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As long as you're happy and I'm sure it plays solitaire at over 30fps.

struggles actually tongue.gif lol.
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I tell ya what, I am sure glad I switched from my 7970s to a 680. These drivers are wonderful. To be honest, I am more relieved than anything, I have been fighting with AMD drivers daily for almost 2 months straight. Tonight I simply uninstalled the AMD drivers, ran driver sweeper, and then installed the Nvidia drivers and they JUST WORKED. Didn't even do a clean OS install. Good job Nvidia. smile.gif
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I tell ya what, I am sure glad I switched from my 7970s to a 680. These drivers are wonderful. To be honest, I am more relieved than anything, I have been fighting with AMD drivers daily for almost 2 months straight. Tonight I simply uninstalled the AMD drivers, ran driver sweeper, and then installed the Nvidia drivers and they JUST WORKED. Didn't even do a clean OS install. Good job Nvidia. smile.gif

Glad to hear your having trouble free issues. I know you've had your hands full getting things working properly for some time now with the 7970's. Great hardware, if only their software was as good.

I've come from a long line of ATI cards as well. (Since 3DFX shut it's doors). Been with Nvidia for last 14 months and the 580 has been the easiest card I've ever owned. I've focused more on gaming this last year than ever before and it's been very enjoyable.

You'll have to let us know how you find the comparison when you SLI the 680 because I know the main issues you've had have been with the crossfire. (I've been following the 7970 club since the cards release).

This series has some different ways of OC'ing the card which is taking some getting used to by breaking the mold as we know over clocing from the previous fabrication. Different quirks to get it right. Like the 7970 it's got a voltage limitation (1.1750v) only unlike the 7970 it doesn't have an 'unofficial' voltage unlock hack. I'm betting drivers as they improve will be the answer to getting more performance as I've learned Nvidia does quite well this past year.

See you around the club. My GTX 680 SC will be here tommorow and I'll be fiddling with finding a nice 24/7 over clock for gaming and then never look back like I did with the 580 running at 900Mhz Core at stock volts all year. thumb.gif

PS. I installed the 680 after the 580, updated to the new driver set with the 'clean install' option during the advanced installation and everything worked right out of the box when I got my 680. I sold it last week for the 680 SC incoming. Even going back to the 580, no need to do anything with drivers. It just works.
     
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Just did a 3Dmark run, idk if the scores are good?
http://3dmark.com/3dm11/3168188;jsessionid=15a28x1mngjmdpz7f8fpybllz
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I tell ya what, I am sure glad I switched from my 7970s to a 680. These drivers are wonderful. To be honest, I am more relieved than anything, I have been fighting with AMD drivers daily for almost 2 months straight. Tonight I simply uninstalled the AMD drivers, ran driver sweeper, and then installed the Nvidia drivers and they JUST WORKED. Didn't even do a clean OS install. Good job Nvidia. smile.gif

Ouch, a clean OS install, for video drivers? That's rough.
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Im getting some black dotty artifacts in Shogun 2 Fall of the Samurai during a Forest Battle. On stock clocks, temps ~65.

If only Nvidia could release some drivers that allows us to properly OC these cards. I cant push mine at all.
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Im getting some black dotty artifacts in Shogun 2 Fall of the Samurai during a Forest Battle. On stock clocks, temps ~65.
If only Nvidia could release some drivers that allows us to properly OC these cards. I cant push mine at all.

This is a known issue in the game it's self, not the cards. Also happens on GTX580's and I think any other card too. thumb.gif
    
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This is a known issue in the game it's self, not the cards. Also happens on GTX580's and I think any other card too. thumb.gif

Its a known issue that Shogun 2 has artifacts? Is that what you meant? I didnt have any with my 5850, and I only get them during land battles where theres alot of trees and some fog.
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Its a known issue that Shogun 2 has artifacts? Is that what you meant? I didnt have any with my 5850, and I only get them during land battles where theres alot of trees and some fog.

Something like this?

375


Check this out, many people complaining about it:

http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=529855

It seems to affect a huge amount of people, doesn't matter what card.
    
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Something like this?
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Check this out, many people complaining about it:
http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=529855
It seems to affect a huge amount of people, doesn't matter what card.

Yes, just like that. When I saw it I thought the card was busted or something.
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