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Originally Posted by HeadlessKnight View Post

Wow... GTX 680 got smashed. Hope at least 310.54 make the gap slightly lower but I doubt it.
The 10 fps or more lower fps with Sleeping Dogs is due to the low bandwidth and nothing else.

Noticed your 670 FTW is missing from rig. You in the process of jumping boats? biggrin.gif
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One good driver comes out for AMD in the past god knows how many years and all I see in this forum is "haha AMD is teh bestest! Derp." I say good, it's about time there was some competition in the driver development arena.
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One good driver comes out for AMD in the past god knows how many years and all I see in this forum is "haha AMD is teh bestest! Derp." I say good, it's about time there was some competition in the driver development arena.

10.3 was a good driver they put out to combat the release of Fermi. Its not that 12.11 is a good driver. As a matter of fact it still very buggy. Whats good is the huge performance increase. Stuff card get maybe in a period of 12-16 month ATi put it out in 1 driver. Nvidia also had something like this with Big bang II drivers back R180 driver.
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post #44 of 53
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One good driver comes out for AMD in the past god knows how many years and all I see in this forum is "haha AMD is teh bestest! Derp." I say good, it's about time there was some competition in the driver development arena.

It was pretty black and white before 12.7 beta. With the release of 12.7 beta, competition was stiff. With 12.11 beta, it's back to black and white but this time in favor of AMD

Love to see the little guys[AMD] fight back boxing3.gif
post #45 of 53
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Wow... GTX 680 got smashed. Hope at least 310.54 make the gap slightly lower but I doubt it.
The 10 fps or more lower fps with Sleeping Dogs is due to the low bandwidth and nothing else.

Hopefully they disabled physx for these tests.. I've seen comparisons where they leave physx on and people are bad mouthing Nvidia because they got 10 fps lower but didnt realize that the nvidia cards were also pushing physx as well..
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post #46 of 53
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Hopefully they disabled physx for these tests.. I've seen comparisons where they leave physx on and people are bad mouthing Nvidia because they got 10 fps lower but didnt realize that the nvidia cards were also pushing physx as well..

None of those games support phsyx.
 
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post #47 of 53
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Noticed your 670 FTW is missing from rig. You in the process of jumping boats? biggrin.gif

Nope tongue.gif. I am planning on getting a next-generation GPU. Don't know from which camp. depending on Price/ performance.
The only thing that will be missed about my GTX 670 FTW that it was a great overclocker, 1328 MHz on stock voltage, so I am feeling a little bad for getting rid of it frown.gif .
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post #48 of 53
I can't understand how people complain about the layout of the site and such, I love these reviews more than most sites, as it actually gives me good info on the cards and what they are capable, rather than picking a few settings, putting all cards there and testing them one at a time. Not only does this not represent real world settings/usage for each card, it makes it really hard to figure out exactly what your experience will be, unlike H, which also does such "Apples to Apples" comparison, but then goes on to test the card as it would actually be used. This allows people to see/understand almost immediately what to expect.

Those that are having trouble understanding, simply are not reading, and that is no1's fault but of their own. Seriously, do you actually read articles, or skim the numbers so you can make a quick post and pad your post count?
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post #49 of 53
Wow the amount of stupid is unreal, [H] test each card for HIGHEST PLAYABLE SETTINGS and then test each card AT THE SAME SETTINGS....

It's not a difficult concept to grasp rolleyes.gif
post #50 of 53
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Wow the amount of stupid is unreal, [H] test each card for HIGHEST PLAYABLE SETTINGS and then test each card AT THE SAME SETTINGS....
It's not a difficult concept to grasp rolleyes.gif

Agreed.
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