Re: Official Radeon 7970 Review and discussion thread
Interesting post Redeemed.
The 7970s success depends entirely on how you look at it,IMO:
If you look at it from AMD's perspective as a successor to their 6970, it succeeds in good fashion.
If you look at it from a high end buyers perspective, it fails for the reasons you noted.
These cards are designed over years of time, it's not like AMD knew what the 580s performance would be when they began this chip.
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