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post #31 of 54
Here is something for the guy talking about Fermi and GCN overclocks:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1371616/need-amd-7870-benchmarks-please
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post #32 of 54
7870 beats a 660 easily I don't understand what people are going on about... My 7870 overclocked beat my friends 670. Don't tell me I am biased, because I just helped two people build their nvidia+intel rigs. Im just running AMD, because they offer better price/performance atm. My CPU is AMD, because I need the extra cores and also I made a wild guess that games would become more multithreaded, which actually may happen because of the new generation of consoles which happen to use 8-core CPUs.
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post #33 of 54
Quote:
Originally Posted by AlDyer View Post

7870 beats a 660 easily I don't understand what people are going on about... My 7870 overclocked beat my friends 670. Don't tell me I am biased, because I just helped two people build their nvidia+intel rigs. Im just running AMD, because they offer better price/performance atm. My CPU is AMD, because I need the extra cores and also I made a wild guess that games would become more multithreaded, which actually may happen because of the new generation of consoles which happen to use 8-core CPUs.

You're saying that a 7870 overclocked will beat a 670? What benchmark/games did you use to come to this conclusion? Driver version? CPU? RAM?

My 660 Ti beats a slighly overclocked HD 7870 in almost every instance, so don't tell me a 7870 can beat a 670. There's no way that's even possible unless you overclock the 7870 to the moon.

And for reference, I have both a 660 Ti and a 7870. In real world testing, the 660 Ti feels noticeably faster.



On-topic, the HD 7870 is faster than a GTX 660 (non-Ti). No question about that.
Edited by Mad Pistol - 3/16/13 at 1:48pm
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post #34 of 54
did you seriously just necro this thread lol.

7870 will > 660

660ti will barely > 7870

7950 > 660ti

670 > 7950

7970 > 670

7970 ~ 680 pending which you are looking for, gaming vs mining etc.

me and some other members slugged it out on the new 3dmark.

680 > 7970 on games and 3dmark by a ~ 10% ish margin

But of course 7970 > 680 for bitcoining and any other opencl application,

7970 and 680 slug evenly pending some 3d rendering programs ie. maya, cine4d etc.
Edited by kyismaster - 3/16/13 at 1:52pm
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post #35 of 54
I git a higher 3DMARK 11 than him,but maybe he had something in the background or something and my overclock was VERY high.8934 graphics score. Sorry if was wrong
Edited by AlDyer - 3/17/13 at 12:25am
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post #36 of 54
The 7870 is slightly faster, but the difference is very small so it probably doesn't matter which one you get.
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Sorry my phone is being *****.
Edited by AlDyer - 3/17/13 at 12:24am
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7870, it beats the 660 in pretty much everything.. Once overclocked the 660 is a joke really.

The 7870 is a tier/class higher then the 660, the 660 competes with the 7850 and the 660ti trades blows with a 7870 (I still beleive the 7870 is a tad better?) - Especially after overclocking, though in this generation nVidia cards use less power. It's funny, in the previous two generations this statement has been reversed.
 
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Quote:
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7870, it beats the 660 in pretty much everything.. Once overclocked the 660 is a joke really.

The 7870 is a tier/class higher then the 660, the 660 competes with the 7850 and the 660ti trades blows with a 7870 (I still beleive the 7870 is a tad better?) - Especially after overclocking, though in this generation nVidia cards use less power. It's funny, in the previous two generations this statement has been reversed.


kookoo.gif....I will slap you right across the face for that comment haha lachen.gif .. For the price, the 660 is a really really good card, don't say stuff you don't know...

To the OP though, if you don't care about Physx, 3D vision or any stuff Nvidia has that AMD can't compete with, then go for the 7870, IF overclocked properly, it will be faster than the 660 in raw FPS thumb.gif
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