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Why would the 7970m be faster than the 7970? There is no way a mobile GPU is the fastest GPU in existence at the moment.
Meant GTX680m ,my bad
     
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MSI is where it's at right now. The laptop in my sig was $1800, those same specs are $4,000 via Alienware. MSI's GT70 ONE that has the GTX 680M is $2100 and has the same if not better specs than the Alienware. And best of all, no throttle issues. After owning the XPS 1645 and spending about 100 hours along with a couple of other mods on NBR with Dell to prove that it was throttling in nearly ever scenario I gave up on Dell. Not surprising to see these issues. Dell just refuses to learn from past mistakes.

I didn't force you to buy a M17x @_@

Only the 680M 2GB has throttling issues, all other cards are fine.
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The AMD 7970m is much faster than the GTX680 so its faster than the GTX580

No, it's not. tongue.gif

The 7970M @ 1000/1200 is on par with a 7870 or a GTX 580.

The GTX 680M @ 1000/1200 is on par with the GTX 670 or roughly 30% faster than the GTX 580.

World Record 3DMark11 - M17x R4 - P10148
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No, it's not. tongue.gif
The 7970M @ 1000/1200 is on par with a 7870 or a GTX 580.
The GTX 680M @ 1000/1200 is on par with the GTX 670 or roughly 30% faster than the GTX 580.
World Record 3DMark11 - M17x R4 - P10148 Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
9EleB.jpg
THAT is why you buy an Alienware. wink.gifSager got nothin' on that piece of work. thumb.gif

1.075v o_o

Oh and btw, if you look closely it uses 4GB of memory + a 719MHz baseclock. It is a Clevo/MSi 680M
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Originally Posted by Imglidinhere View Post

No, it's not. tongue.gif
The 7970M @ 1000/1200 is on par with a 7870 or a GTX 580.
The GTX 680M @ 1000/1200 is on par with the GTX 670 or roughly 30% faster than the GTX 580.
World Record 3DMark11 - M17x R4 - P10148 Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
9EleB.jpg
THAT is why you buy an Alienware. wink.gif Sager got nothin' on that piece of work. thumb.gif
i am still happy paying 2500$ for my laptop when the alienware m18x with same specs was for 4900$ which is nearly double,and not every time alienwares are good clockers
     
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