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December 3, 2012 4:30:08 PM

Hey guys!
I am deep into trouble with my current setup, which is the (Very stock, closed case one fan) MSI GTX680. As said it has one fan so it reaches VERY HIGH C with overclock, to keep it down I have to put the fan up and because there is only one and its cheap, I cant hear myself fapping. xD
Soo...
I am gonna return it. Friday.
BUT I need something to switch it to.
It'll be either a 7950 which I don't know how it will compare to the 7970.
Now, all the 7950 models are just about the same, but 7970 has... I'll link you to the website i buy from.
http://www.tms.co.il/search/?q=7970\
Now.. I had the Sapphire one, not the Vapor X. The one with the single fan, the http://www.tms.co.il/product/11496 which had insane amounts of coil whine. That's why I changed it but I am so disappointed by the 680 performance.
So I am gonna change to http://www.tms.co.il/product/11822 which I am 99.8% sure is the GHz edition, not the normal one.
Is there a diff between the normal 7970 and the GHz edition?
Also, do you spot anything better in there BESIDES the Vapor X, 'coz it costs alot more than I can afford?
Or should I just go with the 7950?
Please answer asap, I need to order it right about tomorrow for it to be in stock on friday.

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a b U Graphics card
December 3, 2012 4:52:11 PM

Consider as well a 670 gtx the evga i've got works at like 75c when full load with a soft overclock (about 10-15%), and the fan its pretty quiet, you can hear it but it dosnt bother. also its cheaper than the 680 and as charts show he performance difference between both its only about 5%.
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December 3, 2012 4:52:13 PM

I need answers why is no one answering..
a b U Graphics card
December 3, 2012 4:54:46 PM

if noise is a problem then i would go for another 680 or 670, if you do go that route then i would get a card with 2-3 fans, like the gigabyte ones or the GOOD msi ones. but if you do want to go amd then both of those gigabyte cards will be ok, plus at least here in north america, you get 3 free games if you buy a 7900 series card
a b U Graphics card
December 3, 2012 4:55:05 PM

and also bf3 will perform better with an nvidia card
December 3, 2012 8:54:50 PM

Not interested in nVidia, as I am using it right now and I am highly disappointed.
I need either the GHz version or the none GHz version of Gigabyte, but which one is preffered? Will be OC'ing them either way, was wondering if the GHz version is better in any way?
a b U Graphics card
December 3, 2012 10:27:24 PM

well yeah the regular edition its normally around 925-950 mhz stock speed, and like its name says the Ghz edition comes with a factory stock speed of over 1ghz in the case of the link that you provided its on 1100mhz.
December 3, 2012 10:37:24 PM

Dnx said:
well yeah the regular edition its normally around 925-950 mhz stock speed, and like its name says the Ghz edition comes with a factory stock speed of over 1ghz in the case of the link that you provided its on 1100mhz.

I have two options. The normal Gigabyte and the GHz edition Gigabyte.
I am just asking, if I can overclock the GHz version more than the normal and if I cant, and they are on the same clock speed, will they have same performance?
December 3, 2012 11:09:11 PM

Sumukh_Bhagat said:
7970 Ghz Edition beats every other card, Even GTX 680.
So get that card, Specially GHz edition.

Check the review: http://www.techspot.com/review/603-best-graphics-cards/...

Ok, but if I get the GHz and the normal Gigabyte 7970 versions, and OC them to the same speeds, will the GHz have the lead?
December 5, 2012 1:09:23 AM

Please answer - if I OC both the GHz and the normal versions to the same speed will the GHz have the edge?
And will the GHz edition have more overclockability?
a b U Graphics card
December 5, 2012 4:52:28 AM

Ghz edition will be better, even if you OC both of them.

Don't buy the simple one if you can get the Ghz edition.
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