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The GTX 680 is really impressive for the price, size, and power consumption, and should have a lot of potential once OCing issues get sorted out (OCP is the bane of overclocking everywhere).
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If you are going to xfire or sli, 7970 might be a better choice. In terms of bf3, with single card, you need to oc the 7970 to 1050/1075MHz to match the stock 680 in FPS. But again, the 680 has high stock clock any way.
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i don't understand how gtx680 is so impressive , in most cases 15% superior than a 7970, that's not what i call impressive

both cards can run all latest games in 1080p, and they have both a great overclocking potential , what's the difference between 100fps and 115fps while playing ?, i think both cards don't deserve their price

ati & nvidia are just making too much money, as they are very good in marketing
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Originally Posted by guts View Post

If you are going to xfire or sli, 7970 might be a better choice. In terms of bf3, with single card, you need to oc the 7970 to 1050/1075MHz to match the stock 680 in FPS. But again, the 680 has high stock clock any way.

I cant attest to the single card performance (personally) although i run my 7970s in Xfire and have a 24/7 clock of 1.2ghz on the core and 1.6ghz on the memory, with a very small voltage bump.

I think the great thing about the 7970s is the headroom you have for OCing, my cards in Xfire top out at 1.270ghz on the core and 1.825ghz on the memory.
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Solid performance at a great price. That's about as simple as it gets.
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