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post #11 of 22
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now tell me why... really contemplating selling my 7970 for one considering the price vs performance
post #12 of 22
Haha "when they get better drivers" We have been asking amd for years for better drivers tongue.gif Just get a 680 and never look back.
post #13 of 22
It looks like the 680 is the victor here. It is a shame it is the same price as the 7970 for us AMD people who bought early. I would have picked up a 680 over the 7xxx series with this information, but I was betting on nVidia being reasonably more expensive than AMD which is how I justify my purchases.

Oh well.
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I was betting on nVidia being reasonably more expensive than AMD which is how I justify my purchases.
Oh well.

I feel your pain, I'm selling mine fast but I just can't understand why ATI failed so terribly, I really hate nvidia :'(
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They are pretty even when both overclocked.
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Its not the same prices as a 7970. A 7970 is 550.00 while the 680 is 500.00. $50.00 cheaper with better performance

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Its not the same prices as a 7970. A 7970 is 550.00 while the 680 is 500.00. $50.00 cheaper with better performance

In Australia they're like $600 with the OC editions at around $700+
post #18 of 22
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I feel your pain, I'm selling mine fast but I just can't understand why ATI failed so terribly, I really hate nvidia :'(

Well that is where we differ. I like nVidia just as much as I like AMD. I always go for the best bang for the buck and often in the past that has been nVidia. I got an offer I could not refuse for my 6970 so I had to upgrade and the 7950 was the only card worth buying at the time. I will stick with my purchase as the 680 really does better in tessellation which is not going to be an issue for us pc gamers as most games are console ports.

I am sticking with my purchase as I only spent 100 bucks to upgrade to this card which keeps me happy, but when the time comes for me to shell out a bunch of cash I will have to wait for both sides to be in the game.
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I know what my next upgrade will be :D

 
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post #20 of 22
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Now i'm really confused, looking at a larger variety of reviews it seems that some reviews such as tweaktown show a larger increase in fps than what seems to be true. Is the 680 truly worth selling the 7970 I currently own?
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