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

 
  • 37% (130)
    AMD 7970
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    GTX 680
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post #671 of 679
All I know is, the games I like playing, the GTX 680 did better so that's why I got it.

Also, it can only get better if you give Nvidia 2.5 months like AMD had.
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post #672 of 679
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15% better for 20% higher clocks in one specific test is not impressive given that its OC range is much less than the 7970s.
    
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post #673 of 679
So you mean almost every review from the past were completely wrong, just because they didn't make some nonsense clock to clock comparisons?
REALLY?
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post #674 of 679
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Originally Posted by polyzp View Post

The 7970 has roughly a 8 % better performance per clock, but Nvidia has a 20% stock clock advantage. The whole point of this thread is for the Performance King, without price / acoustics / power usage into consideration.

Really? Because the title is "7970 vs GTX 680 - Who is the real KING?" not "7970 vs GTX 680 - Who performs better?".

If i'm looking for the best card I take everything into consideration. Drivers, Heat, Power Draw, Stock Performance, Overclocked Performance, Etc. The GTX 680 takes the lead in everything and trades blows at overclocked performance on drivers that are 3 months more immature than the 7970s. So yes, The GTX 680 is "king" in my eyes. No questions about it...

Silly clock per clock comparisons mean nothing. You keep grasping at straws to try to defend a card that you don't even own?
Edited by Murlocke - 3/29/12 at 11:16pm
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Really? Because the title is "7970 vs GTX 680 - Who is the real KING?" not "7970 vs GTX 680 - Who performs better?".
If i'm looking for the best card I take everything into consideration. Drivers, Heat, Power Draw, Stock Performance, Overclocked Performance, Etc. The GTX 680 takes the lead in everything and trades blows at overclocked performance on drivers that are 3 months more immature than the 7970s.
So yes, The GTX 680 is "king" in my eyes.

I left it open because i felt that those will ultimatley become a factor whether the title says it or not. thumb.gif
    
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post #676 of 679
So where were you when GTX 580's stock speed was 100MHz+ lower than HD6970 and still kicked its ass? Oh that's right, drooling over the failure AMD calls FX-8150.

When did clock for clock matter in graphics cards again?
Edited by Clairvoyant129 - 3/29/12 at 11:01pm
 
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post #677 of 679
This guy will stop viciously trying to rationalize his dying love for this card once a couple new drivers come out. Nvidia cards over there lifetime see a major performance increase just through newer, more mature, driver releases.
post #678 of 679
Quote:
Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post


Really? Because the title is "7970 vs GTX 680 - Who is the real KING?" not "7970 vs GTX 680 - Who performs better?".
If i'm looking for the best card I take everything into consideration. Drivers, Heat, Power Draw, Stock Performance, Overclocked Performance, Etc. The GTX 680 takes the lead in everything and trades blows at overclocked performance on drivers that are 3 months more immature than the 7970s. So yes, The GTX 680 is "king" in my eyes. No questions about it...
Silly clock per clock comparisons mean nothing. You keep grasping at straws to try to defend a card that you don't even own?


He doesn't understand rationalization or logic, posting in this thread is pointless until op loses is sense of fanboi.

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Enough is enough. Thread locked, and I don't want to see it reposted either.
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