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    So yeh, back in the real world......

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    Ive made my decision, im waiting until the 7XXX series is released in Jan and making my purchase then

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    January sales the cards and SLI them...PC World put a GTX 480 in the bargain bin last year for 25 so my stepdad snapped that up! lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    January sales the cards and SLI them...PC World put a GTX 480 in the bargain bin last year for 25 so my stepdad snapped that up! lol
    That's a bit of a silly price! It's slightly offset by the fact that the 480 used more power than CERN, but at least you don't need central heating

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    Speaking of CERN, I applied for a job there. Having a Swiss account makes life a bit easier and I already have a permit to work in Switzerland, so win win win!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CHR1S View Post
    I've made my decision, I'm waiting until the 7XXX series is released in Jan and making my purchase then
    A good idea IMO, because any graphics card you bought today would be obsolete in less than 28 days.

    www.techpowerup.com/156641/January-9-Launch-Date-for-AMD-Radeon-HD-7900.html

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    Hmm, still waiting for the price drops to come! Not sure I can wait much longer.

    In the weeks since posting ive thought, 7970 then a cheaper 6970 then a couple of 68X0 in Xfire argh, why is it soo hard! Oh PS the limit on has gone so sky is the limit lol!

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    Sky is the limit? 7970 it is then

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    Why stop at one 7970?



    It looks like there will also be quite a few non-reference Radeon HD 7970s e.g. Sapphire's Flex 6G with 6GB RAM and the Atomic RX (factory overclocked from 925MHz to 1,335MHz!!!).

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    Well, a big thanks to Chris at @CPLTD for getting me a 6950 that unlocked to a 6970!

    Altho TNT did their best to lose it!! Grrr

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    Beast of a card, and cheap for the power with an unlock!

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