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

 
  • 37% (130)
    AMD 7970
  • 62% (214)
    GTX 680
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That's not what your sig says whistle.gif .....JK with you wink.gif

What an effort to many items to add smile.gif maybe once I post a bit of a build log.... New rig is sitting in another room still after a 7 day leak test, waiting for me to install windows can be *&@^ lol maybe tomorrow biggrin.gif
    
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post #152 of 679
I ended up going with Team Red. As long as I get good frames on the few games that I actually play I'm happy. smile.gif .....that and the 680 wasn't out at the time lol. I'm not much of an overclocker, but I think it's time to test the waters.

In terms of the real "king" I can't really say that there is a clear winner here, at least for games anyways. However, my hat is off to AMD for stepping it up BIG TIME with the 7970.
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I am.
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post #154 of 679
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the 8970 will blow everything out of the water if the trend in performance increase continues, as it has with AMD from the 4890 - 5870 - 6970 - 7970. Nvidia has started good but has had hiccups, from GTX 285 to GTX 480 to GTX 580 to GTX 680. The last three are somewhat comparable in performance (within ~60%), whle the 7970 is more than 300% the performance of a 4890.


What trend? There was hardly any performance increase going from the 5870 to 6970.

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i love what i'm seeing out of both AMD and Nvidia, with this generations cards thumb.gif
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post #156 of 679
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What trend? There was hardly any performance increase going from the 5870 to 6970.

If hardly you mean 12%. Its also made 2GB mainstream and the fact you could buy a $300 HD 6950 and Unlock it.

http://tpucdn.com/reviews/NVIDIA/GeForce_GTX_680/images/perfrel_2560.gif
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post #157 of 679
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If hardly you mean 12%. Its also made 2GB mainstream and the fact you could buy a $300 HD 6950 and Unlock it.
http://tpucdn.com/reviews/NVIDIA/GeForce_GTX_680/images/perfrel_2560.gif

I think his point was the difference betwen the 5870 and 6970 is way less then the 50+% difference between the 6970 and 7970.
    
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Last time i checked, 7970 beats 680 in Crysis and Metro and gets beaten on everything else by a nice margin.
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overclocked they're very similar. personally i'd take the 7970 for it's extra vram - assuming prices dropped of course
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Last time i checked, 7970 beats 680 in Crysis and Metro and gets beaten on everything else by a nice margin.

You need to look at the OC results. Much more even playing field with a slight nod the 7970's way.
    
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