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It's beats it's competitor where it's aimed to compete. I would expect a company (who's bottom line is money) to try and make as much profit as cheaply as possible. Any train of thought that leads you anywhere close to the conclusion that NV = semi-charity is absurd.
They are already pricing it 50$ less than it's direct competitor whilst having better performance.

This. It's by no definition of any remote wording, a "mid-range" part: this is a top-end GPU in every regard. Nvidia is a company, they try to make money as they're supposed to.
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Yea, it's a high end part. You expect them to subsidize it for you? What are you a corn farmer?
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I'm a fan of Guru3d and Hardware Canucks. I don't buy into hardocp's subjective/non-controlled testing methods, and their test suite is limited due to it as well. Techpowerup is good for raw numbers, too, across some titles that many don't test.

bit-tech.net is one of the best out there, they're UK based, so they sometimes get reviews up earlier than most well known US pages.

They're also one of the few that put Min FPS in their benchmarks, which is much more important than straight up Avg FPS IMO.
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bit-tech.net is one of the best out there, they're UK based, so they sometimes get reviews up earlier than most well known US pages.
They're also one of the few that put Min FPS in their benchmarks, which is much more important than straight up Avg FPS IMO.

Yeah, hardware canucks does minimum fps as well, it's an EXTREMELY important metric. Thanks for the heads-up on bit-tech, didn't remember they did those numbers too.
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It's beats it's competitor where it's aimed to compete. I would expect a company (who's bottom line is money) to try and make as much profit as cheaply as possible. Any train of thought that leads you anywhere close to the conclusion that NV = semi-charity is absurd.
They are already pricing it 50$ less than it's direct competitor whilst having better performance.

couldnt of said that any better.


remember people, money + proft = happy shareholders. thumb.gif
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Looks like a great card, I hope its great and lowers the price of current GPU's on the market.
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Yep. I say fff the 7970. My choice is made. 680 all the way.
Now for the waiting game and the F5 Olympics. mad.gif
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So when you self-overclock the gpu, are we overclocking the Turbo end? Or does Turbo feature get disabled as soon as we manually OC. What ya think...

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I'd guess you're overclocking the base clock and the turbo's base, as a delta. We saw a slide reflecting this sort of method, which looks more and more true as we near launch.
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