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Originally Posted by Humafold View Post

He claims 137.9fps in BF3 on Ultra Settings on 3 monitors? ***. I'm not even getting a constant 120fps on a single 120hz 1080p monitor in SLI. I broke it thinking.gif
EDIT: It's a single player test. Mine is 64p multiplayer map. Ignore my post.

what? i think you read the chart wrong. 137.9 fps was for 1920x1080 resolution with sli 680's. they only got 51.7 fps running 5760x1080 with three monitors. also, notice that they are running this with all the eye candy on including 4x msaa and 16x af. very solid numbers for this game, at that resolution, with no overclock.
post #12 of 23
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what? i think you read the chart wrong. 137.9 fps was for 1920x1080 resolution with sli 680's. they only got 51.7 fps running 5760x1080 with three monitors. also, notice that they are running this with all the eye candy on including 4x msaa and 16x af. very solid numbers for this game, at that resolution, with no overclock.

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Originally Posted by Mad Pistol View Post

Call me biased, but if you're going to do an SLI GTX 680 review, wouldn't you also post the comparison for the closest related product (Crossfire HD 7970)?
I read to the first benchmark, then skipped to the conclusion. If a review site doesn't want to compare relative products, then I don't want to read about it.thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
Also, an average of 63% boost going from 1 card to 2 at 5760x1080 is terrible. If it had been an average of 80% or so, I would have agreed. Not sure why they're excited about that.
*flame suit on*

i don't think the purpose of this review was to compare the 7970 to 680. i think it was more to compare single 680 to 2x 680 sli framerates.
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i don't think the purpose of this review was to compare the 7970 to 680. i think it was more to compare single 680 to 2x 680 sli framerates.

Ok, but what's the point unless you're comparing it to a competing solution? I could have told you that 2 GTX 680's was faster than 1. rolleyes.gif
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i don't think the purpose of this review was to compare the 7970 to 680. i think it was more to compare single 680 to 2x 680 sli framerates.

Yeah I think you're right, but I would have preferred to see crossfire 7970s in this comparison, rather than a single 7970 lightning. Would have made this review much more valuable.
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Ok, but what's the point unless you're comparing it to a competing solution? I could have told you that 2 GTX 680's was faster than 1. rolleyes.gif

Good one. I'm sure the scaling numbers don't interest anybody else either looking into the card.
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Good one. I'm sure the scaling numbers don't interest anybody else either looking into the card.

Good. Now lets see some scaling numbers from a dual HD 7970 setup at 5670x1080 using the same tests for comparison. That would paint a far better picture than what was painted by LR, which is essentially saying "2 GTX 680's is faster than 1." Reading between the lines isn't necessarily a bad thing in this case.
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post #18 of 23
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Good. Now lets see some scaling numbers from a dual HD 7970 setup at 5670x1080 using the same tests for comparison. That would paint a far better picture than what was painted by LR, which is essentially saying "2 GTX 680's is faster than 1." Reading between the lines isn't necessarily a bad thing in this case.

I found this review helpful. I'm sorry you didn't :O
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Good. Now lets see some scaling numbers from a dual HD 7970 setup at 5670x1080 using the same tests for comparison. That would paint a far better picture than what was painted by LR, which is essentially saying "2 GTX 680's is faster than 1." Reading between the lines isn't necessarily a bad thing in this case.

EXACTLY! Same thoughts.
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I thought you were suppose to report the post to a moderator if you thought it was a repost and not make a post saying it?

You're supposed to say "Repost", and link it to the original article I believe.
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