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I would not call any HD 7970 Drivers non Beta.

They can't possibly be THAT bad.

EDIT: All I'm saying is that we can't base these scores on anything. I'll wait for legit drivers and voltage control through Afterburner, preferably, before making assumptions on scores.
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just because you are seeing that usage in BF3 does not mean it is using it. BF3 seems to scale with whatever you give it. If I were to run a 3GB card at 1080p I would probably "see" 3GB being "used" same with crysis 2.

one thing is for sure. at 1920x1200 max settings/max AA with dx11 patch, 1.5gb vram IS bottlenecking on my gtx 480 SLI. when I shoot at the water and the ground it slows down drastically. signs of vram bottleneck
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one thing is for sure. at 1920x1200 max settings/max AA with dx11 patch, 1.5gb vram IS bottlenecking on my gtx 480 SLI. when I shoot at the water and the ground it slows down drastically. signs of vram bottleneck

that's very strange, I have never had that happen when i'm playing.. that's really odd.
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I would not call any HD 7970 Drivers non Beta.

They can't possibly be THAT bad.

EDIT: All I'm saying is that we can't base these scores on anything. I'll wait for legit drivers and voltage control through Afterburner, preferably, before making assumptions on scores.

Why don't you buy one and find out?

I can confirm this, every single driver out for the 7970...they're all still beta drivers in my eyes.
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that's very strange, I have never had that happen when i'm playing.. that's really odd.

it slows down when you shoot at the ground when dust starts to come up. also with water splashing when you shoot at it. it was much worse with my gtx 470 SLI (with 1280mb vram) with 1.5gb it lessened but still far from what I want
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I'm guessing CF 7970s will beat SLI 680s. Only reason I believe so is that the two GPUs seem to be so close in performance, and AMD's GPUs seemed to have better scaling the last few generations. Anyone want take any bets? =D

As for people saying that 680GTX is a midgrade card, that's a joke. You're just listening to Nvidia marketing hype. It's a midgrade card if you count dual gpus as high end cards...
Edited by JMCB - 3/18/12 at 11:22am
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just because you are seeing that usage in BF3 does not mean it is using it. BF3 seems to scale with whatever you give it. If I were to run a 3GB card at 1080p I would probably "see" 3GB being "used" same with crysis 2.

you are wrong my friend. If you run after burner and run the Vram as LOD, you will see that when you start the game you will only use 100mb of vram. however when you start to load the first section of the map (first m-com station) your vram usage will go up to 512-700mb. and when you reach the second section of the map (second m-com station) will be using 1GB of vram, and so on...

go and try it your self. thumb.gif
    
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Thank you! Finally a person with some sense! Outlaw is just OCN's new nVidia fanboy that will try and talk down any ATI card. When in fact, 7970 vs 680 is pretty much Par to Par. If anything, nVidia should be afraid for the 8XXX series, which will probably beat 680 and is not to far away.

First of all REPORTED! Secondly why should nvidia be afraid of the 8xxxx series when they had to introduce there midgrade card to beat up the 7970,they havent even put out the high end kepler yet. thumb.gif

First of all, you shouldn't be saying reported as that starts fights. If you find a post that you find out of line, report it and let a moderator take care of it....

Second of all, Nvidia hasn't released ANY Keplers yet, and the ones that we ARE seeing leaked here....aren't looking like they're even going to beat the 7970.....which has already been out for TWO MONTHS.

I think you need to sit down, relax....and take a look at the evidence that's been shoved right in front of your nose in this thread. 7970 Crossfire is beating 680 SLI so far.
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you are wrong my friend. If you run after burner and run the Vram as LOD, you will see that when you start the game you will only use 100mb of vram. however when you start to load the first section of the map (first m-com station) your vram usage will go up to 512-700mb. and when you reach the second section of the map (second m-com station) will be using 1GB of vram, and so on...
go and try it your self. thumb.gif

im not wrong lol, everyone knows that BF3 will use as much vram as you give it maybe just a little under the limit.
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Are we ever going to see the day when they make 8 Core GPUs like CPUs have?
Just asking.... (A dumb question is the one not asked.)

We already have 1500+ so what's the point of 8?
 
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