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Legit Reviews: GTX 680

Legit Reviews: Overclocking the GTX 680
Edited by ArkAngel666 - 3/22/12 at 6:07am
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This is a joyful thread.

I just received £400 and was going to put it on a 7870 with a HX750 PSU. I think now I'm going to extensively test my current PSU to try and prove it is still working fine xD, it runs my PC okay, its just when my cards are OC'd it shuts the whole PC down. I hope to god its the graphics cards at fault.

Either way, the best thing about this thread is that Kepler is AWESOME. As a result, AMDs inevitable price tweaking could get me interested in a 7950 or even a 7970 (I'm determined to go Red this year, I've been Green my entire life (FX5700, 6600GT SLI, 8800GT SLI, GTX460 SLI)). I just hope to god I don't have to spend anything on a new PSU, cause number one, I love my CP-850, and number two, it would hinder my ability to get a ridiculously overpowered graphics card.

Well done NVIDIA, and thankyou for (soon) fixing this broken market. Soon we will be back to last gen pricing, GTX680 will be nice and expensive, the 7970 will be less expensive, the 7950 will be at a wonderful price (£290 please) , the 7870 & 7850 will be even better (£160 and £220 respective please). Oh and nice GFX Card xD
post #103 of 148
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After spending an afternoon with our GeForce GTX 680 we found that we were able to reach +165MHz on the core and +155MHz on the memory.

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still good, hoped for higher though haha
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After spending an afternoon with our GeForce GTX 680 we found that we were able to reach +165MHz on the core and +155MHz on the memory.
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still good, hoped for higher though haha

higher? I wanna see this under water biggrin.gif
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Great results from the GTX 680 !

By these result we know four things:

1. The 7970 and the GTX 680 are both beasts

2. AMD made a huge step with its flagship card and it has nothing to be ashamed about

3. AMD needs to drop the price of its card by about 75$ and play on its efinity strengths

4. Nvidia is still king but they have some great competion
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Great results from the GTX 680 !
By these result we know four things:
1. The 7970 and the GTX 680 are both beasts
2. AMD made a huge step with its flagship card and it has nothing to be ashamed about
3. AMD needs to drop the price of its card by about 75$ and play on its efinity strengths
4. Nvidia is still king but they have some great competion

Eh, I was surprised to see AMD having better temps on their side. NVidia has always been known to run hot and handle it, but I assumed they'd try to compete in that area as well.
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Eh, I was surprised to see AMD having better temps on their side. NVidia has always been known to run hot and handle it, but I assumed they'd try to compete in that area as well.

Still great to see competition in the market and encourage innovation and not stagnation
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Looks like motherboards.org didn't like when tweaktown put up the review: http://www.facebook.com/motherboards.org/posts/10150677294733486
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I didn't exactly see it, but does this card work just as well in a PCI 2.0 slot?
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