinum?
Sure! Or, if you can get a less expensive 7970 go for that but the Matrix Platinum is a very good card.
 
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I got a crazy 40% overclock on my 7950, i guess it depends on whether or not you want to overclock.
 

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I got a crazy 40% overclock on my 7950, i guess it depends on whether or not you want to overclock.
That is amazing.

How's the performance boost? 40%?
 
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I dont see the point in such monster cards for 'normal' people. Those cards were made for extreme overclocking and for the most part under ambient temperature, do not overclock much more than a lower priced model. They tend to flex their muscle under sub zero.

That out of the way, I like cdawall's selections.
 
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I dont see the point in such monster cards for 'normal' people. Those cards were made for extreme overclocking and for the most part under ambient temperature, do not overclock much more than a lower priced model. They tend to flex their muscle under sub zero.

That out of the way, I like cdawall's selections.
How's the performance boost? 40%?
FPS does not scale linearly with corespeed increases. I would imagine somewhere between 10-20% however. ;)
 

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I dont see the point in such monster cards for 'normal' people. Those cards were made for extreme overclocking and for the most part under ambient temperature, do not overclock much more than a lower priced model. They tend to flex their muscle under sub zero.

That out of the way, I like cdawall's selections.
The XFX one comes with Dirt 3 and Two Worlds free on top of the AMD package if anyone was curious.
 

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FPS does not scale linearly with corespeed increases. I would imagine somewhere between 10-20% however. ;)
Some <- (use that word sparingly) games scale "kinda-linearly" around to 30% maybe. I think Battlefield is one of those to a certain extent. :roll: