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I had for and intents and purposes decided to come inti work and focus on work today... well that went down the drain lol
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Originally Posted by GingerJohn View Post

Thanks for doing all this Pioneer, looking forward to seeing which beats which at what.
If nothing else I hope the 680 brings prices down a bit; I need a new card for my next build, don't want to have to spend >$400 on a 7950 or 680.
But they kick ass at BOINCing thumb.gif
Good point though, I wonder what kind of PPD we can expect from the new cards in both F@H and BOINC.

I PM'd the guy with the 680 and he said he'd set up folding on it tomorrow.
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post #113 of 175
Okay so we need to talk about this..

How exactly are we going to set up the tests in order to really get an equal and accurate BATTLE between the 7970 and the 680 if they are so different?

And dammit Pio why can't we Rep you grrrrrr you should have about 50 reps per minute haha. offtopic.gif Sorry about last night btw my sincerest apologies.

I would love to help but I am waiting for an EVGA unit as I have sworn my allegiance to them.
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I had for and intents and purposes decided to come inti work and focus on work today... well that went down the drain lol

hehe yah biggrin.gif I have an assignment that is due 2 days from now and I should have done some work today but I guess not.
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Okay so we need to talk about this..
How exactly are you we going to set up the tests in order to really get an equal and accurate BATTLE between the 7970 and the 680 if they are so different?
And dammit Pio why can't we Rep you grrrrrr you should have about 50 reps per minute haha. offtopic.gif Sorry about last night btw my sincerest apologies.

stock clock vs stock clock.
    
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so guys to think about it, there is really no point in upgrading to a 680 if you have a 580 3GB version. just buy another 580 and SLI. what do you think guys?

Absolutely....buy another 580 if you can.
 
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So, looks like in Crysis the i3 is definitely a bottleneck. Uploading my results now. Will post them here to show what I mean.
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I had for and intents and purposes decided to come inti work and focus on work today... well that went down the drain lol

same here smile.gif im google for the asus gtx 680 as well
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GPU-Z is saying 706Mhz but is every sure it doesn't boost to 1000Mhz when running?
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Okay so we need to talk about this..
How exactly are you we going to set up the tests in order to really get an equal and accurate BATTLE between the 7970 and the 680 if they are so different?
And dammit Pio why can't we Rep you grrrrrr you should have about 50 reps per minute haha. offtopic.gif Sorry about last night btw my sincerest apologies.

To be honest I don;t think the OP had any idea what he was stepping into by posting these pics and running a few bench's. I don't think he can keep up with the demands so most won't be fully satisfied with the results.

If a mod can PM at a good time and tell him what GPU-Z, drivers, and benches to run tomorrow (late tonight here) then maybe it might be more well received.


Still awesome to OCN as the first place to show a retail card. biggrin.gif
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How exactly are we going to set up the tests in order to really get an equal and accurate BATTLE between the 7970 and the 680 if they are so different?
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I'm going to say Stock vs Stock. OC vs OC. Then pick a whole slew of benches and various games to test them in
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