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post #31 of 112
Do you guys even listen to yourselves. This whole thread is someone either saying that 680 is their high end card or gk104 is their midrange card. Both statements are correct so why is everyone still arguing????

None of you guys work for nVidia so whats the point of trying to argue with someone who may very well know more than you. And most of you are guys are talking out your azz. Obviously they dont want us to know their plans exactly so relax and wait until they do. Its not like if you know the answer that its going to do you any good.

Move on already.
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post #32 of 112
Quote:
Originally Posted by BizzareRide View Post

Well the GTX 570 trades blows with the 6970 despite not being the high-end part.
7970s are still $550 on Newegg whereas the GTX 680s are all $499.

Even though that's not really the same.

This goes even further. The GTX 260, GTX 470 and GTX 570 all competed with the flagship AMD GPU but in essence those were still based on high end chips. Those were all castrated flagship GPUs of nVidia, for the first time the gap in architectures is this big that nVidia can counter AMDs flagship with a mid range GPU. The GTS 250 couldn't beat 4870, GTX 460 couldn't beat the 5870 and GTX 560 Ti couldn't beat the 6970. The GTX 680 does beat the 7970 though, granted you'll pay for it though smile.gif
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Why does 5870 preform better than 6870 in that image?
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Originally Posted by TheBlademaster01 View Post

Even though that's not really the same.
This goes even further. The GTX 260, GTX 470 and GTX 570 all competed with the flagship AMD GPU but in essence those were still based on high end chips. Those were all castrated flagship GPUs of nVidia, for the first time the gap in architectures is this big that nVidia can counter AMDs flagship with a mid range GPU. The GTS 250 couldn't beat 4870, GTX 460 couldn't beat the 5870 and GTX 560 Ti couldn't beat the 6970. The GTX 680 does beat the 7970 though, granted you'll pay for it though smile.gif

That's one way of looking at it. The other and more reasonable way of looking at it is that they simply changed the way they build graphics cards. For the better if you ask me. Huge hot dies are not what we need.

And to the person above me the 5870 always performed better then the 6870.
    
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post #35 of 112
Quote:
Originally Posted by OCScrub View Post

Why does 5870 preform better than 6870 in that image?

The 6870 is more efficient and edges the older generation out a bit, but the 5870 has more raw power.
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post #36 of 112
Why does it matter at all what the genesis of the 680 is? It is now the fastest single gpu on the planet so how is that not high end?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jtom320 View Post

That's one way of looking at it. The other and more reasonable way of looking at it is that they simply changed the way they build graphics cards. For the better if you ask me. Huge hot dies are not what we need.
And to the person above me the 5870 always performed better then the 6870.

And GK104 is the derivative of that huge hot die. Exactly the reason why people call GK104 mid range, not because of its gaming performance.
post #38 of 112
It's just speculation, I know Nvidia have had crazy naming schemes in the past...

What if there will be a 670, which will perform slower than the 680 ofc. 670 Ti, Faster than the 680.

And then a 680 Ti to go ahead of the 670 Ti...

Just a thought.
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post #39 of 112
Quote:
Originally Posted by OCScrub View Post

Why does 5870 preform better than 6870 in that image?

amd changed their naming scheme of the 6 series.

6970 -> 5870
6950 -> 5850
6870 -> 5770
...

and so on
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I love how nVidia releases the most powerful single-GPU of all time and all people say is GK110 NAO
     
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