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

 
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post #251 of 679
This reminds me of the Bulldozer craze... "They broke the OC world record!"... we all know how that ended.

I'll stick with green. At least I'll know my drivers will be working.
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Originally Posted by Phantom_Dave View Post

This reminds me of the Bulldozer craze... "They broke the OC world record!"... we all know how that ended.

I'll stick with green. At least I'll know my drivers will be working.

Have you even TRIED an AMD graphics card recently? rolleyes.gif

I love how everybody hates on the drivers. I have NEVER had a driver related issue, except with the first beta drivers for this 7970. Note....BETA. Never did on my 4890, 4850, or any of my other countless AMD / ATI cards either.

I've honestly had more driver issues with Nvidia than AMD lately. I still won't run any Nvidia driver past 266.58.
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post #253 of 679
^this.

I've had waaaay more problems with nvidia drivers over amd drivers.
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post #254 of 679
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Have you even TRIED an AMD graphics card recently? rolleyes.gif
I love how everybody hates on the drivers. I have NEVER had a driver related issue, except with the first beta drivers for this 7970. Note....BETA. Never did on my 4890, 4850, or any of my other countless AMD / ATI cards either.
I've honestly had more driver issues with Nvidia than AMD lately. I still won't run any Nvidia driver past 266.58.

Really, I'm running 295.73 and I've yet to have ANY driver issues for as long as I've had my card.

I see people complaining about AMD drivers ALL the time. Individual results vary. wink.gif
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post #255 of 679
I'm not buying the 680 very dissapointed' i will wait until nvidia come with something better....

the 680 it only does 101 fps in BF3 in SLI

I'M runing BF3 110fps with my two GTX 580 sli


1920x1200 ultra setting...
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post #256 of 679
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Originally Posted by Phantom_Dave View Post

This reminds me of the Bulldozer craze... "They broke the OC world record!"... we all know how that ended.
I'll stick with green. At least I'll know my drivers will be working.

It still holds the world record on hwbot. thumb.gif
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This reminds me of the Bulldozer craze... "They broke the OC world record!"... we all know how that ended.
I'll stick with green. At least I'll know my drivers will be working.

It still holds the world record on hwbot. thumb.gif

Not anymore. Kingpin (spelling is wrong I know), broke the world record yesterday I think with a 1.90GHz GTX 680.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1232947/hwbot-gtx-680-takes-record-1900-mhz/0_50
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I see people complaining about AMD drivers ALL the time. Individual results vary. wink.gif


ALOT of those problem turn out to be PEBCAK. But of course denial can be a mofo lol.
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post #259 of 679
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Not anymore. Kingpin (spelling is wrong I know), broke the world record yesterday I think with a 1.90GHz GTX 680.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1232947/hwbot-gtx-680-takes-record-1900-mhz/0_50

I know. I was refering to the Bulldozer comment.
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I'm not buying the 680 very dissapointed' i will wait until nvidia come with something better....
the 680 it only does 101 fps in BF3 in SLI
I'M runing BF3 110fps with my two GTX 580 sli
1920x1200 ultra setting...

The drivers for the 680 will improve. SLI performance is usually the last one to get the performance boost. Just give it time. I am sure that SLI performance will come up. thumb.gif

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Lol, that's why the 680 run's hotter than the sun. lol

How so? The temperatures for the 680 are about par for a reference cooler. Also their default fan profile is not very aggressive. A slight bump to fan speed and those temps come down nicely. This cooler is very quiet for a reference cooler, so it is no problem to up the fan speed a bit.
Edited by siryak - 3/24/12 at 2:52am
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