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Poll Results: What are you thinking: Used Fermi for SLI, or go with Kepler?

 
  • 18% (20)
    Thinking of getting adding another cheap, used Fermi for SLI!!!
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    Thinking of selling my Fermi and going with Single High-End Kepler (670/680)!!!
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Well im getting another 470 for sli wink.gif
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Wow! those are awesome results brettjv.
If Dimmy's boost clocks are accurate, I think the 680 is ~10% faster at the same clocks.
Thanks for the benches, and hope you enjoy your new card thumb.gif .

I don't think that at equal clocks on average it will turn out to be quite 10% faster, my guess is that it would be a little less, like 7% ... but if anyone with a 680 wants to repeat the tests at my clocks (IF YOU CAN, muahahaha!), that'd be great!
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Well im getting another 470 for sli wink.gif

I might be able to help ya out with that wink.gif
    
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I'm guessing I picked a bad day to do these benchies ... I wonder if maybe people are a little more concerned with Diablo 3, perhaps tongue.gif

With the Chimp Challenge hogging my GPU's and the Pentathlon hogging my CPU, i cannot play it yet, so i'm really expecting those benches biggrin.gif

I would switch to a 670, but the BOINC performance let me down. I really only updated my quite excellent SLI 450 setup for this due to BOINC, not for gaming. So i hardly see myself swapping to a 670/680 anytime soon.

What i want is a third 470 to place underwater for my HTPC/BOINC server, and in case i ever get a mobo with 3 PCI-E slots, to go tri-SLI biggrin.gif
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Sorry if already stated. But what is the overall verdict?
From the screenshots it looked like the 670 beats overclocked 470's.

I was thinking of getting another 470 for SLI.

However... 718 watts! for the system. I only have a 750W Corsair PSU. With an OC 3770k I might not have the wattage.
I was only going to run the 470's at 800 core anyways.
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Sorry if already stated. But what is the overall verdict?
From the screenshots it looked like the 670 beats overclocked 470's.
I was thinking of getting another 470 for SLI.
However... 718 watts! for the system. I only have a 750W Corsair PSU. With an OC 3770k I might not have the wattage.
I was only going to run the 470's at 800 core anyways.

No final verdict yet in terms of performance but so far it looks pretty dang close. Still have like 5 benches left to do though I think. Try to do 'em tonight and get 'em up.

I'm sure you have the wattage to add a second 470 ... the 3770 won't draw any more power than my chip I don't think and plus don't forget the 718W is from the wall ... which means actual DC draw (which is what PSU's are rated on) is only about 85% of that, or 610W of the (minimum) 750W you have available. You'd be fine w/that Corsair 750W unit, guaranteed.
    
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Alot of your 670 images towards the bottom part of the comparison are missing. Just an FYI. Would like to see them if you still have them and can re-upload. thumb.gif
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I find it very interesting how your 470's are so close in performance to my 480's when both are overclocked - I figured they would be in the same ballpark, but really the performance difference is almost negligible for actual gaming it seems.
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Alot of your 670 images towards the bottom part of the comparison are missing. Just an FYI. Would like to see them if you still have them and can re-upload. thumb.gif

Work is still in progress ... stuck at work, will try to finish 670 benches tonight thumb.gif
    
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Here is the updated score I had earlier. GPU clock now at 1340MHz/3305.

 

I really wonder how this compares to a overclocked GTX 680. If anyone can share, please do!

 

PJtwH.jpg


Edited by youra6 - 5/15/12 at 6:22pm
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Here is the updated score I had earlier. GPU clock now at 1340MHz/3305.

I really wonder how this compares to a overclocked GTX 680. If anyone can share, please do!

PJtwH.jpg

It compares very nicely. Here is 680 @ 1313/3456

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@brettjv: great clocks, I really hate you right now biggrin.gif I'm on the other hand got a meh Asus DCII: 1245/3386 only. Not so great, I was hoping for more. But the card is silent, and I mean it, literally silent under load, can't hear it over my case fans... I'm still debating on whether to keep golden chip EVGA, or silent DCII.
Edited by DimmyK - 5/15/12 at 7:15pm
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