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Originally Posted by PhenomHCL;15567674 
Not impressive at all.
For a 28nm die shrink, i would accept the 7770 to be the same power of a 6990, hoping nvidia out does amd, and make a decent gpu.

Do the world a favor and uninstall every internet browser you have. Look at every series of cards that has launched in the past 5 years. There isn't anywhere near that kind of performance boost obtained from a die shrink or architecture change. We're talking about 80%+ performance increase at a minimum, considering you can pack twice the transistors in the same area with 28nm, that's very, very respectable.

Anyways, now that that foolish statement has been shot down, it is great to see such a gigantic boost. I really hope this is true. I would have to get my hands on one of these.
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Wow... If Nvidia doesn't step up their about to be completely left behind.
 
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Do the world a favor and uninstall every internet browser you have, format your HDD, run 2 volts through your CPU while pouring water on the motherboard, and proceed to throw your PC out of the window. Never touch a PC again.

Fixed.
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I'm waiting for this chip. 7970 is my next GPU upgrade. Will sell my 6870s & add cash and order it as soon as it starts selling in my country.

I hope 7000 series will be here in February 2012.
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while reducing the total power consumption to nearly 30%,

Wait, does he mean by 30% or to 30%. Reducing the power by 30% would be great; reducing it to 30% would be mind blowing. I am really hoping that isn't a typo.

I think I might jump on the 7000 series, I am trying to skip generations to save money (and because it is almost pointless for me to upgrade every gen) and it is looking like that tactic is paying off.


Oh, and guys, PhenomHCL is entitled to his opinion. Even if it is horribly wrong.
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Originally Posted by G3RG;15568834 
Wow... If Nvidia doesn't step up their about to be completely left behind.

Step up, lol. What are you benchmarking? From what I have seen since the 280 Nvidia owns the market. Where is your mark3d11 score? LOL
AMD has proven time and time again they make BD, BaD decisions. Lets just hope ATI division can step up. AMD acts like they want to close. Take a good look at the top single systems. Reminds me of a bulldozer chart. The latest product doesn't offer the performance of its replacement. Its cheap.

http://www.3dmark.com/ticker/
[ame="http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=p8z070CFH3nqrHLNAe6VpRQ&w=100&h=615&gid=3&single=true"]http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=p8z070CFH3nqrHLNAe6VpRQ&w=100&h=615&gid=3&single=true[/ame]
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I'll keep an eye on this, I need a new card!
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I'd love to get one one these...I prefer the ATI cards, but they are terrible if you are using multiple non-eyefinity monitors. If they fix that I will probably get one one. However, the cries on AMD forums have been falling on deaf ears for about two years now, so I won't hold my breath
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post #49 of 314
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Originally Posted by DrFPS;15569108 
Step up, lol. What are you benchmarking? From what I have seen since the 280 Nvidia owns the market. Where is your mark3d11 score? LOL
AMD has proven time and time again they make BD, BaD decisions. Lets just hope ATI division can step up. AMD acts like they want to close. Take a good look at the top single systems.

http://www.3dmark.com/ticker/
http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=p8z070CFH3nqrHLNAe6VpRQ&w=100&h=615&gid=3&single=true
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lol. I'm not taking sides but there is so much wrong with what you posted...

Always remember that despite our unhealthy addiction to benching as OCNers, people play games, not benchmarks. And each company hold their own in certain titles. For pure performance, the GTX580 wins. For price/performance however, people on a tight budget will think twice about getting one of those (considering performance/dollar).

The second graph is pretty amusing, I must say.

Quad SLI GTX580 wins for sure (obviously). It remains funny how you seem to be advocating that Nvidia dominates in benches (sticking with those since that is the evidence you presented) while 6990 x-fire spanks the GTX590 Sli. Or how it beats multiple GTX580Tri-SLI (and the GTX480 Quad SLI).... heck, even a tri-fire 6970 (so <$1000) beats some Tri-SLI GTX580's (<~$1500).
I could go on and on but it would be pointless.

Bottom line: avoid making fanboy-ish statements where unwarranted. You run the risk of derailing the thread... which is unwelcome.

You are only hurting your argument by posting those benches, sir.

I agree with G3RG to an extent: while it is very unlikely that Nvidia will be left behind (infact, I expect next year to look like this year in the red-green battle), Nvidia will need some serious firepower assuming what AMD claims is true... however, I think we've all learned a thing or two about AMD's claims over this year.... at least in CPU's...

I am really excited for this! I probably will skip the 7xxx series and grab another 6970 for cheap (or GTX580) and xfire then lol.
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I wish there was a mobile GPU coming with that XDR2, but I think I'll need to wait until the 8k series. The HD 79xx series looks very promising.
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