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post #51 of 79
I reckon go for the 7970s, under water they will perform amazingly well when you overclock them a little, 7970s gain more performance for ocing than 680s.
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I reckon go for the 7970s, under water they will perform amazingly well when you overclock them a little, 7970s gain more performance for ocing than 680s.

 

Regarding waterblocks, no soft voltage control makes WCing pointless to me.
 

2 things concern me the most:

 

1.Driver issues with CF

 

2. Premature drivers haven't brought out the potential of the GTX 680

 

 

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post #53 of 79
How many times tongue.gif, keep the 680s lol
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but, if you gotta wait for drivers for the 680s anyway, might as well just get the HD7970s. biggrin.gif
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Completely agreed. I also want to see if it can hit 1300+ on water.

 

True. I will go through with the deal if I get complete ownership of the cards (no asking owner for RMAing kind of nonsense) because the other guy will have complete ownership of my EVGA cards.

 


 

 


I've got 3 cards that can 1300+ on water. It makes me feel warm and fuzzy inside. thumb.gif
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After dealing with driver headaches on both an HD5970 and 2x HD6970's (Single GPU is fine, had an HD5850 and single HD6970), I moved to 2x GTX580's, then added a 3rd card for 3-Way SLI, and now I'm on 2x GTX680 on SLI, and I have yet to find any issue with Nvidia drivers... thumb.gif

I'd definitely keep the GTX680's if I were you. wink.gif
    
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Besides a couple of you... Anyone here actually have the 7970 CF and absolutely hate the drivers?

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post #58 of 79
Had them, just no. stick with nvidia. Stick with 680
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Had them, just no. stick with nvidia. Stick with 680


Can you give me a short list of why? I had a 6990, and aside of some powertune issues that I was previously unaware of, it worked fine. 

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You'll be happier with the driver support with Nvidia. Trust me.
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