No cigar It's just not quite good enough. If they had just added a couple more compute units, or whatever the next higher amount that is necessary. I assume they [Compute Units] have to be added in even numbers? That would have probably been enough with this excellent architecture to make it a compelling choice. The 7750 should have been what the 7770 ended up being. But they will just end up lowering the price on this and making something to replace the 7770's spot. Like maybe a 7775 or 7780? I guess it also depends on what Nvidia does. I hope Nvidia has managed to deal with their power consumption issues. They better have, as well as AMD has done on this generation of GPU.