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think what Nvidia will bring to the table then wink.gif Nvidia GTX780 benchmarks that were posted here yesterday (*if true)clearly shows Nvidia once again will come ahead as a winner though the release of the card is still....hanging
     
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For me I welcome the 7970s. I just downgraded from a 4870 (gave it to my father) to an Intel HD 3000 aka my cell phone does better 3d processing.
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New architecture + PCI Express 3.0 I don't see why people are surprised by the numbers being thrown out there in terms of performance increases. The third generation is a improved slot as well, so numbers obviously should be decent. The 8000 series will be the cards to talk about once they master the 28nm technology. But to me a video card is a video card, bring on the 7000's so I can get my 6970 for cheap. biggrin.gif
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That seems a little disappointing to me. Guess we will see.
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Originally Posted by iamgaming View Post

look at improvement from HD 4000 series to HD 5000, HD 4890 to HD 5870 (highest single gpus from each series), HD 7970 should be faster more than 40% cause it's not a revised polished version, it's completely new architecture, though speaking of new architecture nvidia fermi was a failure when it was introduced with GTX 400 series.

Same amount of ROPS, and GCN is more of a rearrangement than brand new architecture, it's still borrowing a LOT of similarities processor wise from its predecessor, as far as i've seen and read.

More stream processors is all it's really bringing to the table, as memory bandwidth wasn't a major limiting factor on Cayman. 30% seems accurate. Time will tell.

It won't touch a 1024C/512bit GTX 780.
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Thought we banned FUD a few years back?
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Thought we banned FUD a few years back?

No. There was a bit of movement to do it but we decided the best compromise was to make the Rumors/Unconfirmed section.
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No. There was a bit of movement to do it but we decided the best compromise was to make the Rumors/Unconfirmed section.

What a great addition. Good compromise. I've enjoyed the rumors section more than all the legitimate sections combined thumb.gif
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about 30 percent faster in 3DMark when compared to the Radeon HD 6970.

It already basically says "not true for real world performance"
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I thought 30% faster than last years flagship is actually a good thing. Am I missing something here?

Going from 40nm to 28nm with a new architecture and only being 30% faster is a BAD thing. this should be AT LEAST 60% faster and thats still bad
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