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There was a die shrink from 200 => 400 but TDP went up.
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The trend in general over the last 10 years has been ever higher power consumption and TDP.
 
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Epic demos Kepler GPU, could be faster than three GeForce GTX 580s
Just a teaser posted by TechSpot

Isn't there two threads already started about that precise demo????? Sorry....nothing new IMO
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Unless the 680 is significantly faster than the 7970 and $50-$100 cheaper, I am just going to wait out this generation. Nvidia is so late to the game that you are either best off just having bought the 7950/7970 when they came out or waiting a few more months for when Nvidia's true flagships come out. I have a feeling people are going to be pissed in a few months when when the 8xxx/7xx series come out and they are left with old technology that didn't even have more than a few minutes in the spotlight.

I was really looking forward to the 28nm process and was very patient, but this is just getting a bit ridiculous. 7970 is overpriced and I can understand why, but this time the cost was just too much for the performance that was gained.

I'l wait for the 680 to be released, but I have a feeling I will be disappointed and I'll end up slapping a waterblock to my 6970 that I managed to cheaply pick up when the 7970 was released.

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Yeah, I think 7xx and 8xxx will be where it's at. 28nm is too expensive right now.
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EL-OH-EL @ the people who stayed up to read a review. lachen.gif
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So if the card is being released on the 22nd, how soon before will we be seeing reviews?
IIRC the 7970 reviews were out on 12/23/11, a couple of weeks prior to it being available for sale.
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So if the card is being released on the 22nd, how soon before will we be seeing reviews?
IIRC the 7970 reviews were out on 12/23/11, a couple of weeks prior to it being available for sale.

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