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Just for the record, NewEgg is the only retailer that jacked up the price.
EVGA for example released it at $999 on their site, which is the MSRP.
NE is just taking advantage of the high demand for the 690, and even overpriced, they still managed to sell out within hours.

Well they only had 14 cards per newegg business so of course they sold out within hours. Only NE and evga had it for sale, wide release (with vendors other than EVGA) is happening next week.

Pretty impressive card (690 I mean, pfft 670 i'll pass), hopefully I can find one that isn't pricegouged.
post #142 of 343
If the difference is to be $50 you may as well just buy a 680...
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post #143 of 343
If this card preforms like they say it is ill be getting 2 on blocks. but if the diff. is only 50 then a 680 it is.
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post #144 of 343
So many things fishy about this review. You can't lower clockspeeds, disable 1/8 of the die and then see a 5% drop it performance. It just shouldn't happen.
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Seriously, do not take one review as the fact, wait for all the review sites to get cards and then see how the GTX670 performs.
Good luck trying to stop them...
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Anybody else having trouble viewing the page? The majority loads but the graphs never show up...have they been removed?
Yes, they were taken down.
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Wrong, there has been plenty of geforce stock but it sells quickly. Radeon had bad stock and sold slowly lol.
That's not true, and I'm sure you know it. They're not having bad yields, and they were sold out for weeks upon weeks.
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post #145 of 343
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If the difference is to be $50 you may as well just buy a 680...

I don't know about that...

The way this card is designed, if someone creates a waterblock for it, this could be a stinkin fast and small card for overclockers.

The GTX 670 has the potential to be epic in that respect. The GTX 680, while very good, will not garner the same respect.
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post #146 of 343
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Well they only had 14 cards per newegg business so of course they sold out within hours. Only NE and evga had it for sale, wide release (with vendors other than EVGA) is happening next week.
Pretty impressive card (690 I mean, pfft 670 i'll pass), hopefully I can find one that isn't pricegouged.

We were expressing our disappointment in NE's decision to price gouge this card, it seems to be a trend they're following on high demand items lately.

When I upgrade to Ivy, I'll be avoiding NE, but that's another story.
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That's not entirely true. Microstutter still exists but Nvidia has made large gains towards minimizing it. The secret however is just keeping your framerate over 60 and this goes for both manufacturers. Less then 60 and Nvidia is still a bit better but still stuttery. Vsynced 60 is pretty ace on both.

Adaptive vync also helps micro stutter. Some games better than others.
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Umm, no. They're not going to release drivers that magically enhance the SLI performance of 680s just because it's their flagship card, and not provide the same boost to other 600 Series cards in SLI.
Kepler in general (meaning all GK104-based cards) introduces hardware-based frame metering in the GTX 600 series that makes micro-stuttering a non-issue. So please - stop spreading misinformation.

It happen with GTX570 and GTX580. Forgetting memory intense games you could get GTX570 to perform @ GTX 580 level. Thats $300 in savings. They both shared same core so by your logic if they make a change for GTX580 it would be implemented for GTX570 too. Thats not true. To justify the price difference in SLI GTX580 had much better frame times then all over cards. Even better then GTX590.
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post #149 of 343
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Let's clear up a few things because I think some of us are missing the point.
The 670 clocks are coming at an already over clocked base core. It may not have much more over clock headroom after this. Let's see how it fairs over cocked vs over clocked of other cards before we presume it's better than anything.
... [snip] ...

Yep. And I think a lot of people are missing that.

Nvidia has proved something this time around with the GPUs, it's better to send out a highly clocked card stock with limited OC potential than it is to send out and underclocked card with a very high overclocking potential. People on forums like this will jump up and down about how the 680 walks all over the 7970 stock, when OC'd, they trade blows (considering we're on OVERCLOCK.net). I don't see how people can neglect overclock potential like they have been in the 680 vs 7970 debate.

Had AMD send out the 7970 at a 1100Mhz clock stock, they could have been right up there with the 680 and people couldn't have bashed it's out of the box performance like they have been.
 
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I wonder why there's so many more 7970 submissions on an internet forum! It must be because it's a better card, can't have anything to do with the fact that the 680 only recently was released. Yep, that's a perfectly safe/valid conclusion to make. Reviews be damned, 7970 wins! lachen.gif

its ok to defend your card with mere words...but the best proof starts with action, how about something like benchmark from you thumb.gif
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