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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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post #601 of 679
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I was coming from 580 Lightnings and had to make a decision 680 vs 7970. I basically went with the 7970 just because of the Lightning being available. I am enough of an MSI Lightning fanboy that I switched GPU manufacturers just to get the newest Lightning! Honestly though I think there is no wrong choice this generation as both cards are so close....
Yes definitely agree with you both are very close I guess it all just comes down to what you can get cheaper where you live or if you do have a favourite brand/team. Oh are the lightnings that good?! I have never owned a lightning version before tongue.gif

Lightnings are great if your not water cooling. I always buy reference because of the ability to add a water block.
The Sapphire Atomic RX will be coming out soon with 1335mhz core clock, will probably OC to 1400mhz easy. Even a heavily overclocked gtx680 couldn't touch that card at those speeds.
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post #602 of 679
Ive voted 680.

Reason - Ive had both 7970 and GTX680, Both 7970 CF and 680 SLI and in 75% of what i use my cards for the 680s are quicker. The difference is literally 1-2FPS here and there which in cases can be 5-8% but when you consider the very low power requirements of the GTX680 it becomes easier to see that the GTX680 is the better purchase... Just.
post #603 of 679
and I thought Chicago tax at 10% was too much .. tongue.gif
 
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post #604 of 679
You guys have some high taxes. I think mine is 5% Could be 6% but that's close enough xD
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post #605 of 679
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You guys have some high taxes. I think mine is 5% Could be 6% but that's close enough xD

You probably have state income tax as well. Here in Washington, we don't have state income tax, so our sales tax is higher. I think its 9.8% in my city.
 
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post #606 of 679
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and I thought Chicago tax at 10% was too much .. tongue.gif

Yeah, but in Latvia you may be get something for your tax. In Chicago you don't. You get crap roads here that bend your wheels on the winter and pay $5+ an hour to park on the street because the city leased the parking meters to a private company that raised the prices 10-fold smile.gif
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post #607 of 679
I love Chicago. I love the cold too. I just pretend the sales tax and the bull crap roads and the horribly humid summers and the extremely corrupt political system is the "world's best pizza tax".
 
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post #608 of 679
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lol, only 9% tax? Is that it!
In New Zealand we have a massive 15% Tax!!!!!! Holy damn!

It used to be 12.5% frown.gif
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post #609 of 679
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Yeah, but in Latvia you may be get something for your tax. In Chicago you don't. You get crap roads here that bend your wheels on the winter and pay $5+ an hour to park on the street because the city leased the parking meters to a private company that raised the prices 10-fold smile.gif

Road in bad condition, as well as many other things could be better. For Chicago do not know, I have not been there. But CM Punk says that a good city and I believe him. smile.gif
post #610 of 679
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It used to be 12.5% frown.gif

We thought 12.5% was alot at the time, lol. Now at 15% it's unbelievable. The problem is they'll probably raise tax again soon enough. mad.gif
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