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#1 Bosco

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 06:54 PM

Waco takes a look at Sapphire's 7950 Vapor-X:

http://www.overclock...re_7950_vaporx/

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Posted 19 September 2012 - 02:53 AM

Waco's opinion:

Personally, I have a hard time justifying that extra $50-$60 when you can get a reference PCB card with a custom cooler for nearly 15% - 25% less cash out of your wallet.

I'm just thinking the same.
So, I'm not much impressed with the card. :down:
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Posted 19 September 2012 - 02:01 PM

Waco gonna dump his 5970 for the 7950 like I did?? :P

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Posted 19 September 2012 - 02:50 PM

With prices getting driven down so much it sure makes it tough to look at aftermarket cards these days.

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Posted 19 September 2012 - 03:59 PM

Waco gonna dump his 5970 for the 7950 like I did?? :P

Actually I've got a 7870 in my rig now. Isn't that in my sig?


Edit: Yeah it's just hard to justify the added cost for a custom board when the premium is so high for it.

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Posted 19 September 2012 - 05:03 PM

Actually I've got a 7870 in my rig now. Isn't that in my sig?


Edit: Yeah it's just hard to justify the added cost for a custom board when the premium is so high for it.

Oh I didn't notice haha, you gonna throw this in now??

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Posted 19 September 2012 - 05:11 PM

Oh I didn't notice haha, you gonna throw this in now??

I have a 7970 that'll go in eventually...:lol:

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Posted 20 September 2012 - 02:21 AM

Oh I didn't notice haha, you gonna throw this in now??


You plan to take this from him? :P

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Posted 20 September 2012 - 01:04 PM

I have a 7970 that'll go in eventually...:lol:

Crossfire?? :evilgrin:

You plan to take this from him? :P

If I'm paying reviewer cost to receive it sure :P

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