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HD 7850 IceqX Turbo according to Tom's Hardware 2012 VGA Chart.

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January 22, 2013 4:48:33 PM

I was studying the 2012 chart here in Tom's and in almost all, the HD 7850 IceqX Turbo was better then the high-end card's, and more cheaper.

Is that right? Has a graphic that the 7850 was the best VGA in the test.

Cost $200, and seem a better choice because is good and more inexpensive.

You guys agree? Or the benchmarks are not right?
January 22, 2013 4:54:31 PM

Don't know where you got that info, I am not seeing it, the 7970 tops the charts that I see.
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January 22, 2013 5:09:38 PM

The benchmarks you are looking at are likely for a Crossfire setup.
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January 22, 2013 5:11:58 PM

All those set ups are two cards, thus the price would be double that. Even a single GTX 670 beats out the crossfire 7850's and is probably at the same price or cheaper, and no concerns about micro-stuttering.
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January 22, 2013 5:15:12 PM

chugot9218 said:
All those set ups are two cards, thus the price would be double that. Even a single GTX 670 beats out the crossfire 7850's and is probably at the same price or cheaper, and no concerns about micro-stuttering.

A fanboy would wish that a 670 is faster than 7850 CF.
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January 22, 2013 5:16:19 PM

Cool dude, thanks for the valuable input, I am going off the benchmark sheets, thx though.
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January 22, 2013 6:37:00 PM

Yeah, i suspected something like this.

But even double priced is a better choice?
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January 22, 2013 6:43:38 PM

I would say no, but you will have jackasses such as the above come in and argue tooth and nail, throwing out fanboy left and right. I believe I heard that the 7850 is a pretty good overclocker, so combining two of them can give you pretty good performance. However, some of the 670's also OC pretty well, many get them running around 680 levels, and the concern with crossfire is micro stuttering can occur. Your call though, or maybe someone more familiar with AMD can chime in.

I am not biased to either, I just have heard the positives and negatives between both setups, and generally I came to see most feel it is best to go with a single card setup if possible.
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January 22, 2013 7:28:22 PM

Any way i think i gonna buy 7950 or 660ti, a crossfire would be unfeasible because my PSU isn't too powerful.

Thank's everybody.
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January 22, 2013 7:45:55 PM

Sounds good I was going to add as a general rule is better to get one that can do the job of two lower-end unless there a major price difference. not only does it make things easier if you want to upgrade leaving a path for xfire/sli less chance for problems in the future as well (in general).
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January 22, 2013 8:43:57 PM

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