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That would be disappointing if it is true.
If the GTX 680 is the flagship Kepler card then It would be a disaster.
A new gen is only faster by 20% than the old gen?
Thats totally unacceptable.
At least HD7970 is 40-60% better than HD6970.
We want the same gap between the 580 & 680.
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Tick-tock Nvidia.

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post #23 of 120
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Originally Posted by HeadlessKnight View Post

That would be disappointing if it is true.
If the GTX 680 is the flagship Kepler card then It would be a disaster.
A new gen is only faster by 20% than the old gen?
Thats totally unacceptable.
At least HD7970 is 40-60% better than HD6970.
We want the same gap between the 580 & 680.

No it's really not...Not right now, anyway.

Amd's 7-series is only a 25% increase from the 6-series...Shall we ridicule them on failure and how unacceptable it is as well? A complete and utter failure because it's ONLY a 25% performance increase? God forbid there be ANY tech gain!

I always love the fact that people seem to be so critical of Nvidia's failures when their competitors don't even meet the assigned stigma...

Perhaps we should start having the same standards...just maybe?
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Nvidia is master at this. Something like 8800GTX -> 9800GTX.
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post #25 of 120
Quote:
Originally Posted by HeadlessKnight View Post

That would be disappointing if it is true.
If the GTX 680 is the flagship Kepler card then It would be a disaster.
A new gen is only faster by 20% than the old gen?
Thats totally unacceptable.
At least HD7970 is 40-60% better than HD6970.
We want the same gap between the 580 & 680.

The article doesn't say anything about the card being 'kepler'. Maybe can cross fingers and hope that this is some form of fermi die shrink
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No it's really not...Not right now, anyway.
Amd's 7-series is only a 25% increase from the 6-series...Shall we ridicule them on failure and how unacceptable it is as well? A complete and utter failure because it's ONLY a 25% performance increase? God forbid there be ANY tech gain!
I always love the fact that people seem to be so critical of Nvidia's failures when their competitors don't even meet the assigned stigma...
Perhaps we should start having the same standards...just maybe?

What are you talking about? According to this site the HD7970 is on average 42% better than HD6970
http://www.techspot.com/review/481-amd-radeon-7970/page13.html
And the minumum is 20 % & maximum is as high as 78%.
Go do some reading before posting something like this.

The GTX 680 should be AT LEAST 20% better than HD7970.

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post #27 of 120
Quote:
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The article doesn't say anything about the card being 'kepler'. Maybe can cross fingers and hope that this is some form of fermi die shrink

The article they linked is talking about Kepler.
http://vr-zone.com/articles/nvidia-kepler-to-arrive-in-march-or-april--hard-launch-only/14538.html
So this new article is an update in the information of the older article.
So yup the 680 is Kepler.
I Just hope performance is higher than HD7970 levels.
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I would go for a die shrink fermi card!
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post #29 of 120
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What are you talking about? According to this site the HD7970 is on average 42% better than HD6970
http://www.techspot.com/review/481-amd-radeon-7970/page13.html
And the minumum is 20 % & maximum is as high as 78%.
Go do some reading before posting something like this.
The GTX 680 should be AT LEAST 20% better than HD7970.
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so, GTX680 need to be on par with GTX580s then??
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post #30 of 120
Quote:
Originally Posted by HeadlessKnight View Post

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No it's really not...Not right now, anyway.
Amd's 7-series is only a 25% increase from the 6-series...Shall we ridicule them on failure and how unacceptable it is as well? A complete and utter failure because it's ONLY a 25% performance increase? God forbid there be ANY tech gain!
I always love the fact that people seem to be so critical of Nvidia's failures when their competitors don't even meet the assigned stigma...
Perhaps we should start having the same standards...just maybe?

What are you talking about? According to this site the HD7970 is on average 42% better than HD6970
http://www.techspot.com/review/481-amd-radeon-7970/page13.html
And the minumum is 20 % & maximum is as high as 78%.
Go do some reading before posting something like this.

The GTX 680 should be AT LEAST 20% better than HD7970.

I was actually more/less making a point about expectations.

Right now, soft to soft, it is a 23% TO a 78% difference...That doesn't make that slide nor the mean, 78%...

In fact, your only as strong as the weakest link in this world...so, yes, a 23% minimum improvement is still under Nvidia's 480-580 gain last year.

I don't need to read considering I already have the 7970s and have had samples for months...Like I said, you're only as strong as your weakest link and the weakest link right now, NOT OC'D is 15%...

If Nvidia's next gen's lowest scaled improvement is 25%...According to you, that's a failure and it's absolutely far from.

In my eye, ATI's improvement from last gen is only 23%...Sorry but, that's reality.
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