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Hey everybody! So, the holiday season is rolling around and I'm thinking of treating myself to a new graphics card. I currently have two HD Radeon 6870s crossfired in my computer, but I'm thinking of upgrading to one Nvidia GTX 680. I've done extensive research between the two, but nothing seems that conclusive. This is primarily because most comparison websites don't take into account that I'm using two cards. Here's my question, is it worth it to switch over?
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One 680 is going to be way more powerful than 2 6870's
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post #3 of 17
Defiantly worth it, 2 6870's should not even be compared to a 680.
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I have or had both. Two 6870's are equal to a 7870 which is equal to a 660ti.
Edited by Electroneng - 10/31/12 at 3:50pm
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post #5 of 17
I myself have 2 6870's. The 680 will out-perform the 6870's. Side note...I bought a 7950 and the performance did not beat my 68070's crossfired. I returned the 7950
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A GTX680 will monster dual 6870's.
 
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+1 go for the 680
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GTX 680 is better especially in DX11. But since you put the thread in the General Forums ... my I suggest the 7970? It cost the same as a GTX 680 and sometimes even less but it is much more powerful.
384-bit and 3 GB make it really the superior card.
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Originally Posted by HeadlessKnight View Post

much more powerful.
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Ha ha ha ha. What a laugh. smile.gif
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Originally Posted by HeadlessKnight View Post

GTX 680 is better especially in DX11. But since you put the thread in the General Forums ... my I suggest the 7970? It cost the same as a GTX 680 and sometimes even less but it is much more powerful.
384-bit and 3 GB make it really the superior card.

Actually I'd say they're only barely more powerful but I do agree a 7970 is the better choice because they are massively cheaper.
     
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