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Old 11-04-2012, 03:36 PM   #1
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Default Downgrading from 7950

Selling my 7950 as it's too powerful for my needs and I need some extra cash.

Looking at either a 7850 or GTX 650 ti.

Leaning towards the 650 ti as I prefer nvidia.

Since they are pretty much the same price, I'm wondering if there will be a massive downfall in choosing the 650ti over the 7850?

Edit: Just seen http://www.tomshardware.com/news/GeF...eed,18326.html looks like I'm going with this card then!

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Old 11-04-2012, 04:00 PM   #2
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How much are you going to loose selling your 7950 used? Id it really worth buying a 650ti/7850?
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Old 11-04-2012, 04:10 PM   #3
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I got it for $500 new. Going to try sell for $400.
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Old 11-04-2012, 04:11 PM   #4
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I got it for $500 new. Going to try sell for $400.
Not a chance.
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Not a chance.
Really depends on his location. But if he's in an area where the hardware prices aren't extremely inflated then I tend to agree. Not a chance.
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Old 11-04-2012, 04:12 PM   #6
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Not a chance.
Had an offer the other day for that.
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Old 11-04-2012, 04:13 PM   #7
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Really depends on his location. But if he's in an area where the hardware prices aren't extremely inflated then I tend to agree. Not a chance.
New Zealand.

So yes, they are.
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Old 11-04-2012, 04:14 PM   #8
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Had an offer the other day for that.
Then that person is incredibly naive. These cards are going for $329 Max. Anyone willing to buy a used card for more than its worth new is really stupid.


Unless you live somewhere where you can't get it for that price, of course.
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Then that person is incredibly naive. These cards are going for $329 Max. Anyone willing to buy a used card for more than its worth new is really stupid.


Unless you live somewhere where you can't get it for that price, of course.
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Old 11-04-2012, 04:59 PM   #10
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Then that person is incredibly naive. These cards are going for $329 Max. Anyone willing to buy a used card for more than its worth new is really stupid.


Unless you live somewhere where you can't get it for that price, of course.
Not even sure if srs.

Couldn't you read me saying I got it new for $500..?

Not everyone lives in US
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Old 11-04-2012, 07:54 PM   #11
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i would not choose a GTX 650 Ti over a HD 7850 as the performance gap is to big and would be widen even farther when the HD 7850 is oc'd and there both around the same price.

28% performance difference with AMD CCC 12.8 and with the new AMD CCC 12.11 drivers the HD 7850 gets another 5% boost that's 33% faster for the same cost


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Old 11-04-2012, 07:58 PM   #12
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Couldn't you read me saying I got it new for $500..?

Not everyone lives in US
Should've said you got it for 500 NZD and this debacle could've been avoided. You must be new here (on the internet)

Regarding 7850 vs 650 ti, the former is a much better choice especially if you buy a 2GB card.

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/549?vs=680
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Old 11-04-2012, 08:00 PM   #13
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The GTX 650 Ti will be a massive downgrade. in fact too much. Get the HD 7850. its close to 40% faster than GTX 650 Ti. Overclocked the gap widens.
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Old 11-04-2012, 08:17 PM   #14
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The 7850 is MUCH faster than GTX650Ti. At the similar price the 7850 is without doubt the best choice.
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Old 11-04-2012, 10:05 PM   #15
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The GTX 650 Ti will be a massive downgrade. in fact too much. Get the HD 7850. its close to 40% faster than GTX 650 Ti. Overclocked the gap widens.
+1 to that. You will be disappointed going from a 7950 to a 650 Ti, but the difference between a 7950 and a 7850 isn't that huge.
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Old 11-05-2012, 03:00 AM   #16
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How much difference are you looking at between what you can get for the 7950 and will pay for the 7850 (assuming you're buying new) over there? Here in Australia, it's really not much (around $50 roughly) and not worth the trouble IMO.
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Old 11-05-2012, 01:39 PM   #17
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Just keep the 7950 for the future.
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Old 11-05-2012, 04:34 PM   #18
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Get a 7850... but you're kicking yourself in the ass for needing some cash now.
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