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Hello, I went to local computer Store yesterday and I saw Asus GTX 680 vs. XFX GTX HD7970 they offer almost the same price , anybody can have a "GOOD & BAD" experience in any of this card?
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O_o same price? GTX 680. No question.
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Hello, I went to local computer Store yesterday and I saw Asus GTX 680 vs. XFX GTX HD7970 they offer almost the same price , anybody can have a "GOOD & BAD" experience in any of this card?

Ah but their not the same price right now! Go look on the online deals section ... I just bought 4 7970's. selling my Gtx690 as 7970 scales way better for 3 monitor setup that I'm running.

$319 after rebate on new egg....

Scoob

http://www.overclock.net/t/1310248/newegg-diamond-radeon-hd-7970-315-after-rebate-coupon
Edited by Scooby-Snack - 9/27/12 at 9:54pm
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Both have their strong points. For single monitor gaming, most of the time, a GTX 680 will be better. For multi-monitor gaming, a 7970 would be better.

There is plenty of information regarding these two GPUs on this forum, and a lot of benchmarks as well. You just have to search for it.....
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Here's a recent review with recent drivers;

http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/graphics/display/evga-geforce-gtx-680-superclocked-signature-2_7.html

Overall it looks like the 7970GE(base model) is faster than the base 680.
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I'd find a different store. The 7970 should be cheaper than the 680

If you have to pay the same price, I'd still go with the 7970...the cards trade blows at stock but I believe most often people get more overclock out of the 7970. If PhysX is an interest go with the 680
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I'd find a different store. The 7970 should be cheaper than the 680
If you have to pay the same price, I'd still go with the 7970...the cards trade blows at stock but I believe most often people get more overclock out of the 7970. If PhysX is an interest go with the 680
Well, he never stated the price. Maybe the 680 is at the 7970 price. thumbsupsmiley.png
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Well, he never stated the price. Maybe the 680 is at the 7970 price. thumbsupsmiley.png

LOL...that is just such alien logic that my brain didn't think that way. Nvidia is always more expensive than ATI.

but true...though like I said I think I'd still go with the 7970 even with the 680 on sale.
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LOL...that is just such alien logic that my brain didn't think that way. Nvidia is always more expensive than ATI.
but true...though like I said I think I'd still go with the 7970 even with the 680 on sale.
Haha maybe the store is clueless or like going out of business lol XD
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You get PhysX FXAA TXAA Adaptive Vsync and 3D vision with Nvidia
With AMD you get Eyefinity
The GTX 680 and 7970 is very close in some games one card is better then the other and in other games its the other way around either way i would get the card that has what i need and/or like
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