Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Hardware News › [Various] NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 Review: Retaking The Performance Crown
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

[Various] NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 Review: Retaking The Performance Crown - Page 43

post #421 of 880
Quote:
Originally Posted by Riou View Post

680 and 7970 are poor cards to purchase. wink.gif

Actually I know what you are saying but that aint going to stop me from ordering two 680 lightnings when available...
post #422 of 880
Quote:
Originally Posted by m3t4lh34d View Post

Look at how pathetic the 680s score in Quad SLI vs the 7970s...


http://nl.hardware.info/reviews/2641/7/nvidia-geforce-gtx-680-quad-sli-review-english-version-battlefield-3


Hey OP. why dont you add this to the review list? Hmm... wonder why. rolleyes.gif

he did already. way to fail, whilst perpetuating the wave of stupidity that has been rolling on here lately. your own setup doesn't fair too great overall in that same review.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Projector View Post

Just ignore him he's another but hurt jumped the gun 7970 owner who wishes he waited and got a 680 redface.gif

he is just one guy. and both cards still have their respective appeal. to the more objective buyer the gtx680 is an easy choice at this point. there is no doom and gloom scenario here.
My System
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4770K @ 4.7ghz Gigabyte Z87X-UD4H EVGA GTX 980TI ACX 2.0  8GB G.Skill Trident X 2400 mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung 830 SSD 128GB 3TB Toshiba  3TB Toshiba Custom Water 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Window 7 Ultimate 64 bit HP 23xi Corsair HX750i Phanteks Enthoo Luxe 
Mouse
Logitech G600 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4770K @ 4.7ghz Gigabyte Z87X-UD4H EVGA GTX 980TI ACX 2.0  8GB G.Skill Trident X 2400 mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung 830 SSD 128GB 3TB Toshiba  3TB Toshiba Custom Water 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Window 7 Ultimate 64 bit HP 23xi Corsair HX750i Phanteks Enthoo Luxe 
Mouse
Logitech G600 
  hide details  
Reply
post #423 of 880
i think all the confusion about the performance scaling of OC'd 680s can be partly explained by these posts by SKYMTL

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?277763-%E2%80%9CKepler%E2%80%9D-Nvidia-GeForce-GTX-780&p=5072730&viewfull=1#post5072730
http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?277763-%E2%80%9CKepler%E2%80%9D-Nvidia-GeForce-GTX-780&p=5072748&viewfull=1#post5072748

All the review sites are setting offsets and then counting that as the overclock but according to SKYMTL, there is no way currently to tell what the card actually overclocks to in a game. The potential maximum is the base turbo + offset but it can only reach that if there is head room in the power envelope for the card to clock that high.

Basically in something less intense, a 680 (with the appropriate offset) could OC to ~1200+ MHz whereas in a more intensive game it'll only boost to ~1100 MHz. This is probably why performance scaling looks so poor for an OC'd 680. Even if a site lists the overclock at 1200+ MHz, the actual overclock is on a game by game basis.
Edited by Vowels - 3/22/12 at 6:10pm
Neutrino
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 6700K Asus Z170I PRO GAMING Gigabyte GTX 1070 Mini ITX Corsair 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200MHz 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingOS
Crucial MX300 750GB Scythe Big Shuriken 2 rev. B Cryorig XT140 fan Windows 10 Pro 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Topre Realforce 87u 55g Corsair SF450 Lazer3D LZ7 Logitech G303 
Mouse PadAudio
Steelseries 4HD Audio Technica ATH-M50 
  hide details  
Reply
Neutrino
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 6700K Asus Z170I PRO GAMING Gigabyte GTX 1070 Mini ITX Corsair 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200MHz 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingOS
Crucial MX300 750GB Scythe Big Shuriken 2 rev. B Cryorig XT140 fan Windows 10 Pro 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Topre Realforce 87u 55g Corsair SF450 Lazer3D LZ7 Logitech G303 
Mouse PadAudio
Steelseries 4HD Audio Technica ATH-M50 
  hide details  
Reply
post #424 of 880
Quote:
Originally Posted by jprovido View Post

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

yeah i figured. OC'd both cards get even.
post #425 of 880
Most games tested, the most used resolution (no 1080p sadly), 7% difference. A FACT. So no word about how 680 demolishes 7970 because you are saying false statement.
700

Clock-for-clock both cards would perform ~identical. A FACT.

But 680 is 50$ cheaper and consumes less, so if you only game then you know what your choice is.
post #426 of 880
everyone is focusing on stock performance when we all know we should be comparing OC benchmarks

and at ~1200mhz, these cards are very very similar. anyone who purchased a 7970 shouldn't regret their decision one bit. besides, the 7970 is still the better card for multi-monitor gaming and is probably more future-proof.
post #427 of 880
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ha-Nocri View Post

Most games tested, the most used resolution (no 1080p sadly), 7% difference. A FACT. So no word about how 680 demolishes 7970 because you are saying false statement.

-snip-

Clock-for-clock both cards would perform ~identical. A FACT.
But 680 is 50$ cheaper and consumes less, so if you only game then you know what your choice is.

Most people are beginning to realize that Kepler, as amazing as it sounded on paper, isn't as good as people thought it was going to be. It uses 3.5 billion transistors as opposed to the 4billion in the HD 79xx cards, and even though power consumption is considered lower (I don't fully agree with this, but whatever.) compute performance also takes a hit. Nvidia says drivers will fix this, but those drivers aren't due out for a while, so who knows.

As far as gaming performance goes, as soon as you clock both cards similarly, the performance becomes eerily close, so those of you guys that have an HD 7970 already, overclock your card to 1Ghz or a little bit higher, and enjoy your GTX 680-like performance from an AMD card. It's that simple. wink.gif
Everest - Intel
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 4790k Gigabyte Z97X Gaming 7 MSI Geforce GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X 16GB (2x8) Patriot Viper 1866Mhz  
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Seagate 3TB, WD 500GB HDD, WD 640GB HD Samsung 850 EVO 512GB Samsung DVD-Burner Corsair H110 w/ Dual Aerocool DS 140mm fans 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 10 Pro Dell S2716DG (1440p, 144hz Gsync) AOC U3477 PQU (3440x1440 IPS) Logitech G810 Orion Spectrum 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Evga SuperNOVA 750 G2 NZXT Phantom 530 Black Logitech G502 Proteus Core Corsair MM400 
AudioAudioAudio
Creative Sound Blaster E5 DAC/AMP Sennheiser HD 598 Headphones HyperX Cloud Headset 
  hide details  
Reply
Everest - Intel
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 4790k Gigabyte Z97X Gaming 7 MSI Geforce GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X 16GB (2x8) Patriot Viper 1866Mhz  
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Seagate 3TB, WD 500GB HDD, WD 640GB HD Samsung 850 EVO 512GB Samsung DVD-Burner Corsair H110 w/ Dual Aerocool DS 140mm fans 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 10 Pro Dell S2716DG (1440p, 144hz Gsync) AOC U3477 PQU (3440x1440 IPS) Logitech G810 Orion Spectrum 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Evga SuperNOVA 750 G2 NZXT Phantom 530 Black Logitech G502 Proteus Core Corsair MM400 
AudioAudioAudio
Creative Sound Blaster E5 DAC/AMP Sennheiser HD 598 Headphones HyperX Cloud Headset 
  hide details  
Reply
post #428 of 880
Quote:
Originally Posted by naizarak View Post

everyone is focusing on stock performance when we all know we should be comparing OC benchmarks
and at ~1200mhz, these cards are very very similar. anyone who purchased a 7970 shouldn't regret their decision one bit. besides, the 7970 is still the better card for multi-monitor gaming and is probably more future-proof.

Has there been a clock for clock review yet?
 
Cheesecake
(16 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k Gene-Z Gen3 R9 290 G.Skill Sniper 8 GB 1866 9-9-9-28-1T 
CoolingCoolingPowerCase
Kraken Lots of airflow :P TX850 version 2 Plasti-Dipped 350D 
AudioAudioAudio
Xonar DX [sold] Sennheiser HD 555 FiiO E10 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsCooling
Phenom II X4 @ 4000/2800 ASRock Extreme4 970 Big Air Cheesecake  Tr Silver Arrow 
CoolingCase
Tr Shaman Centurion 590 
  hide details  
Reply
 
Cheesecake
(16 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k Gene-Z Gen3 R9 290 G.Skill Sniper 8 GB 1866 9-9-9-28-1T 
CoolingCoolingPowerCase
Kraken Lots of airflow :P TX850 version 2 Plasti-Dipped 350D 
AudioAudioAudio
Xonar DX [sold] Sennheiser HD 555 FiiO E10 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsCooling
Phenom II X4 @ 4000/2800 ASRock Extreme4 970 Big Air Cheesecake  Tr Silver Arrow 
CoolingCase
Tr Shaman Centurion 590 
  hide details  
Reply
post #429 of 880
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mesmero View Post

313

LoL'z... biggrin.gif
tehNewbuild
(17 items)
 
CM 830
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500K 4.7 ghz @ 1.3v ASUS P8Z68 DELUXE/GEN3 Asus Matrix GTX 580 Platinum 16 gigs G.Skill Ripjaws X DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
450 gig Western Digital Velociraptor 450 gig Western Digital Velociraptor Antec KUHLER H2O 920 Windows 7 Ultimate X64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ASUS VW246H 24" Saitek Gamer Corsair AX1200 Silverstone FT02B-W 
MouseMouse PadAudioOther
Razer Abyssus Razer eXactMat Creative Titanium HD Denon AH-D5000 Headphones 
Other
Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro 80 Headphones 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel e6600 Asus P5W DH Deluxe GTX 275 8 gigs CORSAIR XMS2 6400C5DHX 
Hard DriveMonitorPowerCase
Western Digital 300GB Raptor Asus VW246H Enermax EGX1000EWL Cooler Master Stacker 830 
  hide details  
Reply
tehNewbuild
(17 items)
 
CM 830
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500K 4.7 ghz @ 1.3v ASUS P8Z68 DELUXE/GEN3 Asus Matrix GTX 580 Platinum 16 gigs G.Skill Ripjaws X DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
450 gig Western Digital Velociraptor 450 gig Western Digital Velociraptor Antec KUHLER H2O 920 Windows 7 Ultimate X64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ASUS VW246H 24" Saitek Gamer Corsair AX1200 Silverstone FT02B-W 
MouseMouse PadAudioOther
Razer Abyssus Razer eXactMat Creative Titanium HD Denon AH-D5000 Headphones 
Other
Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro 80 Headphones 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel e6600 Asus P5W DH Deluxe GTX 275 8 gigs CORSAIR XMS2 6400C5DHX 
Hard DriveMonitorPowerCase
Western Digital 300GB Raptor Asus VW246H Enermax EGX1000EWL Cooler Master Stacker 830 
  hide details  
Reply
post #430 of 880
Nvidia is just better: FACT
GTX 580 was faster then HD 6970 but more expensive. $125. FACT
For AMD to even come close to Nvidia TOP of the line they had to Charge us extra $50 and still lose. FACT
AMD got work to do. FACT.
Ishimura
(21 items)
 
Silent Knight
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 3770K @ 4.6GHz ASRock Z77E-ITX eVGA GTX 1080 Ti Hybrid AMD Radeon R9 16GB DDR3-2400MHz  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB Toshiba X300 5TB Corsair H100i GTX eVGA Hybrid Water Cooler  
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
4x GentleTyphoon AP-15 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Philips Brilliance BDM4065UC 4K Razer BlackWidow Chroma  
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
eVGA SuperNOVA 750 G3 Define Nano S Logitech G502 Proteus Core PECHAM Gaming Mouse Pad XX-Large 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Audioengine D1 DAC Mackie CR Series CR3 Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Sennheiser HD 598 
Audio
Sony XB950BT 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X4 955 @ 4.2GHz ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB @ 1200/1500 2x 4GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
OCZ Agility 3 60GB WD Caviar Green 1.5TB 2 x Seagate Barracuda 2TB XSPC Raystorm 
CoolingCoolingOSPower
EK-FC7970 XSPC RS360 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Corsair TX750 
Case
NZXT Switch 810  
  hide details  
Reply
Ishimura
(21 items)
 
Silent Knight
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 3770K @ 4.6GHz ASRock Z77E-ITX eVGA GTX 1080 Ti Hybrid AMD Radeon R9 16GB DDR3-2400MHz  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB Toshiba X300 5TB Corsair H100i GTX eVGA Hybrid Water Cooler  
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
4x GentleTyphoon AP-15 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Philips Brilliance BDM4065UC 4K Razer BlackWidow Chroma  
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
eVGA SuperNOVA 750 G3 Define Nano S Logitech G502 Proteus Core PECHAM Gaming Mouse Pad XX-Large 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Audioengine D1 DAC Mackie CR Series CR3 Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Sennheiser HD 598 
Audio
Sony XB950BT 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X4 955 @ 4.2GHz ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB @ 1200/1500 2x 4GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
OCZ Agility 3 60GB WD Caviar Green 1.5TB 2 x Seagate Barracuda 2TB XSPC Raystorm 
CoolingCoolingOSPower
EK-FC7970 XSPC RS360 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Corsair TX750 
Case
NZXT Switch 810  
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Hardware News
Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Hardware News › [Various] NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 Review: Retaking The Performance Crown