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I would really appreciate if review sites understood how SLI works with memory. You do not have 4GB with 2x cards, you still have 2GB. The same is true if you have 4x cards @ 2GB. You still have 2GB!
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post #92 of 111
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I would really appreciate if review sites understood how SLI works with memory. You do not have 4GB with 2x cards, you still have 2GB. The same is true if you have 4x cards @ 2GB. You still have 2GB!
what you said is completely irrelevant to this review, they actually used 2 separate 4gb cards, not 2 2gb cards
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What? I posted it a few times that I got 1290 on my top card and 1320 on my bottom card. Needed +181 clock for those levels, but still amazing nonetheless.

This was my point. I never said no one would hit that level I said most people don't and nothing leads me to believe it would be possible to produce a 680 with a 1400mhz clock.
    
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Nvidea also makes oil...
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Nvidea gtx 680 oil
Edit: castrol is just there secret oil name
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lol !! What a gem of a post lachen.gif
You just keep smoking what you're smoking the mate thumb.gif

OT: Why people still care if AMD or Nvidia gets 3 fps more while they both more than enough for at least 2 years.
At this point i will make my choice on the temperature/noise/power consumption , performance is there and it's so close it doesn't really matter if you go AMD or Nvidia.
Edited by RobotDevil666 - 4/24/12 at 7:21am
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lol !! What a gem of a post lachen.gif
You just keep smoking what you're smoking the mate thumb.gif
OT: Why people still care if AMD or Nvidia gets 3 fps more while they both more than enough for at least 2 years.
At this point i will make my choice on the temperature/noise/power consumption , performance is there and it's so close it doesn't really matter if you go AMD or Nvidia.

Unless you play BF3.
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Unless you play BF3.

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post #98 of 111
One of mine hits 1300mhz and stays below 70C. On the stock voltage that's pretty good IMO. This thing could easily do 1400mhz with probably just a small increase over the 1.175v stock voltage. But, that's irrelavent I guess since I don't see myself performing surgery on my card any time in the near future to get voltage control. But yeah, my cards stock-boost to 1124mhz and 1110mhz, so I get a decent overclock without even having to bother or think about it? I'll take it thumb.gif

Great cards but I hope the 780 has a little higher of a voltage cap.
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I don't really trust those when so many other sites show different results.

My review compared a maximum OC 7970 to a maximum OC 680. The 7970 scales better with overclocking and passes it in many games when both are overclocked to their max - this is hardly surprising because the 680 has a cheap 4 phase VRM and is limited by 2x 6 pin power. Your reviews show only a stock 7970, clearly you didn't apply any sort of reading comprehension to what I posted earlier. Obviously with both at stock the 680 is a much better card.

Whatever though. Just enjoy your 680, I think they're both great cards. I've owned both and they're both good cards. No point in bickering about it. You're happy with what you have, go enjoy it.
Edited by xoleras - 4/24/12 at 8:06am
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He posted overclocked results bro. Some people seem to want to shut out the fact that the 7970 overclocks way better then the 680. It's the only reason people still are willling to recomend the 7970 for people with certain setups.

For your average 1080p gamer though either card will be great. Don't understand the hate for either one.
    
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