What GPU for my new build

Hello, I cant yet decide what graphic card should I buy to finish my build, I have 3 cards to choose from and I want the best money/performance or bang for the buck, I would be happy if i'm able to max all games to..

1 - Gigabyte Radeon HD 7870 Ghz Edition - price: 225 JOD (317 USD)

2 - Sapphire Vapor-x Radeon HD 7950 with boost - price: 300 JOD (423 USD)

3 - Msi Twin Frozer GTX 660 ti OC - Price: 265 JOD (375 USD)

I can't buy any other than these 3 and I wont be able to buy from websites because I live in Jordan and there's some big ass tax (35%) on electronics shipped to Jordan.. anyways here are some info you might want to know:

-USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming, Gaming and Gaming :P

-CURRENT GPU AND POWER SUPPLY: Radeon HD 4670 and some cheap chines 450W PSU.

-OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS:
Mobo : ASUS P8Z77-V PRO
CPU : Intel Core i5-3570K
Ram : CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 1866 Mhz
PSU : XFX Pro series xxx 850w 80 Bronze (850W for xFire/SLI future proofing)
Case : Cooler Master HAF 912
HDD :Western Digital WD Black 1TB 7200 RPM

-OVERCLOCKING: Yes Why not it's a free :P

-CROSSFIRE: Maybe in the future

-MONITOR RESOLUTION: HD 1080

-ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: When you advice me about any of these cards please check the price difference between it and the other 2 cards and see if it's worth the extra cash, and I would like to be able to MAX all games at this res.
My type of games are Skyrim, COD, Crysis, The witcher, BF3, Dishonored, Dark Souls...
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  1. 7950 and yes its a huge improvent and sapphire has one of the best cooling for gpus. Also whats your psu
  2. hbeduryan818 said:
    7950 and yes its a huge improvent and sapphire has one of the best cooling for gpus. Also whats your psu

    It's included in there with the other Rig info/

    PSU : XFX Pro series xxx 850w 80 Bronze (850W for xFire/SLI future proofing)

    also do you think the 7950 is worthy of the 120$ over the 7870 Ghz ?
  3. klagera said:
    It's included in there with the other Rig info/

    PSU : XFX Pro series xxx 850w 80 Bronze (850W for xFire/SLI future proofing)

    also do you think the 7950 is worthy of the 120$ over the 7870 Ghz ?


    Sorry for late reply but yes it is in my opinion the 7950 is 3gb with 384 bit while the 7870 is 2gb with 256bit or 184 bit i believe the 7950 has more bandwith
  4. hbeduryan818 said:
    Sorry for late reply but yes it is in my opinion the 7950 is 3gb with 384 bit while the 7870 is 2gb with 256bit or 184 bit i believe the 7950 has more bandwith

    But people say the bus-width is just a myth it has no real effect
  5. any other thoughts? I would like to see several opinions
  6. Get the 7950. Its the best there.

    And Bus width is just a myth. Doesn't matters if 194bit (GTX 660 Ti) or 256bit (7870)
  7. Sumukh_Bhagat said:
    Get the 7950. Its the best there.

    And Bus width is just a myth. Doesn't matters if 194bit (GTX 660 Ti) or 256bit (7870)

    but some people said that the performance difference between the 7870 Ghz and the 7950 is only 15% and it's not worth the extra 130$ :\
  8. Yup... There is not much difference. But if money is a concern then get the 7870 GHz Edition.

    7870 is a beast, so you'll not face any problems till 1080p resolution.
  9. Sumukh_Bhagat said:
    Yup... There is not much difference. But if money is a concern then get the 7870 GHz Edition.

    7870 is a beast, so you'll not face any problems till 1080p resolution.

    Screw the budget >.> I will get the 7950 since I wont be building another rig for the next 3-4 years :P

    Thanks for the replays
  10. Thats really awesome...!! Get a 7950 (Ghz or Boost Edition).
    I don't maybe there is no Ghz edition. But get the Boost edition.
  11. Sumukh_Bhagat said:
    Thats really awesome...!! Get a 7950 (Ghz or Boost Edition).
    I don't maybe there is no Ghz edition. But get the Boost edition.

    Yea I'm getting the Sapphire Vapor-x 7950 with boost
  12. Thats the best.....
  13. Well the PSU is just great !

    http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/HIS/HD_7950_X2_Boost/8.html

    And 7950 is they way to go if you have the money !
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