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So.
When do we start up the GK110 rumour mill?

IMMEDIATLY, ALL ABOARD THE CRAZY TRAIN!!!
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post #122 of 880
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Well Nvidia has undercut AMD on price and overpowered them on performance... Power draw is similar.. noise is similar.
AMD its your move.. we should see those 7970s selling for 400 bucks in a week or two. And the performance kings on OCN will be selling their 7970s maybe I can pick one up for 350.. if not.. wait a month and get a 680 for cheap.
good job nvidia.. although your launch was about as unprofessional as it gets (confusion abound to say the least) the results speak for themselves.
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Can't wait to see how AMD responds to this.

I thinks thats the best part about this. Cheap CFX. No ... No CFX for me.
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post #123 of 880
Okay so how deep do you think price cuts are going to be?

What do you think the price will be for a 7870? if price drops go that far down the line.

edit: thats all this release means to me tongue.gif
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So the mighty GTX 680 is 6% faster in overall performance then the Radeon 7970? If you are one of the Nvidia fanboys who was "dissapointed" by the 7970 launch I'm not sure how you are so excited about this card.

I am quoting the 6% because Techpowerup is the review site with the largest number of games reviewed and really has the most definitive numbers. Definitely a 7990 for me.
    
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post #125 of 880
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We don't know anything as to what the "original" stock clock may or may not have been. The only evidence we've seen was an outdated GPU-Z without gtx 680 support showing that as the speed...........

Considering the stock voltage is 1.062 on the GTX 680 I'd say it's already overclocked. My factory overclocked GTX 560 ti is set to 1.050 volts. Not saying the numbers should directly translate but one would think so, given the new cards are on a smaller die.

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The only games that nVidia has been losing to the 7970 are old games like Crysis. With DX10/11 games on the horizon, optimized better and with tessellation. Crysis might look amazing but in terms of new programming for new tech its behind the times. You have to brute force that game now not to mention neither company optimizes for such an old game either. In every game, gtx 680 either beats or ties the 7970, and the ties are few and far between from the looks of it. This card looks nice. Good job nVidia (cause i know they are watching /paranoid)

What DX10/11 titles on who's horizon? It's been years now and there's how many DX11 games out there? Most games are still running DX9 by default. Maybe next year we will see most titles running DX10 or DX11 but by then these cards will be old news and slow. tongue.gif
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seems like when both are overclocked both cards are on-par. and it looks like there were even more benchmarks won by 7970 when both cards are overclocked. (video review below) almost all review sites ignored the performance when both cards are overclocked. looks like this gen both flagships are evenly matched.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Y8RZDPjMttY <--best gtx 680 review by far
Edited by jprovido - 3/22/12 at 9:10am
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Bottom line is, the 7970 is overpriced for gaming. And so are the rest of the AMD 7 series.
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Bottom line looks to be the 7970 is faster when OC'd.
    
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Nvidia hit pretty close to home run this time, more gaming perf, less power, less price, I see a price war coming soon.
 
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Bla,Bla,Bla so here we go again and along came the spider"7990" to take the crown again back for single gpu card for AMD,until later this year then arrives the deep undercover"GTX690" and spoil
the party all over again.Circle of tech going on and on.Ohh! maybe there is a another ace in the deck "8970" Ha,Ha,Ha biggrin.gif
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