Any major advantages between XFX HD7870 Core vs. Double D
Hi all, I'm a nooby when it comes to Graphics cards but upon reading on forums... I've been tracking the HD7870 series to buy recently and noticed the core and Double D versions tend be to on sale for ($215 CAD for the core and $220 for the Double D after rebates)
Are there any significant advantage between the two? If not I will just get the Core (unless there are better cards for an extra $50-100)
My computer specs are: -i7 3770k -650W PSU -16 GB RAM -ASUS P8 Z77 VLX - Toronto Canada
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do you mean double dissipation (double fan) and core (standard gpu core at 1000mhz) ??, then i suggest the double d, more overclock room you could even overclock it to a 7950 performance level. More fans better cooling more overclock room without crashing.
I bought the Core, and right after that, the Double D went on sale. To be honest, my fan is running pretty cool, DD is probably only going to give you less than 4 degrees extra cooling for when you overclock.