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The only Downside to GTX680 is 2GB/256-Bit which could or could not matter. Also Power Delivery System. Even if its as Fast as HD 7970 once overcloked a lot of people will get it simply because its Nvidia and they are used to their good drivers.
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You do realize that Skyrim benchmark is completely messed up? The 7970 is using supersampling. I don't know what Hard was thinking
And adding a bunch of benchmarks where both cards are over 100FPS is not really impressive. Look at OCing benchmarks and get back to us.

I did that add this didn't I?
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Care to comment on the rest? Since you did say that everything he said is sourced somewhere in the reviews.
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You do realize that Skyrim benchmark is completely messed up? The 7970 is using supersampling. I don't know what Hard was thinking
And adding a bunch of benchmarks where both cards are over 100FPS is not really impressive. Look at OCing benchmarks and get back to us.

Are you here just to keep grabbing for that crown on someone else's head?

PhysX, 3-monitors on one card, great tessellation, FXAA1/FXAA2, and Adaptive V-Sync king.gif
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Related question:

How far away is Directx12 ???

I mean.. I made that mistake before...I spend a lot in a 3850 back in the day...and some months later Directx11 was announced... frown.gif
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Looks like to me, Nvidia wins because of driver performance, not architecture/compute performance.

Good to get AMD in a tough spot though. I wanna see a cheap 7970.
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This is afterall a MAINSTREAM card, delivering high end gaming performance.

Yeah, but it's not. The $500 price tag puts it out of reach of EVERY mainstream gamer. $200 cards are mid-high mainstream cards. $500+ cards are flagship cards. While the GTX680 looks to be an improvement, and certainly a step in the right direction for Nvidia, it's still a bit disappointing. What happened to all that talk about 30% increase over the 7970?
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I did that add this didn't I?
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Care to comment on the rest? Since you did say that everything he said is sourced somewhere in the reviews.

Ok well you posted that review.

700

Now I will post this one. See how easy that was? Oh at higher resolutions the difference is even smaller and the review I posted tested more games. You probabally don't even want to see the OC results from VR Zone. The point is that you can make these numbers say pretty much whatever you want. I can cherry pick OC results that have the 7970 as the all around faster card.
    
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Related question:
How far away is Directx12 ???
I mean.. I made that mistake before...I spend a lot in a 3850 back in the day...and some months later Directx11 was announced... frown.gif

Expect it to coincide with a new version of windows (not windows 8) and/or new consoles. Not any earlier.
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Ok well you posted that review.

Now I will post this one. See how easy that was? Oh at higher resolutions the difference is even smaller and the review I posted tested more games. You probabally don't even want to see the OC results from VR Zone. The point is that you can make these numbers say pretty much whatever you want. I can cherry pick OC results that have the 7970 as the all around faster card.

Then you clearly missed the original point of why I posted those.

Bottom line is, the 680 IS faster, I don't know why guys are trying to down play it so much. ( Looks at your sig rig, makes perfect sense )
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Expect it to coincide with a new version of windows (not windows 8) and/or new consoles. Not any earlier.

I would expect it with the release of the 720 at this point. It won't be Windows 8 because MS would be talking about it already. Really though no developers are even taking advantage of DX11 yet. We have not had a single game made from the ground up for DX11. I'm a little foggy on this but I don't think we've even had a from the ground up DX10 game so devs still have a long way to go with 11.
    
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