7870 vs 7950 Tags: Radeon Graphics Cards Sapphire Graphics Product Last response: October 16, 2012 6:19 PM in Graphics & Displays Share reubenno October 16, 2012 5:13:59 PM Hi all, I have been looking at building my first gaming pc and I was wondering which graphics card I should get Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 Ghz edition £187 Or Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 OC vapor X £237 Which card should I get? I will be playing on one (or two) 1920x1080 monitors. I also want the graphics card to last a long time. Thanks More about : 7870 7950 wanderer11 a b U Graphics card October 16, 2012 5:19:37 PM 7950 for sure. I have a Sapphire 7870 and it isn't quite powerful enough for me. reubenno October 16, 2012 5:45:50 PM Okay thanks. Is it really worth the extra £50 though? Related resources GTX 760 vs 7950 vs 7870 XT - Forum VTX3D 7870 Tahiti LE vs Club3D 7950 13series - Forum 7950 vs 7870? - Forum Radeon 7870 vs Radeon 7950 on a 1600x900 Monitor - Forum Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 vs. 7950 - Worth a difference of $100? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer wanderer11 a b U Graphics card October 16, 2012 5:49:31 PM Well that's for you to decide. I think it is. Have a look for yourself. http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/548?vs=550 reubenno October 16, 2012 5:59:22 PM Okay thanks, i'll stick with the 7950 as I also know that its an overclocking monster and can sometimes even beat a stock GTX 680 when heavily overclocked Cheers lchrisk a b U Graphics card October 16, 2012 6:08:50 PM Since you are going to over clock get this one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... reubenno October 16, 2012 6:19:51 PM Im gonna stick with the sapphire oc version as its quite a lot cheaper than the above model. Plus the cooler on the vapor X model is very good for overclocking ive heard. Thanks again Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedMSI HD 7870 Vs. CLUB 3D HD7950 ? Forum Solved7870xt vs r9 270x vs 7950 Forum Solved7870 vs 7950 Forum Solved7950 vs 7870 Forum SolvedHIS HD 7950 3GB VS 7870 Myst edition OC 2GB Forum SolvedGTX 660 TI vs. Radeon 7950/7870 w. specific needs Forum Solved7950 vs 7870 ghz better bang for the buck Forum SolvedSapphire VAPOR-X 7950 OC vs Sapphire 7870 Ghz vs 660 ti Forum SolvedMSI 7870 OC vs Sapphire 7870 vs MSI 7950 OC Forum Solved7950 vs 7870 Forum Solved7870 vs 7950 Forum SolvedHD Radeon 7870 vs HD Radeon 7950 GPU Forum SolvedHelp with 7870 XT vs 7950 Forum SolvedHelp with 7870 XT vs 7950 Forum Solved2x 7770 vs 7870/7950 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !