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Help with GFX choice (HD7970 vs. GTX680)

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i have been thinking if will i regret taking a used Sapphire Radeon HD7970 for around 533~584USD / 409~449euro when i can get a GTX680 for around 671USD / 516 euro's?

i use Nvidia Cuda/PhysX when ever i can also for decoding and converting sometimes but i dunno if i should save some money and grap a used Sapphire Radeon HD7970 instead of a new GTX680 anyone think i will regret that?
 

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Get the 680. Sounds like it will suit you better.
 
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like he says +1
 

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Easy choice would be the 680 if you can find one.
 

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My AMD fanboyism always takes a hit when I have to post things like this. :roll:
If Cuda and PhysX are important to you, an Nvidia card is the obvious choice.
 

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Problem with the 680 is they are never in stock, this is why AMD can stubbornly leave their prices high on the 7970.

I hand it over to AMD though, it's not just about the GPU, it's about marketing and making sure you have enough in stock. Good business.
 
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Problem with the 680 is they are never in stock, this is why AMD can stubbornly leave their prices high on the 7970.

I hand it over to AMD though, it's not just about the GPU, it's about marketing and making sure you have enough in stock. Good business.
well i have seen that issue in my country but finally found some sites that does have it in stock, still it's tempting to try out a Sapphire Radeon HD7970 since they sold used now, bcs ppl want the GTX680 still the 1536 cuda cores is really really tempting and i could use them when i do coding (de/en) ^^
 
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hmm looks like i can't get a EVGA anytime soon, doing easter here why shops even they r closed had on them on stuck and now today they was not in stock anymore so i guess i will need to go with a KFA2 instead bcs that one is in stock at my local hardware store, even it's almost 35USD / 27euro more expensive and only got 2years warrenty.