I'm going to sell my cf 6870s and upgrading to a HD 7970, but I'm not sure which one to buy. Any you would recommend? I'm likely to go crossfire in the future, but I want it to last at least a year while tackling all games at ultra settings(maybe some settings on high).
I don't want the 680 becouse it's about 100$ more here.
The msi lightning is a bit too expensive, but I found a Sapphire Vapor-X ghz edition (which is also on sale )
Also, I currently have a phenom 2 1055t cpu which will probably bottleneck the card a bit, but will it be okay until I get a new cpu in a couple of months?
Why do you recommend custom cooler btw? Is the reference one bad?