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Originally Posted by geoxile View Post

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/HIS/Radeon_HD_6970/29.html
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More like 40-50% faster than the GTX580. Even with patches the 580 can't be more than 20% faster considering how close the 6970 is to the 570. That still puts it at around 30-50% faster than the GTX580 with approx 50-70% performance increases over the 6970. The GTX580 is going to get its arse kicked. At least Nvidia has better drivers m'rite gaiz?
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Originally Posted by Arthedes View Post

...which a 580 cant match, with considerably less power draw

I never would have guessed a 28nm GPU would use less power while reaching higher clock speeds.

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40nm with a huge die compared to a 28nm with a smaller die. Doesn't take a rocket scientist to see that it would achieve higher clocks and lower power consumption.

I don't understand why so many people are comparing a 580 to a 7970 based on 28nm in things like clock speed and power consumption. Save those comparisons for a COMPARABLE product, say a GTX 680.
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It's not the ocean tess that's the problem, it's those darn road blocks. Most realistic road blocks in ANY GAME EVAR!

Conspiracy with hardware makers!! Seriously though, excessive, useless implementation of tessellation.
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Originally Posted by Inglewood78 View Post

They come from here:
http://www.abload.de/image.php?img=slides0vka9.png
Which are too damn tiny to look at.
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Originally Posted by blackbalt89 View Post

I never would have guessed a 28nm GPU would use less power while reaching higher clock speeds.
rolleyes.gif
40nm with a huge die compared to a 28nm with a smaller die. Doesn't take a rocket scientist to see that it would achieve higher clocks and lower power consumption.
I don't understand why so many people are comparing a 580 to a 7970 based on 28nm in things like clock speed and power consumption. Save those comparisons for a COMPARABLE product, say a GTX 680.

Clock speed doesn't really matter. Performance, price and power consumption do however, at least as long as the 580 is still on the market. They are strong reasons for someone to buy a product.

If two products compete with each other, it doesn't matter what's newer or on a different process. Nvidia doesn't get a get out of jail free card in the real world just because their cards are older.
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Which are too damn tiny to look at.

I know mad.gif
 
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Nice post. Looking forward to the full size gaming slides being released. smile.gif
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I like the fact that they state 1Ghz but 175Mhz is not really much. My HD 5850 did 1Ghz a lot time ago and that was 275Mhz. GTX470 did 850Mhz and thats 340Mhz. Thats what i call OC headroom.
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Only problem I have is the price. $550 seems too expensive for this type of GPU. Yes, I know it outperforms the GTX 580, but this is a new generation of cards. I was really hoping the 7950 would be ~$300 and the 7970 to be around $400 but it looks like that is not the case.
Nevertheless if the 7950 ends up being under $350 I will buy one.

?

I'm pretty sure the 7950 is supposed to be around $350 while the 7970 is supposed to be around $450, correct me if I'm wrong.
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Just when I get two 6990's
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performance will be horrible without the right drivers. Let's hope that AMD will pick up the ball in that court (because lets face it, they dropped it recently...)
 
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