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post #21 of 83
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It seems that the rumors regarding the price of mid-range GeForce GTX 660 card, reported back in January, are true after all. According to OBR-Hardware GTX 660 is coming soon for at least $299.
Source: http://videocardz.com/33010/geforce-gtx-660-to-cost-between-299-and-329

We have to see if its a GK 104 salvage part with 3 GPC, 6 SMX , 192 Bit mem, 24 ROP or its a fully enabled GK 106 with 2 GPC, 4 SMX, 192 bit mem, 24 ROP. Anyway my guess is a GK104 salvage part just like the GTX 460 768 MB. Only diiference this card will have 1536 MB. We have to see if its handicapped badly by the ROP and memory bandwidth cuts. If it manages to get to GTX 580 performance it would be surprising and quite an achievement for a badly castrated part . smile.gif
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half the cores of a GTX 680? And you guys expect this card to outperform a GTX 580 or HD 7870?!?!?

This article is out of touch with reality. This card will not outperform an HD 7870. If it was at roughly 1000 cores, it would be close, but 768? Oh please.... rolleyes.gif
Edited by Mad Pistol - 5/12/12 at 11:39am
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post #23 of 83
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interesting. with 768 of the same cores, this isn't going to outperform the 7870. it would almost definitely be slower.

This is what I was thinking.

I imagine this will be the GTX 660 whereas the GTX 660 Ti will have the previously aforementioned 1152 cores.

Also keep in mind that, 90% of the time, the rumor sites tend to be fairly wrong. I can see how the specs would be more along this area:

GTX 660 Ti - 6 SMX clusters (1152 Cores)
GTX 660 - 5 SMX clusters (960 Cores)

And this would guarantee the performance be along the lines of the GTX 580/7870 and the GTX 570/7850.
     
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All I want to know is: how will it perform compared to last gens 560 and 560 ti.
 
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interesting. with 768 of the same cores, this isn't going to outperform the 7870. it would almost definitely be slower.

This is what I was thinking.

I imagine this will be the GTX 660 whereas the GTX 660 Ti will have the previously aforementioned 1152 cores.

Also keep in mind that, 90% of the time, the rumor sites tend to be fairly wrong. I can see how the specs would be more along this area:

GTX 660 Ti - 6 SMX clusters (1152 Cores)
GTX 660 - 5 SMX clusters (960 Cores)

And this would guarantee the performance be along the lines of the GTX 580/7870 and the GTX 570/7850.

makes perfect sense. more in line with what I was originally thinking. the specs in this rumor belong to the 650ti (or at least they should).
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post #26 of 83
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I hope they put out a TI version of this. But still this price is too much.
I might just go for an XFX 7870 Black edition seeing these prices.

Just get GTX 670. 7870 is a complete waste of money.
post #27 of 83
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Just get GTX 670. 7870 is a complete waste of money.

7870 is a lot cheaper.
post #28 of 83
If you can find a HD7870 for ~$350 or less, it's a decent alternative. It should have higher performance per watt than the GTX 670 and run much more quietly thanks to their currently available non-reference cooling alternatives. I would be happier if AMD's 7800 series came in around $200 for HD7850 and $300 for HD7870, though. Hopefully the GTX 660 (and Ti) will spur such a shift.
    
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7870 is a lot cheaper.

If you think about it, the performance of a GTX 670 compared to 7870 is a huge difference, with 670 beating 7970 on average. The price tag for 7870 does no justice for its performance in relative to 670. 7870 should cost $300, and you can get 670 $70 cheaper than 7970, which is weaker than 670, so you're basically paying for a 7970 but $70 cheaper.
post #30 of 83
the asus directcu 7870 is $335 on newegg, and that's not bad at all. thing is, I still would like the 7850/7870 to be priced at $200/$280 respectively. I'd be all over that.
Edited by PureBlackFire - 5/12/12 at 2:26pm
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