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It would be great if you could do like a step-by-step zoom in set of photographs so we can see what the entire setup looks like with the Fresnel but also what it looks like in the seated position. You mentioned that your lens isn't wide enough - perhaps a tripod and some image stitching would solve that?

Hm interesting. I might just do some photo stitching to get a proper perspective.
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According to here they'll be out very, very soon.

According to Jacob from EVGA, around ~2 months for 4GB cards.

In Surround tests the 2GB limit doesn't seem to be hurting the 680, even in games with high-res texture packs:


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I will test them versus my 3GB 580's and see if the VRAM is crippling.
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post #202 of 1300
This is pretty awesome. You should take a video with a fish-eye lens.
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Wow - are those graphs stock for stock (aka 7970 at 925MHz and 680 at 1058MHz)?

If so, the cards are pretty much identical (despite that when overclocked the 7970 looks like it'll edge forward slightly).

Going to stick with AMD this time around I think.
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Wow - are those graphs stock for stock (aka 7970 at 925MHz and 680 at 1058MHz)?
If so, the cards are pretty much identical (despite that when overclocked the 7970 looks like it'll edge forward slightly).
Going to stick with AMD this time around I think.

680 can be overclocked too.
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680 can be overclocked too.

Yeah I'm well aware, but if you look logically at the graphs we've seen, the 7970 is 100MHz behind and achieving the same results, so it would seem appropriate that a 1200MHz 7970 could perform the same as a 1300MHz 680.

All I'm saying is for what I've got, swapping cards isn't really justified. I'm not trying to put down the 680!
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lolwut...

Stop making NASA jealous (and the rest of OCN). tongue.gif
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Even if you run out of VRAM you could just drop the resolution to 1200x1920 per screen instead of 1440x2304 and up the refresh rate thumb.gif plus CRTs have a "smoothing" effect so you could use less AA.
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And kill Windows Aero. It frequently eats of 500MB of VRAM. Strange how 7970 performs the same as the 680 when MSAA is not in use. AMD has always been bad at that. The [H] Skyrim test looks faulty compared to HardwareCanucks' test.
Edited by PoopaScoopa - 3/22/12 at 11:42am
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Yeah I'm well aware, but if you look logically at the graphs we've seen, the 7970 is 100MHz behind and achieving the same results, so it would seem appropriate that a 1200MHz 7970 could perform the same as a 1300MHz 680.
All I'm saying is for what I've got, swapping cards isn't really justified. I'm not trying to put down the 680!

I've read a lot of chars and while the 7970 is a great card and closes the gap some at higher resolutions, I am still going to give the edge slightly to the 680's. The 680's should also be great over-clockers, they have almost 1900MHz under LN2. Under my chilled water they should be beasts!
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lolwut...
Stop making NASA jealous (and the rest of OCN). tongue.gif

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Even if you run out of VRAM you could just drop the resolution to 1200x1920 per screen instead of 1440x2304 and up the refresh rate thumb.gif plus CRTs have a "smoothing" effect so you could use less AA.
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And kill Windows Aero. It frequently eats of 500MB of VRAM. Strange how 7970 performs the same as the 680 when MSAA is not in use. AMD has always been bad at that. The [H] Skyrim test looks faulty compared to HardwareCanucks' test.

Yes, the flexibility of the CRT Surround resolution/Hz is great. Plus like you said CRT's don' t need nearly as much AA. I used to adjust the Aero when game launched but stopped doing that with the 3GB cards. I may try it with the 680's depending on the 680's benchmarks on my setup versus the 3GB 580's.
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I've read a lot of chars and while the 7970 is a great card and closes the gap some at higher resolutions, I am still going to give the edge slightly to the 680's. The 680's should also be great over-clockers, they have almost 1900MHz under LN2. Under my chilled water they should be beasts!

Yeah go for it dude - I'm not trying to put the 680 down at all! I'm just being realistic about whether or not I feel it's worthwhile selling the 7970s for, and I can't justify it, that's all smile.gif
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