Difference between XFX 7850 2GB And 7870 2GB

I am completely at loss here. There's a, approx., 30 USD difference between these two cards.

After having inspected both cards specs, I can't find any reason to pay the extra 30 dollars for the 7870 2GB version.

Any guidance is appreciated.
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  1. the 7870 performs 20% better. you tell me if that is substantial or not

    or get this. best value you can get for your money
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202024&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_sp=&AID=10446076&PID=3938566&SID=
  2. the extra 256 shaders on the 7870 make it more suitable for 1080P gaming.
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