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Want 680 or 7970 perfomance buy a 670 and cram it in an mATX case.. smile.gif

PS - I hate my iPhone spelling suggestions sometimes. tongue.gif

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(Seriously I did a scaling using the pcb pic. its smaller than my 9500GT)
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Hold up people... so 'not the flagship' = 'midrange'?

Dunno how this works.. plus the GTX 690 will have better performance than the GTX 685, but it's supposedly a lower class of cards?

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Hold up people... so 'not the flagship' = 'midrange'?
Dunno how this works.. plus the GTX 690 will have better performance than the GTX 685, but it's supposedly a lower class of cards?
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The 690 is a dual GPU card so think of it as having like 2 mid range cards in SLi. Usually, you can get better benches out of dual mid range GPUs of the same generation as a single high end but you face the potential problem of microstutter.

The 685 should be nice. Might pick one up if it ever gets released.
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Pardon me while I get beside myself...

How can this story not make anyone sick? Shame on BOTH AMD and nVidia or basically gouging the crap out of the consumers. AMD comes out with a decent but slightly underwhelming card, semi-crippled for gaming due to the increase in compute, and charges as much as they possibly could because they have no competition. Then, NV laughs and says "wait...??? Is AMDs flagship broken??? Did they fab this with their eyes closed?!?! Hahaha we can beat this with our mid-range! let us make way more profit than we were expecting, because people will eat this up!"

End result:

Way overpriced, underachieving flagship card(7970), that continuously looses value, getting beat out (at stock) by SECOND BANANA(670), as both companies laugh all the way to the bank!

What a horrible time to be in the market for a GPU upgrade. I don't want to buy anything from any of these companies.

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