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Those benches are fake.
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4 x 7970s (Nothing else) (or if you want to play on medium settings BF3, get 3 x 7970s)
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Those benches are fake.
how can u see thta?
    
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Those benches are fake.
how can u see thta?

We've already torn that article apart here in one of the news threads. You can tell its fake cuz they show quadfire scaling in skyrim, rofl. Skyrim is still broken on AMD.
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At stock: The 7970s will slightly beat the the GTX 680s because of the higher memory bandwidth.

At a mild overclock: The same thing as stock will happen.

At the max overclock (air): The 7970s will extend their lead because of their larger overclocking potential.

At the max overclock (water): The 7970s will be way faster than the GTX 680s since their overclock potential is way bigger and the GTX 680s are bottlenecked by the locked voltage, making it impossible to reach clocks as high as the 7970s.

Also, the 7970s are cheaper and AMD drivers are WAY better for multi-monitor configuarations. Is that what people call a no-brainer? rolleyes.gif
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We've already torn that article apart here in one of the news threads. You can tell its fake cuz they show quadfire scaling in skyrim, rofl. Skyrim is still broken on AMD.
link to thread, plz wubsmiley.gif
    
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There's no way you are running ultra in BF3.

Never tried BF3
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We've already torn that article apart here in one of the news threads. You can tell its fake cuz they show quadfire scaling in skyrim, rofl. Skyrim is still broken on AMD.
link to thread, plz wubsmiley.gif

Search for vortez in the hardware news forum?
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I have seen this go back and forth, and up until 1600p or lower the 384 bit bus doesn't do a damn thing. However, at eyefinity/3DS resolutions it will present a slight advantage.
It it were me, I would go Tri-SLi 4GB GTX 670's or 680's.
You get FXAA, outstanding PhsyX performance and the overall superior driver package IMO that comes with buying a GTX.
If you want the best GPU on the market, Keplar is the answer.
Want to save some money and still get awesome performance with an OC? Southern Islands isn't a bad choice.
You can't go wrong with either but I would go with a GTX setup, the bigger bus doesn't make up for all the Radeon's shortcomings. Not trying to start a war just my opinion based off experience with both companies.

FXAA is considered a reason to buy Nvidia now?

lol

It's so funny to me that PC gamers spend all this money on hardware and then think FXAA gives them great image quality. If your going to use that I don't know why you'd ever spend more then 200 bucks on a GPU if that.
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