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I would stick with the 680 if you need more power them get another one. Isn't the 7970 x2 GPUs? If so that is why it would beat a single 680. I sold my 6990 and can't be more thrilled to be back with Nvidia. With AMD cards drivers where a pain and BF3 loaded slower than it does with my 680. I also had weird lag during the death animation and getting knifed. Doesn't happen anymore, Ultra settings with vsync defaults 680 clocks and very smooth. Plus Nvidia is releasing another GPU in October, November from what I see in the net. The 680 rocks!!

7970 is single gpu, the 7990 will be dual gpu. 7970 comes out ahead in more benchmarks, but they trade blows in games.
    
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I know OCN Users don't t normally take kindly to Laptop users..
But would there be an exception to add the first 680M GTX to the list?
It is on a 28nm GK104 Kepler after all thumb.gif
(Yes i know performance is around a stock 670GTX desktop anyway..)
heh... Cost just about as much as a 680GTX as well -_-
http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/4019261
http://s1011.photobucket.com/albums/af239/Sadistblinx/Pc%20pics/?action=view&current=HeavenCpuzGpuz.png
(Sorry if the image looks small >< I don't know why it did that)
HeavenCpuzGpuz.png
that's one mean little gaming laptop you have there. I have an i7 HD6990M laptop and it's nowhere near the performance of that laptop thumb.gif

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Send a Msg to tecfreak he is the one Making the custom Bios for people let him know what you have and upload your Bios to him so he can Mod it.

will do. thanks for the info +rep
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A friend on OCN wanted a noise demo of a ref cards fan. Just incase anyone here was looking for that sort of thing before buying.
    
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Have both as well.



Between the 2 cards. It really depends on what games you're playing and what features you like on them. I have 2 rigs just cause I was gone without one and came back and had the funds for the other.... lol. Anyways, the performance is negligible but I would say the GTX 680's are faster in the majority of the games I play.

The 7970's seem to get higher frames which lead to an overall BARELY higher average. But the real average per game for min/max's the GTX 680's win hands down. I like the GTX 680's more simply because they're overall a better card when it comes to power, heat, noise and so on.

The 7970's only close the performance gap because of their awesome overclocking. Both camps have issues with Sli/Crossfire -- The Crossfire bugs are a little more present in the games I play than Sli, but the control panel I actually like better on ATI vs's Nvidia's.

You can't go wrong with either, but again... my 0.02c is that the GTX 680's are a better card.
     
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Yeah I've had both 7970s and 680s and I prefer the 680s. Much quieter and just way less problems in general, at least in a CF vs SLI perspective. Plenty of 7970s won't even match 1200MHz, a mate got one a little while ago and it topped out at 1175MHz regardless of voltage
Well I think is luck my 680 and sli won't pass 1202ghz
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post #4326 of 6048
updated my gpu-z might as well post a validation and screenshot. lemme join the club guys thumb.gif


http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/f7yec/ <--validation

my less than impressive, crappy overclockng gtx 680(barely an increase from the stock core clock). dunno why the boost say 1214mhz. but it's at 1233mhz when I game/benchmark.

I want to do the volt mod thingy. can someone link me the guide? thanks
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Originally Posted by furyn9 View Post

Well I think is luck my 680 and sli won't pass 1202ghz

good to hear im not the only one here with a crappy overclocking card. im gonna give this volt mod a try. if all else fails I might sell this card and get a 7970
Edited by jprovido - 8/10/12 at 7:51pm
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updated my gpu-z might as well post a validation and screenshot. lemme join the club guys thumb.gif

http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/f7yec/ <--validation
my less than impressive, crappy overclockng gtx 680(barely an increase from the stock core clock). dunno why the boost say 1214mhz. but it's at 1233mhz when I game/benchmark.
I want to do the volt mod thingy. can someone link me the guide? thanks
good to hear im not the only one here with a crappy overclocking card. im gonna give this volt mod a try. if all else fails I might sell this card and get a 7970
I feel very tempting to get the radeon 7970 right now is only $386.81 at microcenter .
But I'll gonna try to flash the bios to see what happen smile.gif
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0396056
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My 680 is already craping out on me. :/ I can't even benchmark mark11 at my last stable clocks from yesterday or play BF3 without crashing to the desktop driver not responding. Time to take a trip too Microcenter tomorrow and exchange her out.
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My 680 is already craping out on me. :/ I can't even benchmark mark11 at my last stable clocks from yesterday or play BF3 without crashing to the desktop driver not responding. Time to take a trip too Microcenter tomorrow and exchange her out.

Were u running the modded Bios? if not how hard were u pushing the card?
    
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Very strange? I just did another bench and got the highest score yet for my last highest settings, went over 11K this time. I guess she's ok. What started the whole crashing was I set my memory to +500MHz with +100 GPU OS and ran mark11. I saw red splotches a few times during the benchmark but I stopped it before it finished test 1. Then I went to play BF3 and it crashed at my last highest stable settings. After that I unistalled the drivers and installed them again. Ran mark11 at 132, 150, 250 and crash, crash. Maybe its going out with some dignity hitting over 11k and then she will die???
http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/4092227
Stock BIOS, can't seem to find any modded 4GB BIOS.
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+250MHZ

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Now mark11 crashes with same settings??? Exchange time.
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