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6gb 7970 DISCONTINUED!!??

I was planning on getting a new GFX card in the next few moths and really had my eye on the "Sapphite Toxix Vapor-X 6gb 7970". I was going on newegg every week or so to see if the price fell at all and when I looked today they are suddenly DISCONTINUED :cry: :cry: :cry:

What gives? Does anyone know if the ywere planning on releasing a different version? Or were these some type of special limited edition cards? My second choices are either a 4GB GTX 670/680. But man ireally wanted that 7970.

Ya I know that card was a power hungry volt sucking beast but I could see myself now. using my current GTX 570 for PhysX(OVERKILL) and running that beast with a hefty overclock throwing every Skyrim Mod known to man at it until my 27" 1080p monitor simply exploded from the life like GFX it was being asked to display :bounce:

Anyone know if the will bring them back??
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  1. if it is discontinued... it won't be back.
  2. If you can afford it go for a hd 7990 devil 13 card from powercolor. Either way why do you want 6GB of memory that is way too much for any game.
  3. bigj1985 said:
    I was planning on getting a new GFX card in the next few moths and really had my eye on the "Sapphite Toxix Vapor-X 6gb 7970". I was going on newegg every week or so to see if the price fell at all and when I looked today they are suddenly DISCONTINUED :cry: :cry: :cry:

    What gives? Does anyone know if the ywere planning on releasing a different version? Or were these some type of special limited edition cards? My second choices are either a 4GB GTX 670/680. But man ireally wanted that 7970.

    Ya I know that card was a power hungry volt sucking beast but I could see myself now. using my current GTX 570 for PhysX(OVERKILL) and running that beast with a hefty overclock throwing every Skyrim Mod known to man at it until my 27" 1080p monitor simply exploded from the life like GFX it was being asked to display :bounce:

    Anyone know if the will bring them back??


    6 gb ??? its way too much unnecessary !!!!!you won't find any additions in the game you mentioned at highest detail over a standard hd 7970 or even a hd 7850.
    It should be a wastage of money.Even if you were like in a idea of futureproof you will be like pulling out your hairs out in 1-2 years when new technologies come out , my friend.The vram does not really matters.all matters is the GPU clock /amount of pipelines / CUDAcores / stream processer which differentiate a gpu's price . Otherwise every 2 gb or 1 gb DirectX 11 card would be equally priced - from 5450 to 7850 !!!1 :D
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  5. bigj1985 said:
    new GFX card in the next few moths

    by that time the nex gen cards might be released already or shortly there after... might be worth the wait.
  6. i think you would need 3-4 of these cards to get gpu power able to utilize so many
    but then the question is how many monitors with how many MPix you want to feed from these beasts

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    revro
  7. You only have a 1080p monitor and you want a 6gb card? You would be lucky to use 2gb of that card... Don't waste your money... Vram =\= performance.
  8. thats overkill and too expensive, 3gigs version is fine
  9. Best answer selected by bigj1985.
  10. iceclock said:
    thats overkill and too expensive, 3gigs version is fine



    Ya I know. Tha's why I want it.
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