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Sounds like you're an ATI Fanboi as you would put it. I personally own a 7970 and 680, I use the 680 the most due to a personally bad experience with my currently owned 7970 and previous Gigabyte Windforce 7970 (Saints Row FPS being the major). Glad the 7970 got a price drop, but from my own experience (read: other people have different luck with cards) the 680 series has ease of use on its side.
Glad this generations finally get some price war rolling, more fun for the consumer. biggrin.gif

lol i'm not fan boy as i have own 2 gtx 570's before i got my 7970's and to tell you truth i hated them they ran hot and the drives kept crashing and recovering causing my screen to blackout even when i was just surfing the web i tried uninstalling and reinstalling same results so i had to deal with it....so you see i had a bad experience with nvidia none so far with 7970's other than some bsod with 12.2 drivers with got fix with 12.3. i'm not a fanboi i just rooting for the underdog amd/ati thumb.gif

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I use gtx 680 also for the 3d scince nothing comes close to being as good or would prob try a 7970.mad.gif

it comes down to the features you like, so for a easy 3d experience nvidia is where is at less hassle vs amd offering so you made a choice base on what you like biggrin.gif
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You have no idea you don't do this in a club thread do you? Mods will intervene shortly.

chill dude i'm not looking for trouble, i simply just replied to what the user said...i wont post anything pertaining to fanboi or amd again since it consider a violation of this thread i did not know i'm not really a regular user...take chill pill dude and dont take this personal biggrin.gif
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$30 less than a 680 is the difference, not enough to give up Nvidia for an AMD card IMO.

Would have to say I agree 100 percent with this, and this is coming from someone who owns both thumb.gif I am SHOCKED at how smooth bf3 plays in SLI + surround, it's identical to how smooth it was on a single card.

PS: When they start throwing around the fanboy word, that means they've got nothing else on ya--I wouldn't worry too much about it. wink.gif
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Newegg posted my shipping details.... It's gonna be here Thursday. It's gonna be a long 3 days.

With the 7970 and 680 trading blows in performance, the biggest sell factor (to me) was temperature and noise. It's gonna be fun going back to the green side after almost 4 years.
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Would have to say I agree 100 percent with this, and this is coming from someone who owns both thumb.gif I am SHOCKED at how smooth bf3 plays in SLI + surround, it's identical to how smooth it was on a single card.
PS: When they start throwing around the fanboy word, that means they've got nothing else on ya--I wouldn't worry too much about it. wink.gif

Ive never had a bad experience with AMD or NVIDIA so I'll choose whichever ones I can afford between the 2 brands/
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I bought a second GTX 680, this time an EVGA back when it was up on TD. Should be here on thursday, but still not sure if I am gonna keep it.
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I bought a second GTX 680, this time an EVGA back when it was up on TD. Should be here on thursday, but still not sure if I am gonna keep it.

wanna sell it to me?
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I'll talk to you if I choose not to keep it.
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I'll talk to you if I choose not to keep it.

You do know the backplate can be purchased off EVGA alone? You don't need to buy a new card just to have a backplate? Same for the bracket.
 
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