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Why the hell are you guys still arguing about this? Why don`t you fire up a game and use your time with gaming instead of wasting your time arguing on the internet. It is useless. Nobody admit they are wrong anyway.

And even if you "win" you still lose.

Both 7970 and 680 are great cards.
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Here's a list of 7970 overclocks achieved on review day:
http://www.gpureview.com/gpureviews-hd-7970-overclocking-roundup-article-899.html

Here's a list of 7950s and 7970s:
http://forums.anandtech.com/showthread.php?t=2228094&highlight=7950+overclock

Note: every single card is capable of 1GHz at stock voltage.
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Why the hell are you guys still arguing about this? Why don`t you fire up a game and use your time with gaming instead of wasting your time arguing on the internet. It is useless. Nobody admit they are wrong anyway.
And even if you "win" you still lose.
Both 7970 and 680 are great cards.

I am waiting for my cards.... they come Monday so, bored. I didn't say they aren't both good cards, just trying to dispel some fud. However the reviews all make it pretty solid which is the better deal, and clearly that is the gtx680.
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I am waiting for my cards.... they come Monday so, bored. I didn't say they aren't both good cards, just trying to dispel some fud. However the reviews all make it pretty solid which is the better deal, and clearly that is the gtx680.

If you're into PhysX or 3D gaming, sure.
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If you're into PhysX or 3D gaming, sure.

It's $50 cheaper, faster, runs cooler, quieter, and consumes less power, plus has physx and proper 3d support. Not sure how that could make it a worse value, /boggle.
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It doesn't run any cooler, unless you think that idle temps are more important than load temps, in which case you'd be insane.
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It's $50 cheaper, faster, runs cooler, quieter, and consumes less power, plus has physx and proper 3d support. Not sure how that could make it a worse value, /boggle.

Faster? Yes, To the non-overclocker.

Slower to the overclockers we all are.
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Faster? Yes, To the non-overclocker.
Slower to the overclockers we all are.

Eh, they're pretty similar really.
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I find this odd, as I've seen at least two reviews where a 680 hit 1.3GHz. 1250-1225MHz seems to be the mean overclock. The whole turbo thing seems like it's a bit wonky right now though.
On another thread I heard people saying the average would be 1150. +/- 50 Mhz.
And then I found the same thing on this thread. But I did see that 1.3Ghz as well.
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10 out of 1000? With such a statement, I must question if you've actually ever participated in the 7970 owners club thread.
I've been actively participating in the thread since the 7970 hit the market on January 9th, and I can tell you that there are A LOT more then just 10 people, and whom you merely consider to be "lucky".
No sir, but you are simply mistaken,. And I can smell you're newly found bias towards the 680 from a mile away. The 7970 overclocks like crazy, and it is perhaps the greatest overclocking GPU on the market, currently.
If it were 10 in 1000 that could do that the odds of you getting not one but 2 are very, very low.
Golden, I thought you said you wouldn't consider crossfiring your one 7970 because of "awful" drivers? So when did you get a second one? Or were they two separate occasions?
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NVM.
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