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The only logical explanation that I can think of is this:

Either the OP accidentally overclocked his Gigabyte 670 beyond the factory OC'd speeds, or somehow the Gigabyte software is overclocking the card. Perhaps GPU-Z cannot correctly read the clock speeds on the 670 yet, so it's displaying the factory OC'd speeds.
I could certainly see a 670 with a boost clock of around 1200 MHz beating out a stock GTX 680 by a few hundred points in the 3DMark11 graphics score. But other than that, I can't think of a logical explanation for why our 680s are getting pwned.

Logical explanations ETA: May 10. tongue.gif
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The only logical explanation that I can think of is this:

Either the OP accidentally overclocked his Gigabyte 670 beyond the factory OC'd speeds, or somehow the Gigabyte software is overclocking the card. Perhaps GPU-Z cannot correctly read the clock speeds on the 670 yet, so it's displaying the factory OC'd speeds.
I could certainly see a 670 with a boost clock of around 1200 MHz beating out a stock GTX 680 by a few hundred points in the 3DMark11 graphics score. But other than that, I can't think of a logical explanation for why our 680s are getting pwned.
That will not help my score at all. Trust me, I just upgraded to this 2700K a few weeks ago from my 2500K, and my 3DMark11 scores definitely did not go down after the 2700K was installed wink.gif

New member with impossible results on a yet-to-be-released card???? Hmmmmmm....

EDIT - Again, no disrespect to the OP but my guess is that something is off with his numbers....
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could it be something with his z68 board?
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New member with impossible results on a yet-to-be-released card???? Hmmmmmm....

Although that's possible, I don't think that's probable. He's actually putting in the effort to show us he has the card and whatnot. And besides, he has absolutely nothing to gain by misinforming anyone, especially since we'll all know the truth within a week.
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Ok, here is what I think is going on:


The OP overclocked his 670 to have a boost clock in the range of 1100-1200 MHz. It could have been accidental or on purpose. He says he did try to OC with the Gigabyte software, so perhaps he was successful and simply didn't know it. Either that, or he OC'd the card on purpose in order to stir up the GTX 680 owners on here.

Then, with the card overclocked beyond the stock factory OC, he ran 3DMark11, and after the score was displayed either he (or the Gigabyte software) reset the clock speeds on the card, so that's why GPU-Z is showing the stock factory OC'd speeds. I'm thinking that a GTX 670 clocked at 980/1059 boost would score in the range of 8700-9000 on the graphics score in 3DMark11.
Edited by 996gt2 - 5/5/12 at 10:56pm
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301.34 wont install since its for the 690 o well I'll wait till the 10th
    
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post #127 of 1506
Run nvidia inspector and let us see the clocks!
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The only logical explanation that I can think of is this:

Either the OP "accidentally" overclocked his Gigabyte 670 beyond the factory OC'd speeds, or somehow the Gigabyte software is overclocking the card. Perhaps GPU-Z cannot correctly read the clock speeds on the 670 yet, so it's displaying the factory OC'd speeds.
I could certainly see a 670 with a boost clock of around 1200 MHz beating out a stock GTX 680 by a few hundred points in the 3DMark11 graphics score. But other than that, I can't think of a logical explanation for why our 680s are getting pwned.
That will not help my score at all. Trust me, I just upgraded to this 2700K a few weeks ago from my 2500K, and my 3DMark11 scores definitely did not go down after the 2700K was installed wink.gif

Oh I know it won't help it, but just wanting to see clock for clock comparisons with no HT, to make your set up as close to his as possible.

More importantly I'd like to see more tests from the OP, to see if his score is consistent. wink.gif

We're all baffled by this.
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At this point, VIDS, or it didn't happen...
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You should be rushing to get rid of your 7970s quick!!!

you should be rushing to get an upgrade quick!!!!! thumb.gif
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