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i own 3 and have no regrets. especially not knowing if that card was oced and other factors. (and how many months late to the game?) also we are aware of a driver coming to the 7970 for atleast a 10% increase in performance. not including what kind of monster the 7970 is oced.
my wife may enjoy the green team this go round. but im holding judement until the real reviews come. thumb.gif

That so-called Radeon "driver" already hit. The card was not oc'd. The Kepler drivers are early. 7970 oc's are typically 1050mhz to 1100mhz at best. You get a lot of people touting their 1200mhz oc but it's usually not 24/7 stable. Stock to stock is a valid comparison just like this review did. OC's are never guaranteed.

Besides, when a superior card (GTX 680) on every metric is available for the same price or less, who cares anymore about the Radeon 7970?
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Why bother include 1680x1050 for these cards. Also i can have any card i want. I have the HD 7970 because it was the fasted. Stop looking at other peoples rigs and assume. Keep your Nvidia Love to yourself.

I'm just reporting the facts, sir.
Edited by GoldenTiger - 3/20/12 at 8:45am
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Now I wanna see some OCs and how well they scale....the added multi monitor support has me thinking green this time around... biggrin.gif
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Now I wanna see some OCs and how well they scale....the added multi monitor support has me thinking green this time around... biggrin.gif

Me too... rumors were they could go to 1300-1400mhz, I wonder if it's true eek.gif like the performance info was?
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Returning my (unopened) GTX 480s and getting these.

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Returning my (unopened) GTX 480s and getting these.

My $500 Radeon 7950 is already in transit back to Amazon for a refund. Picking up 1-2 GTX 680's the instant I can.
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Looks like it just barely edges the 7970 in some instances, and trumps it by a good amount in others. thumb.gif
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Ok the Nvidia 600 series looks to be a winner. Now I need 550$ for one.
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curious what about multi GPU performance?
did nVidia already improve their SLI efficiency?

what about 2x 680 vs 2x 7970, triple & quad?
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Haha so funny ZealotKi11er trying to bash it again, trying to validate his purchase of the 7970 =)
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Looks like it just barely edges the 7970 in some instances, and trumps it by a good amount in others. thumb.gif

U mean like the 7970 does to the GTX580 ?thumb.gif
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