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I don't understand those results...the different programs claim different voltages...but most of the 680i reviews said that it can overclock better with less volts.

So assuming the 680i really can get within 0.4% of the efficiency of a P965 for SuperPI...the 680i will beat it by over 1% for games, and it does it while using a ton less volts?

How can anyone call that a win for the P965?
     
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You know, the 680I has core management (being able to physically turn off the 2nd 3rd and 4th cores), thats quite interesting in itself, and since most people go SLi anyway, I'm not sure how there should be controversy over this. The 680I isn't done being pushed.
Err huh? Most rigs I see here on the forum are single card rigs
    
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but most of the 680i reviews said that it can overclock better with less volts.
Those are paid reviews, I'm pretty sure. There's a lot at stake for this new product from nVidia, they didn't spend $10 in this project, though it seems to me as they just did that.

There are reports now at XS that people is/are having issues with this new board getting a long with the software (i.e., can't overclock), which to me it's déjÃ* vu all over again.

And so far for Dman, it's been 8 hours of having the 680i but no benchies, why? 8 hrs is a long time, takes about 15min for 3DMark06......sup with that? Let's see 'em already, after all, it "seems" the only good review (so far) from an actual end user who's paid for the board and not the other way around.
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http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...highlight=680i

Heres a personal review. I think its nice. The board is kickass no matter what people say, when i get my hands on it ill prove my theory
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Well, hopefully, and I really hope, you'll not end up like the fellas in post # 105, 106 & 107 of that same thread.
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Meaning....unless SLI, 965,975 wins anytime
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Of course! The P965.

Intel Core Logics, still 2nd best to NONE!

Source: Coolaler @ XS.
Comparing an apple to an orange? Why? It's SLI vs Crossfire or no comparison at all. The i680 vs the 975x...any comparison's with dual cards out there?
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Err huh? Most rigs I see here on the forum are single card rigs
Most people buying these kinds of boards.
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Well I like mine, its a sweet looking board and I've managed to OC my 6300 to 3.15ghz so far.
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Well I like mine, its a sweet looking board and I've managed to OC my 6300 to 3.15ghz so far.
That would mean a 450 MHz FSB . Kewl, not bad so far.
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