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HD6870 or HD 7770

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December 13, 2012 11:16:30 AM

HD6870 or HD 7770 ???


Asus P5W DH Deluxe ( Latest 3002 BIOS ver. )
Asus Arctic square cooler
Asus 8800GTS 320MB
Intel Q6600 B3, 2.4 GHZ
Intel 520, 128gb SSD
WD Caviar 250 GB / 7200rpm
LC 6600, 600W



What do you suggest ?=)

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December 13, 2012 11:37:20 AM

The 7770 is just below the 6850. In raw performance the 6870 beats the 7770 by miles, however the 7770 is more power efficient and supports some newer tech
December 13, 2012 11:37:50 AM

so best choice is definitely 6870
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December 13, 2012 12:35:11 PM

Ill chose HD 6870 too.
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December 13, 2012 2:04:01 PM

I love my 6870 and will wait for new tech to upgrade.....
January 29, 2013 8:07:01 PM

Here's a comparison http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/540?vs=536 The HD7770 looses to the HD6870 by quite a bit in most things and only uses slightly less power so the HD7770 is actually less power efficient in a performance vs power ratio.

As far as newer tech goes, with the exception of SAPPHIRE FLEX on one particular card and PCI express 3.0 which the HD7770 cant make any use of anyway the 7770 doesn't support any newer tech that I know of.

They both have direct X 11 and similar connectivity. The 7770 may have some newer manufacturing possesses but, that in itself doesn't improve the performance in any way.

The HD6870 is just a better card by a fairly decent margin. :sol: 
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