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7990 vs 690 = epic showdown
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Exactly golden they keep coming to every single 680 thread and going "oh wow glad I got my 7970 when I did it just oc's so much better!" Or little snydey remarks "its k I guess not that great not up to hype etc.
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Unless ur running lots of screens at once u should stop supporting these over priced, under utilized cards. What I'm waiting for is nvidia and ati pushing for better PC gaming experiences. Its sad today we still get console ports while most of u ripped off from spending $500 on 1 gpu to play a upscaled Xbox 360 game.
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The 7970 is to the GTX 680 now as the 580 3GB was to the 7970 when it came out. The 7970 didn't become a bad card all of a sudden, it's just slower than the GTX 680, uses more power and is overpriced. At the same time it's definately not worth upgrading to the GTX 680 just as it was from a GTX 580 to 7970, unless you want to have the fastest.
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I love all this stupid bickering over nothing. U guys are all sheep, buying the next shiny toy that comes out. Unless ur running lots of screens at once u should stop supporting these over priced, under utilized cards. What I'm waiting for is nvidia and ati pushing for better PC gaming experiences. Its sad today we still get console ports while most of u ripped off from spending $500 on 1 gpu to play a upscaled Xbox 360 game. Its sad how short sighted most people are.. sigh

so_wrong.gif. Sorry, but your post is so wrong, it realllllyyyyyyyy doesn't need to even be argued as it's plainly obvious. I'll let someone else tear it if they want...
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The 7970 is to the GTX 680 now as the 580 3GB was to the 7970 when it came out. The 7970 didn't become a bad card all of a sudden, it's just slower than the GTX 680, uses more power and is overpriced. At the same time it's definately not worth upgrading to the GTX 680 just as it was from a GTX 580 to 7970, unless you want to have the fastest.

Yeah, if you already own a 7970 and can't return it there's no real sense in selling, losing money, then upgrading. However, if you're buying a card new now or can return your 7970 for full price still it's a no-brainer as the GTX 680 is a superior card all-around.
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What is the deal with the 7970 being cripled by AA compared to the 680 in this test?


http://hardocp.com/article/2012/03/22/nvidia_kepler_gpu_geforce_gtx_680_video_card_review/6

I know that's an insane amount of eyecandy, but It's still really strange to see such a disparity.
    
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Unless ur running lots of screens at once u should stop supporting these over priced, under utilized cards. What I'm waiting for is nvidia and ati pushing for better PC gaming experiences. Its sad today we still get console ports while most of u ripped off from spending $500 on 1 gpu to play a upscaled Xbox 360 game.

~1,160 posts and you still think OCN is a PC gaming forum? As Mad Pistol said, your name makes what you saying extremely ironic and downright funny.

Lots of people here buy hardware to play with it... playing games comes second. This really shouldn't need to be said, this is a overclocking forum. You are on the wrong forum if that's your views on hardware.
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How about looking at the bigger picture as most of u guys are also the same ones complaining about ports. Nvidia and ati should have a responsibility above manufacturing hardware. They should also pioneer the efforts to create a standard in PC gaming that high profile games should have nowadays. Dx11 optimization on all cards etc. Game developers and graphic manufacters need to be hand in hand.
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I bet this card (or at least it's GPU - GK104) will be the new 8800GTX (the G92) xD . It will be renamed , and renamed and so on, until they finally decide on a new entry level card.
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How about looking at the bigger picture as most of u guys are also the same ones complaining about ports. Nvidia and ati should have a responsibility above manufacturing hardware. They should also pioneer the efforts to create a standard in PC gaming that high profile games should have nowadays. Dx11 optimization on all cards etc. Game developers and graphic manufacters need to be hand in hand.

not gonna happen.
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