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Gigabyte HD 7970 OC vs MSI 7970

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
November 28, 2012 3:10:31 AM

So I'm planning on buying a 7970. I heard MSI is a good brand when it comes to graphics cards, but I don't know much abut Gigabyte and how they are with cards.

I do know that I like the fact that they use three fans:


Don't pay any mind to the prices or not being stocked, I'll be getting one sooner or later, just give me feedback on the two structures. I plan on using them for gaming obviously.

Also, I'm not a fanboy, so if there's any Geforce cards on par with these two at around the same price, let me know.

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November 28, 2012 3:50:06 AM

Gigabyte HD 7970 OC is better most have coil whine though i honestly would not buy neither one get the Asus or Sapphire version.
November 28, 2012 3:50:54 AM

I'll be playing at 1080p. 3D whenever possible, and a 3770k i7
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November 28, 2012 3:52:38 AM

That, or I also have the option to downgrade to HD 7950 if the difference is only slight. I also plan on doing a little overclocking.
November 29, 2012 2:32:20 AM

Any other input from others?