I have a AX750 so it will be fine and a 2500k
Now i know 7970 will flat out be better but the overclock capabilities of these cards are amazing people are hitting 1000mhz on the 580 with max temps of 47C
I know there are a lot of closed loop haters so please don't be one of those. I also have a h100 for the 2500k so the cpu head will not be used but i ll hide it real nice
but interestingly enough people where getting around 51 on there cpu(stock) when hooked up to this loop crazy... On the other hand the 7970 is a beast im sure that thing will overclock like no tomorrow!
I am personally leaning towards the 580 because at 1000mhz and very cold and quite(will be putting cougar fans on it) is it worth the small performance difference?
Also: t 1080p and only play games like bf3/sc2/crysis 2 which both are capable of.
One last thing i don't want to wait i will be buying today! thank you ahead of time
The 7970 could max out any game without an overclock. And it has room for plenty of OC... This isn't even a contest until the GTX 600 cards come out.
Performance wise no. And i completely understand that. i just want 60 fps@1080p which both can do and then some. But the only reason i was thinking about that 580 is because 1. VERY low temps 2. It will be very quiet. Those are very attractive to me. Besides i will be buying the top end nvidia gpu when it hits the market so this is more or less a hold over unitl then. With this said do you think the 7970 is still a good choice? i will only have the card for a couple months and im sure there wont be any game that comes out of the jungle to scare the 580 just yet.
Guys i just want a card that is capable of playing bf3 and sc2 for few months. I am buying the gtx 780 or 680 when it comes out and this will go to my father who only plays CoDs
So i decided to kill 2 birds with one stone ya know?
I appreciate all of the help whoever really i do.