Originally Posted by Rollo
Look at it this way-
Some of you have spent the last year saying "The 6970 is only 15% slower and it cheaper!".
Now you're going to say "The 7970 is a whole 15% faster and it's more expensive!"?
There's a disconnect there.
580 is 15% faster than 6970 and over 40% more expensive.
7970 averages 24% faster than 580 (source)
and is 10% more expensive.
That's where the disconnect lies.