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post #231 of 745
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Originally Posted by PostalTwinkie View Post

I think the real story here is that Zotac 660 Ti AMP! edition, and it only being 6.75" long! Holy crap is that an awesome package!
I wish my 4 foot long MSi 7970 OC was that small, even having a Full Tower.
Look at the size difference.....

EDIT: That card is making my ITX build twitch act up.....
Imagine that sexy little beast in a Prodigy.

+1 XD
post #232 of 745
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Originally Posted by PostalTwinkie View Post

I think the real story here is that Zotac 660 Ti AMP! edition, and it only being 6.75" long! Holy crap is that an awesome package!
I wish my 4 foot long MSi 7970 OC was that small, even having a Full Tower.
Look at the size difference.....

EDIT: That card is making my ITX build twitch act up.....
Imagine that sexy little beast in a Prodigy.

Yeah I love my lil 670. Looks super amazing now that it's under water too.

When I was putting my WCing set up together I considered switchinb back to the 7970 because it was pretty clear that AMD had taken this round pretty conclusively but these GeForces still put out very good numbers and it just wasn't worth the hassle.
    
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Thats how it needs to be done. At stock clocks for THAT card. You cant compare Apples to oranges... stock vs stock.

This is overclock. Overclock them both to the max.
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This is overclock. Overclock them both to the max.

As I said in the post they will be benched at stock vs stock, and also Max OC vs Max OC.

We are doing stock to see what the products offer the average user, then what it offers the enthusiast user. This is OCN but not everyone on her OC's their GPU.
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Originally Posted by Stay Puft View Post

This is overclock. Overclock them both to the max.

As I said in the post they will be benched at stock vs stock, and also Max OC vs Max OC.

We are doing stock to see what the products offer the average user, then what it offers the enthusiast user. This is OCN but not everyone on her OC's their GPU.


Who cares about those who do not overclock? They can go read Cnet for more info eh?
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Who cares about those who do not overclock? They can go read Cnet for more info eh?

ExActly. Benching at stock is a waste of time. Whoever has the 660 make sure to get an unlocked bios and shoot for 1400 core
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ExActly. Benching at stock is a waste of time. Whoever has the 660 make sure to get an unlocked bios Void the Warranty rolleyes.gif and shoot for 1400 core
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Who cares about those who do not overclock? They can go read Cnet for more info eh?

Well I do, I try to help everyone not just uber enthusiasts. Sorry we are not all elite like you bro. rolleyes.gif
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This thread should be over if people just read the thread of tsm. 7950 is general 2-3 % slower than a 7970. We have benchmarks from a legit source and we still fight for clocks-to clocks apples to apples cost. Soon this will go to power consumption.
rolleyes.gif first the 7950 was only 5-7 percent slower than the 7970, then it was 4-6 percent slower, now it's 2-3 percent slower, soon enough it's gonna be the same speed....And then it will be faster
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As I said in the post they will be benched at stock vs stock, and also Max OC vs Max OC.
We are doing stock to see what the products offer the average user, then what it offers the enthusiast user. This is OCN but not everyone on her OC's their GPU.

Your average user won't be staring at fraps or a framerate counter so some other method to test frame latency like techreport uses is much more useful.

Honestly, what the heck does the average framerate in a canned time demo on different pcs supposed to prove? How does that relate to what your average user sees in game. Thats like those people who think that 3d mark is somehow representative of actual games.
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rolleyes.gif first the 7950 was only 5-7 percent slower than the 7970, then it was 4-6 percent slower, now it's 2-3 percent slower, soon enough it's gonna be the same speed....And then it will be faster

Clock for clock the difference is very small. In some games the amount of shaders will make a bigger difference than others. In some games they do perform the same at the same clock speed.
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