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

 
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    AMD 7970
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    GTX 680
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Lol since when the GTX 590 is 100% better than the 6990 may i ask? Yes i owned 2x GTX 590 Classified and a 6990 before so i would know.

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HD 7970 bight be $600 in most Stores but you can easily find it for $550.
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102961&nm_mc=OTC-sho6b0tCA&cm_mmc=OTC-sho6b0tCA-_-Video+Cards-_-Sapphire+Tech-_-14102961
Also not sure what you mean SLI is better then CF. I have always had CF, Never SLI but i can Tell you SLI cant be better then Single GPU and CF did not give me any different gaming experience then single GPU. If you mean by not actually working then thats a different problem but hen it works its brilliant if you need the power.

Better? Perhaps I should clarify, less BSOD's, crashes to desktop, flickering textures and enviroments, etc.

Micro-stutter is evident in both setups to varying degrees, I made no mention of that in my comments nor did I make reference to scaling. I could care less if my crossfire setup scales better if I get texture and graphic anomalies and crash to desktop every 20 minutes.

Also, I hadn't checked recent prices so the delta may be closer.

I bought my 680's for $499 each at NCIX in Canada. The cheapest 7970 was just under $600 (The Asus one I bought was $589 when I bought it).
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So which runs multiple monitors smoother?
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Well I have a 7970 running 3 monitors currently. I plan to try them out with one of my 680's. I'll post back once I tinker a bit.
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Look at how pathetic the 680s score in Quad SLI vs the 7970s...
http://nl.hardware.info/reviews/2641/7/nvidia-geforce-gtx-680-quad-sli-review-english-version-battlefield-3

I'm sure the .001 % of high end video card users who actually run quad video cards will care. Us normal humans don't. The 680 has spanked the 7970 (single card and 2-way SLi) while being cheaper and using less power. Get over it. thumb.gif
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ok sounds good.
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Originally Posted by Sheyster View Post

I'm sure the .001 % of high end video card users who actually run quad video cards will care. Us normal humans don't. The 680 has spanked the 7970 (single card and 2-way SLi) while being cheaper and using less power. Get over it. thumb.gif

I'm also sure that scaling will improve with more polished drivers.

I love these wars. Let's beat it while it's down! If this thread compared the 7970 at launch to the GTX680 at launch the 7970 would have been demolished because of drivers.
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If prices were identical it would be a dead even match. From all the hype i was under the impression the gtx 680 would out perform the 7970, as the gtx 580 did the 6970, however we have yet to see GK110 numbers so well see. I still think that sapphire's 1335 mhz stock clocked 7970 (if it ever comes out, and which probably overclocks to 1400+mhz) will be the card up against the gk110.
450

450

Seriously. Leap frogging has been happening for ever, and it's only good for technology and the customer. There is no point taking sides because NV will knock AMD and then AMD will punt NV.

The fact that you have a flame makes me want somehow create a teleport with which I can beam myself to a different universe.
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Better? Perhaps I should clarify, less BSOD's, crashes to desktop, flickering textures and enviroments, etc.
Micro-stutter is evident in both setups to varying degrees, I made no mention of that in my comments nor did I make reference to scaling. I could care less if my crossfire setup scales better if I get texture and graphic anomalies and crash to desktop every 20 minutes.
Also, I hadn't checked recent prices so the delta may be closer.
I bought my 680's for $499 each at NCIX in Canada. The cheapest 7970 was just under $600 (The Asus one I bought was $589 when I bought it).

Never got BSOD form any AMD card period, CF or not. I crashed to Desktop only from a non Stable OC otherwise never, flickering textures and environments i cant say i never experienced this but i dont thing its more GPU then game related, at least it not something CF related because i have a texture problem in BF3 which was evident in all single GPU and CF setup, Stutter is evident with all multi GPUs.

As for prices. Its nice that GTX680 "was" $499 but no more. Most are out of stock now and higher priced. There are so many HD 7970 to chose from and you can find them for $550 if you look around.
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