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GTX680 4GB +1.
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7970 ...until new games come out and you can join the horde in crying about glitchy, buggy drivers.

Over the years, the one thing that deters me from ATI / AMD has been their support of games on launch. Atrocious to say the least. Waiting over a month to actually get certain games in a stable enough state to play is unacceptable.

I've had my fair share of both lots of cards and I always opt for the cleanest, less fuss experience.

I could switch without taking a hit anytime but I know exactly what i'd be in for. Just not worth it for an extra 10 fps in BF3 (a game I do not even play).
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7970 ...until new games come out and you can join the horde in crying about glitchy, buggy drivers.
Over the years, the one thing that deters me from ATI / AMD has been their support of games on launch. Atrocious to say the least. Waiting over a month to actually get certain games in a stable enough state to play is unacceptable.
I've had my fair share of both lots of cards and I always opt for the cleanest, less fuss experience.
I could switch without taking a hit anytime but I know exactly what i'd be in for. Just not worth it for an extra 10 fps in BF3 (a game I do not even play).

Ya amd drivers used to suck. I am so glad they fixed their act up and changed their policy. No more crappy drivers. Instead you now get HUGE performance increases. Everyone buying new right now are laughing. $250 to get 680 speeds on oced 7950!
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Ya amd drivers used to suck. I am so glad they fixed their act up and changed their policy. No more crappy drivers. Instead you now get HUGE performance increases. Everyone buying new right now are laughing. $250 to get 680 speeds on oced 7950!

I won't buy into 7950's getting 680 speeds until we start seeing 7950's make their way into the Top 30 3DMark11 Benchmarks in crossfire. As of right now not a single one topping the 680's in the top 30. wink.gif
     
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OMG 12.11 beta6


All I have to say is WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Top 30 3DMark11 Benchmarks is the most boring game on earth.
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I won't buy into 7950's getting 680 speeds until we start seeing 7950's make their way into the Top 30 3DMark11 Benchmarks in crossfire. As of right now not a single one topping the 680's in the top 30. wink.gif

Bere in mind AMD drivers are still in BETA.... Might have quite a lot to do with it.
 
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Kids these days... rolleyes.gif.. biggrin.gif
I got my first computer in 1984, 28 years ago. Were you born? biggrin.gif
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1983! I turn 29 on the 10th of this month.
My first card was a Voodoo2 but that was 3D only and it was a pain, so I bought a 16MB PCI Voodoo Banshee.
Think I still have a Voodoo3 3000 AGP sitten around somewhere.
Been doing this ever since.
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You can leave that "trust me I have been doing this for 2000 years" attitude at the door as its quite foolish here (you could of been doing it for 30 years, and still don't know more then me). .
Sorry if I offended you.
Wasn't trying to bring any attitude, just some experience is all.
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I won't buy into 7950's getting 680 speeds until we start seeing 7950's make their way into the Top 30 3DMark11 Benchmarks in crossfire. As of right now not a single one topping the 680's in the top 30. wink.gif

You'd better believe it. 7950 CFX @ 1150/1700 spanks 680 SLI @ 1270/ 1775
http://www.overclock.net/t/1323188/ocuk-7950-crossfire-vs-680-sli-at-5760-1080-eyefinity-surround

3DMark is just a number and doesn't fully represent real world performance. Imagine what 2 7950s at 1200+/1700+ can do thumb.gif
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Can anyone else hear the dust settling on all the 680s in the stores?

Nvidia better do something quick
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