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Originally Posted by rainbowhash View Post

@sherlock stop using this source, it shows one set of drivers being at peak, and again drivers always change. The next drivers for the nvidia card could be better than the 12.11 ... Really OP should buy the cheapest card and stop there, this fanboyish ranting is frustrating

face the facts. the GTX 680 is slower than HD 7970 Ghz. .HD 7970 Ghz is ahead by a margin of 10 - 15%. thats no joke. rolleyes.gif

http://www.hardocp.com/article/2012/11/12/fall_2012_gpu_driver_comparison_roundup/3

http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum/hardware-canucks-reviews/57413-amd-12-11-never-settle-driver-performance-17.html

" From a price / performance standpoint, there are actually very few reasons to recommend the GTX 680 at this point and at higher detail settings there’s just no competition"
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post #102 of 106
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face the facts. the GTX 680 is slower than HD 7970 Ghz. .HD 7970 Ghz is ahead by a margin of 10 - 15%. thats no joke. rolleyes.gif
http://www.hardocp.com/article/2012/11/12/fall_2012_gpu_driver_comparison_roundup/3
http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum/hardware-canucks-reviews/57413-amd-12-11-never-settle-driver-performance-17.html
" From a price / performance standpoint, there are actually very few reasons to recommend the GTX 680 at this point and at higher detail settings there’s just no competition"

Wow the 670 performance makes the 680 look even more stupidly over priced.
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Wow the 670 performance makes the 680 look even more stupidly over priced.

correct. thumb.gif
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Wow the 670 performance makes the 680 look even more stupidly over priced.

Does it suprise anyone NV milks every last dime out of the products.
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post #105 of 106
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ahhh missed that part, thanks for clarifying smile.gif

So what is better to overclock, non-OC generic cards or whatever is the other type?
post #106 of 106
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Why? the graph is legit and it shows what the latest AMD drivers do in terms of boosting performance over the older ones.

Without the new nVidia drivers, making it biased.

@raghu I know it is, point out the part where I said the nVidia card is quick? I know the AMD cards are quicker, and I'm a bit of an AMD fanboy myself except people using sources unreliable due to bias in it isn't right even if it supports what I think.

Yes I am aware that even with the new nVidia drivers the AMD cards are still significantly quicker, just not this much of a gap in it though
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