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Windows 7: Should I Sell my Radeon HD 7970 3GB Twin Frozr OC Boost Edition

02 Dec 2014   #11

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I bought the one he listed above. I originally bought this card used. Honestly I might consider upgrading my processor in the future.

I just wanted to the closest card to that, that I could with agreat warranty. I also wanted a slightly smaller card. This card is smaller, a little easier to work with and will give me a 3 year warranty. I bought this card used over ayear ago. From what he told me he was using this card quite a bit. So to me I'll get a brand new card with a 3 year warranty for almost the same money, and get a smaller card.

This 3.0 is already an upgrade from my old 2.4.

I play Diablo 3, elder scrolls online, Sims 4, and skyrim and all of these had great frame rates on the 760.

I understand most people would be better off with the card I currently have. But I think with the games I play, the value I put on size, and the value I put in the warranty it fits me perfectly.

Really appreciate the feedback though. Already got the 760 on its way. Got it for a great deal Friday/cyber Monday. . $195 with a $20 rebate.
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02 Dec 2014   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

So assuming you get $200 for your card and get a new 760 for $280, we are out $80, and, for a resultant 5-10% decreased framerates at 1920x1080, (19% less performance at 1440P) but, the card is smaller, and new.

(I just can't really follow the reasoning behind this 'upgrade', but, good luck with your purchase)
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02 Dec 2014   #13

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

See, it was black Friday/cyber Monday. I got it for $195 with a $20 rebate. So I should break even in the end. It definitely wouldn't have been worth it at $280
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