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helo this is the 3rd forum i research on what gpu to chose with my new upgrade am not changing
all pc only the board with everything on it to

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pretty fixed with those but not the gpu

do i go with the gtx 760 or hd 7950 considering i wont oc and i dont need the 3gb ram
since i will gpu replace in 2 years
 

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#3
If you play any games that use nvidia's physx then go with the 760 (borderlands 2 for example).

also... you gonna be selling that 4gb of ddr2?
 
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Personally I'd go with the 760.
 
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The 760 is more powerful and the best card in it's price range, probably only until AMD releases the 8000 series though.
 

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I'd go for whatever is cheaper. Here that is the GTX 760.

EDIT: Three forums "researched" and no answer? Golly..
 
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760 for sure cause its cheaper and more solid performance while also less power consumption and temps . :D
 
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well one pc mech supported the 760 guru 3d supported the 7950 violently here went with the 760 hard competition as you see but i guess there is answer by 2 to 1 the 760

yes am selling the ram but i live in egypt
 
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well one pc mech supported the 760 guru 3d supported the 7950 violently here went with the 760 hard competition as you see but i guess there is answer by 2 to 1 the 760

yes am selling the ram but i live in egypt
There is no correct answer because they both perform very similarly. The GTX 760 is faster on paper but not enough to warrant any decision based on performance alone. The price would be the ultimate factor. Where I live both cards cost about the same, £195-215. So the GTX 760 is the easy decision based on performance and price in my country.

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/NVIDIA/GeForce_GTX_760/27.html
 
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...guru 3d supported the 7950 violently...
I've yet to see Guru3D favoring the 7950 over the 760. In this article they show the 760 besting it on all but Hitman Absolution:

http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/geforce_gtx_760_review,1.html

They tested them at 1920x1200, which is what I'm going by, but the Samsung 2333SW in your spec chart is 1080p native, so if you're still on that, it's an appropriate bench res.

Are you sure you're not confusing the 7950 with the 7970 when you say Guru3D favored the AMD card?
 
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I've yet to see Guru3D favoring the 7950 over the 760. In this article they show the 760 besting it on all but Hitman Absolution:

http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/geforce_gtx_760_review,1.html

They tested them at 1920x1200, which is what I'm going by, but the Samsung 2333SW in your spec chart is 1080p native, so if you're still on that, it's an appropriate bench res.

Are you sure you're not confusing the 7950 with the 7970 when you say Guru3D favored the AMD card?
I think the guys in the forum section of Guru 3D advised the GTX 760. I don't think he read any reviews.
 
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I've yet to see Guru3D favoring the 7950 over the 760. In this article they show the 760 besting it on all but Hitman Absolution:

http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/geforce_gtx_760_review,1.html

They tested them at 1920x1200, which is what I'm going by, but the Samsung 2333SW in your spec chart is 1080p native, so if you're still on that, it's an appropriate bench res.

Are you sure you're not confusing the 7950 with the 7970 when you say Guru3D favored the AMD card?
http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?p=4633650&posted=1#post4633650

all went with 7950 in fact its getting :banghead: check it out
 
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A 1ghz 7950 is almost a 7970 however since you won't overclock go and get a 760
 
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GTX760 is better choice.
 
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LOL, there's not that many comments about the 7950 there, and most of the ones there ARE acknowledge the 760 to be superior.

This is what you should have been paying attention to most:

"However, a GTX 760 2GB is still a good bit faster than an HD 7950 3GB. Personally, I would go for a card that is more powerful and can run a game at much faster fps at 1080p or even 2560x1600 vs a slower card that might give it a slight edge when running a crazy high resolution like 4K"

This is esp true if you're still on that display in your spec chart like I said, which is only 1080p, and even more true if you plan on sticking with out of the box clock speed. Even were you planning to OC, you can't always count on every 7950 OCing well. Often times cards that come from GPU chip batches late in the model cycle have low ASIC Quality that are hard to OC with.
 

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How is this a hard choice? Look at reviews of the two cards, pick the one that is faster for the money you want to spend.

Performance numbers can be seen here: http://tpucdn.com/reviews/Powercolor/HD_7870_Devil/images/perfrel_1920.gif

Assuming you picked these two GPUs beause they are about the same price where you are at, it would seem the GTX760 is the clear choice.