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#26
Id still grab a 7950 now... it will be worth more than something lower when you sell it for the new Xxxx series cards.
 

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#27
Id still grab a 7950 now... it will be worth more than something lower when you sell it for the new Xxxx series cards.
I wont be selling it. Plan is to toss whatever card/cards I get now into the HTPC when all is said and done.
 
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super htpc with one of those in it! LOL!
 
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#29
You might even be able to get a 7950 crossfire for relatively cheap after nex gen launches. I remember reading something about a 7950 being the most performance for the dollar at 1440p. I am looking for that now. If you plan on sticking this gpu into and htpc and getting nex gen cards maybe get a 7850 or something. Just a suggestion.
 

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super htpc with one of those in it! LOL!
I like being able to play games on my TV as well. It's nice when people come over for drunken video games.
 
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OMG... I know right?! Its been a minute for me (36 + two kids) but man do I miss me any version of drunken and stoned Mario Kart... the good old days.. :p
 
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OMG... I know right?! Its been a minute for me (36 + two kids) but man do I miss me any version of drunken and stoned Mario Kart... the good old days.. :p
Super Nintendo version is the best! I like the Wii's Smash Brothers. But you don't need a 7870 for any of these lol.
 
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#33
but why not play them on an emulator at 7000fps? lol
 

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#34
LOL reminds me of my last deployment! We stole a 46in plasma from our TOC and mounted it in a community area inside our building. We had a P4 laptop that a soldier donated cause the screen was busted and I installed ally types of emulators and games! We had a blast on mario kart SNES!!!
 
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#35
but why not play them on an emulator at 7000fps? lol
because the console just works better. Turn it on and play. Controllers are better. You'd have to buy controllers for emulators. I just like simple things that work instantly and every time.
 

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#36
because the console just works better. Turn it on and play. Controllers are better. You'd have to buy controllers for emulators. I just like simple things that work instantly and every time.
They make usb adaptors that you can use a OEM console controller on. I use a PSX/N64 USB adaptor for emulators and some PC games! It always feels good to use the real thing instead of a crappy usb clone controller.
 
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They make usb adaptors that you can use a OEM console controller on. I use a PSX/N64 USB adaptor for emulators and some PC games! It always feels good to use the real thing instead of a crappy usb clone controller.
That's news to me, does that work with the wireless controllers?
And is there any input lag?
 
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That's news to me, does that work with the wireless controllers?
And is there any input lag?
I have an xbox controller and it just needs a special driver. The wireless controllers of course will have some lag.