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Poll Results: AMD 7970 of GTX 680, Who is King?

 
  • 37% (130)
    AMD 7970
  • 62% (214)
    GTX 680
344 Total Votes  
post #121 of 679
Just Sold my gtx 580 3gb, lost $50 used for 4 months not a bad trade.

Waiting on cards with more vram to utilize 2560x1600.
Gk112/114 or whichever.

In my experiences i had CF 6970 2gb and it had more massive fps drops compared to 3gb gtx 580 sli on my dell u3011. Sold those cards and traded to nvidia.

Hell might sell i7 2700k if ivy bridge comes soon.

Similar performances similar prices, similar heat i assume nvidia a little cheaper might just go with that if 4gb vram cards come.

Should I be skipping a few generations? 1 gtx 580 3gb already rocks mostly everything. Id like better performance on metro 2033 but 20-30 fps is just not that valuable for $400
post #122 of 679
I don't think there's a king. They're both pretty equal, and we know that AMD's drivers at launch are far from optimal.

Right now, the GTX680 is a better card. In a couple of months... We'll see.


Edit: As there's people that like doing so, if you compare the cards to their predecessors, AMD did better this round. The 7970 is unrealistically powerful compared to the 6970, while the 680 is as fast over the GTX580 as the 480 was above the 280.

But I don't consider what I said above to be relevant in this discussion.

The GTX680 is simply faster and more power savvy. Period.
Edited by Artikbot - 3/23/12 at 1:35am
   
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no doubt 680GTX
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post #124 of 679
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Originally Posted by AddictedGamer93 View Post

Im sorry, but I cant stand being keeping the same hardware for too long, lol. I got the upgrade bug bad.

haha if you've got the money and like doing that, sure then. I'd just go with an HD 7970 since AMD is struggling a bit and since really there is no reason to switch sides as both cards are about equal and like you say you've been with the Red Tide for a while.

I'm not upgrading till the next gen consoles come out. my HD 4850 is gonna have to do for now. oh and money issues
post #125 of 679
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don't wanna sound pessimistic but that only shows the ratio of AMD fanboys to Nvidia fanbhttp://www.overclock.net/t/1232948/7970-vs-gtx-680-who-is-the-real-king/120_30#oys here.
Is there an option for neither. I'd vote for that cause both cards factually are the same performance wise.

what it makes a great card is not only the performance the 680 consume less power on load is shorter for the reference design and for performance it is more powerfull and able to play 3D games i dont play 3D games but hey it shows the horsepower it as and the price it lower too even if amd will soon drop their price for sure.from what i saw on bench and video from Linus it makes me say why would i buy a 7970? im not really a fanboy the fact is that 680GTX is better
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post #126 of 679
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Nvidia built it from the ground up to be VERY efficient and low power, this time even beating out AMD in that regard and STILL made it the fastest single GPU card out to date..

Lol, that's why the 680 run's hotter than the sun. lol
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post #127 of 679
Clock for clock they are too close to call, the 3GB of Vram on the 7970 gets my vote as king.
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post #128 of 679
Selling a i7 960/12gb/gtx285 box with (2)64gb sandforce raid0 to pick up a GTX 680. Currently using 580 Ultra Classified SLI. AMD needs to lower their prices soon, then nVidia can follow suit. Lather, rinse, repeat.
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post #129 of 679
For games?
I wouldn't call either of them the king just yet.
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post #130 of 679
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Originally Posted by marduk666 View Post

what it makes a great card is not only the performance the 680 consume less power on load is shorter for the reference design and for performance it is more powerfull and able to play 3D games i dont play 3D games but hey it shows the horsepower it as and the price it lower too even if amd will soon drop their price for sure.from what i saw on bench and video from Linus it makes me say why would i buy a 7970? im not really a fanboy the fact is that 680GTX is better

this review?: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRChkEvBXQA

sure most difference i saw was like 10% if i recall correctly? I didn't have time to watch the whole thing but it seems like i said neither beats out the other, WIN SOME LOSE SOME.
check out TECH REPORT, OC3D

and he didn't do a CLOCK FOR CLOCK review
Edited by edo101 - 3/23/12 at 2:05am
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