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Originally Posted by 996gt2 View Post

I just tried the 301.24 Beta drivers on my 680 and it still scores about 400 points lower in the GPU score than the OP's 670.
What is going on here?!

If you notice, he has the 301.25 drivers, NOT the 301.24. Could be a nice performance boost in there.
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My 680 only gets 9150 ish graphics score @ stock clocks.
The clocks on the Gigabyte OC 670 are 980/1059 boost while the reference Nvidia clocks for a 680 are 1006/1059.
So why is the 670 outscoring a 680 by 400+ points in the 3DMark11 GPU score?

Having less cores, and lower clocks = Magic?

Seriously though, drivers maybe?

Can you install 301.25?
Edited by 2010rig - 5/5/12 at 10:06pm
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this will be very interesting 670 vs 680 bench score, 680 is it supposed to be way faster? why those scores looks so oDD? can we unlock the 670? or 680 has the hand brake on ? *** is going on with all those score? i will love to see more those results keep posting guys, like i said before 670 way to go $100 less = gpu block wink.gifthumb.gif
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Now imagine this card MSRP at $399.99.

Discuss!
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Of course. My 680 gets over 10K when overclocked.
But that's not the point.
My point is that the factory overclocked speeds on this 670 are 980/1059 boost, whereas the reference clocks on my 680 are 1006/1059.
So, how is a card that has 1) lower clocks than a 680 and 2) a whole shader unit disabled compared to a 680 outperforming a 680 by 400+ points in 3DMark11 GPU score?

To be fair...we do need more comparisons than your single GTX 680...we won't be able to tell much without seeing a wider range of OCs between the two cards either.
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Now imagine this card MSRP at $399.99.
Discuss!

$349... take that AMD!!!

one can dream rolleyes.gif
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Of course. My 680 gets over 10K when overclocked.
But that's not the point.
My point is that the factory overclocked speeds on this 670 are 980/1059 boost, whereas the reference clocks on my 680 are 1006/1059.
So, how is a card that has 1) lower clocks than a 680 and 2) a whole shader unit disabled compared to a 680 outperforming a 680 by 400+ points in 3DMark11 GPU score?

I understand your question but maybe the 670 performs better clock-for-clock than the 680 with the caveat being that it doesn't clock nearly as high. I know it doesn't make sense but I'm just trying to pose a theory which fits all of the available facts...
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Originally Posted by 996gt2 View Post

Of course. My 680 gets over 10K when overclocked.
But that's not the point.
My point is that the factory overclocked speeds on this 670 are 980/1059 boost, whereas the reference clocks on my 680 are 1006/1059.
So, how is a card that has 1) lower clocks than a 680 and 2) a whole shader unit disabled compared to a 680 outperforming a 680 by 400+ points in 3DMark11 GPU score?

To be fair...we do need more comparisons than your single GTX 680...we won't be able to tell much without seeing a wider range of OCs between the two cards either.

Another member has posted his GTX 680's stock 3DMark11 score, and his GPU score is also lower than that of this GIgabyte 670.

I mean, that 301.25 Driver must make a BIG difference in 3DMark11...
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post #49 of 1506
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If you notice, he has the 301.25 drivers, NOT the 301.24. Could be a nice performance boost in there.

Good point. Never doubted Nvidia software department and driver support! thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by Jinny1 View Post

wishful thinking from a purchaser of the 7970 CF paperweight
You have absolutely no reason to think that at all. Gigabyte still has the superclock version to release after the standard oc version.
GTX670 can prove to be a beast and overclock much higher than this factory overclock. It certainly will have lower TDP and lower heat, making overclocking easier, so that might help a bit.

So you are ignorant enough to believe that Nvidia will sell a $400 mid-range card that will significantly out-perform its own flagship 680? Okieeee... lachen.gif

Btw, when I compare my rig to yours I'm pretty sure I know who's rocking the paperweights... rolleyes.gif
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