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Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric View Post

I can't wait for real benches so I can finally decide whether to go 7970 CF or 680 SLI! Will probably stick with Nvidia for PhysX and the fact that I am used to their drivers and support. I really wish more developers would take advantage of PhysX as it really makes a big difference in the games that support it....

why get rid of the 580s when they can max almost everything. Wouldn't you be better off waiting for for maxwell instead of kepler? I guess I just dont get the point in rushing for a performance increase when you already max everything without any struggles.
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I believe AMD spent more time optimizing the 7970 for synthetic benchmarks than games. Whereas the GTX 680 will shine over the 7970 in games rather than synthetic benchmarks.
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Is it definitely getting released on the 23rd of March?
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Is it definitely getting released on the 23rd of March?

I think that date came from the march 12 rumor, so I would not count on it...
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Hmmmmmmm looking at 680/7970 overclocked would you guys say they = or are greater than crossfire 6870's? I am looking for an upgrade to a single card.
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I think that date came from the march 12 rumor, so I would not count on it...

I didn't think so. Surely nvidia would have made an announcement on release date by now if it were true? Doesn't make much sense to not make an announcement at least a week before.
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I believe AMD spent more time optimizing the 7970 for synthetic benchmarks than games. Whereas the GTX 680 will shine over the 7970 in games rather than synthetic benchmarks.

Wow! Where have I heard this one before...

Oh wait, it was the other side of the battle when they were loosing benches.

stop stroking your ego/brand of choice so hard in public. tongue.gif
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I don't see it not being this week because at this rate the 7990 will be out before the 680.
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Am I the only one who thinks that the 680 stock will beat a stock 7970 in enough games to justify the cost and on Oced 7970 will beat an Oced 680 in enough games to justify not lowering its cost?

Seems like are wallets will be the big losers for the foreseeable future.
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Am I the only one who thinks that the 680 stock will beat a stock 7970 in enough games to justify the cost and on Oced 7970 will beat an Oced 680 in enough games to justify not lowering its cost?
Seems like are wallets will be the big losers for the foreseeable future.

Well isn't the 680 meant to be like half the price of a 7970?
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