[RC5] ATI graphics card choice

Mike Reed mikereedwt at gmail.com
Sat Aug 24 07:30:07 EDT 2013


Hi Jarod,

The 7970 has 2048 Stream Processors, so it would be super at RC5. Our
speeds database has two entries for this card, one showing 3 Gk/sec and the
other showing 3.6 Gk/sec.

The more important question is:- how much do you need the other features? :)

Kind regards,
Mike


On 24 August 2013 10:13, Jarod McClintock <myself at jlmcclintock.com> wrote:

> Hi all****
>
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> I have been thinking about getting an ATI card for some time now mainly to
> help RC 5 out plus a few other projects. I'm thinking about getting a Sapphire
> HD 7970 Vapor-X for $436.92 New Zealand to get it at this price I need to
> order it on the morning of the 26th New Zealand time or the 25th US time.
> Are these a good option? I will be running it on a PCIE 2.0 slot alongside
> a GTX 660 TI on a gigabyte GAUDR3  rev 1 motherboard. Please find link to
> stats sheet.
> http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3305#sp power
> supply won't be an issue I have 1000 watts****
>
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> Thanks for any advice you can give me****
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> Cheers****
>
> Jarod****
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