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Is the 680 worth it over a 580?

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I'm really liking what I'm seeing in benches, and I'm just wondering if the 680 is worth the price over a 580.

I'll be getting either a 580 or 680 in the next week or 2, so I'm trying to finalize my decision.

Thanks
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of course 680 has 1536 cuda cores while 580 has 512 cuda cores. More than 3 times the number. It also has more memory 2gb up from 1.5gb
    
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GTX 680

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Thanks for the suggestions. Anybody with personal experience with either of these cards out there? biggrin.gif
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i ran the 580 for about 3 weeks before i traded it in for the step up program. just in bf3, at ultra non oc, i got around 60's avg, on the 680 before i sli'd, i was at 90 fps. plus it seemed like it was crispier. i say go with new tech, you'll be happy you did.
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post #6 of 14
IMO a 680 is worth between $100 - $150 more than a 580. So for $350 or so I would go with a 580, otherwise 680 looks great.
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post #7 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by imadude10 View Post

Thanks for the suggestions. Anybody with personal experience with either of these cards out there? biggrin.gif

Most people have personal experience with the GTX 580, it's been out for a while tongue.gif Nvidia doesn't release crap products, and benchmarks don't lie, so don't be scared and think that the GTX 680 is not worth the price. It's almost 5 times better than the GTX 580, and has more Vram and Cuda Cores :3
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post #8 of 14
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Thanks guys, I'll probably go 680 then
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post #9 of 14
I upgraded from a 580 to a 680 and I feel it was definitely worth it.
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Quote:
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Thanks guys, I'll probably go 680 then

I am jealous tongue.gif You should buy me a GTX 680 ^__^
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