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Sapphire 7950 question

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January 19, 2013 1:26:17 PM

which one should i pick?

this one : http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=14-202-0...

OR

this one : http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

if you have another model ( in the same price ) or another brand that you suggest me, let me know.

this is my build so far ( exept for the video card, last piece to order! )

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/ca/p/xPEP
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/ca/p/xPEP/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/ca/p/xPEP/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ NCIX)
Motherboard: MSI Z77A-G45 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($94.99 @ Canada Computers)
Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.99 @ Canada Computers)
Power Supply: XFX 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($79.99 @ NCIX)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.99 @ Canada Computers)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($96.99 @ Computer Valley)
Total: $636.92
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-19 10:25 EST-0500)

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a c 185 U Graphics card
January 19, 2013 1:35:52 PM

Sapphire's HD 7950 Vapor-X comes with a large dual-fan cooler that uses the company's famous vapor-chamber technology. On the Vapor-X you will also find a "Lethal Boost" button which switches to a second BIOS with higher clock speeds. With this BIOS, clocks are increased to 950 MHz GPU and 1250 MHz memory.Sapphire's HD 7950 Flex uses a higher GPU clock than the AMD reference design, which will help gain some extra performance. Memory clock has remained the same. Flex Edition cards come with a unique feature. The card can support three DVI/HDMI monitors without the need for an active DisplayPort adapter. This makes life easier for users who plan to use EyeFinity.If it were me i go for the Vapor-X it's up to you.
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January 19, 2013 1:44:05 PM

it's 311$ atm instead of 389 so if it's a good choice i'm ordering right away
a b U Graphics card
January 19, 2013 1:50:01 PM

These three I'd have no issue buying. And they are all cheaper. The Gigabyte I own and as far as boost(none of the 3 have it) my Gigabyte will hit the boost clocks easily, and it's already clocked within 25-50mhz of the boost clock speeds.

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Productcompare.aspx?Submit...|14-125-414^14-125-414-TS%2C14-150-588^14-150-588-TS%2C14-127-667^14-127-667-TS
a c 185 U Graphics card
January 19, 2013 1:50:27 PM

I think it is pretty safe to say that MSI makes some pretty nice stuff when it comes to video cards.
January 19, 2013 1:53:22 PM

ok i think i'll go with msi, thanks!
a c 185 U Graphics card
January 19, 2013 2:00:17 PM

No problem.Your welcome enjoy!
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