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#3507813 - 01/31/12 07:15 AM AMD RADEON HD7950 is the monster's little brother
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Edited by JAMF (02/05/12 03:30 PM)
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#3508110 - 01/31/12 01:37 PM Re: AMD RADEON HD7950 is the monster's little brother [Re: JAMF]
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definitely gonna aim for the XFX 900Mhz Edition ($499.99), hopefully they aren't sold out by time my tax return is here.

i wonder if they are flashable to 7970 :P as the XFX has a Dual BIOS.


New Egg Lineup:
New Egg 7950s


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#3508197 - 01/31/12 03:33 PM Re: AMD RADEON HD7950 is the monster's little brother [Re: JAMF]
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Unfortunately out of the budget range at the moment. Sigh... mycomputer
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#3508509 - 02/01/12 01:35 AM Re: AMD RADEON HD7950 is the monster's little brother [Re: JAMF]
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My 5850 is still kicking butt, so this might be a decent upgrade 2 years from now.

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#3508713 - 02/01/12 10:11 AM Re: AMD RADEON HD7950 is the monster's little brother [Re: JAMF]
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#3508901 - 02/01/12 02:31 PM Re: AMD RADEON HD7950 is the monster's little brother [Re: SkateZilla]
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Originally Posted By: SkateZilla
any reviews for the ASUS Yet?:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121489


Just one ASUS review:

http://www.ocaholic.ch/xoops/html/modules/smartsection/item.php?itemid=668&sel_lang=english

The TechReport has their "daily shortbread", which lists the news articles of the day. I found the link that way:
http://techreport.com/discussions.x/22402

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#3509009 - 02/01/12 05:11 PM Re: AMD RADEON HD7950 is the monster's little brother [Re: JAMF]
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the only thing im skeptical about is the 3 slot design...

otherwise I'll prolly be dropping my Tax return on a 7950 XFX, whether its the 800Mhz or 900Mhz version I'll have to see as the Overclocked is already sold out...

Im sure I can OC the 800Mhz one to about 1Ghz though.
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#3512020 - 02/05/12 02:42 PM Re: AMD RADEON HD7950 is the monster's little brother [Re: JAMF]
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#3512039 - 02/05/12 03:00 PM Re: AMD RADEON HD7950 is the monster's little brother [Re: JAMF]
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the XFX 7950s were out of stock, then in stock, then out of stock again.. errrr
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#3512216 - 02/05/12 07:04 PM Re: AMD RADEON HD7950 is the monster's little brother [Re: SkateZilla]
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Have you tried Tigerdirect?

Last time I checked, they had both XFXs in stock. Shipping was free. But I am not sure whether you'd have to pay sales tax or not.

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