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Poll Results: 7970 Matrix Platinum vs 680 DirectCU II Top

 
  • 12% (1)
    Asus Nvidia GeForce GTX 680 DirectCU II Top
  • 87% (7)
    Asus AMD Radeon HD 7970 Matrix Platinum
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post #11 of 17
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

Nope not for Far Cry 3 or Sleeping Dogs or Sniper Elite or even good old Crysis 1 if i try to play those games in 1440P with everything maxed out and without AA the games lag like hell and its even worse with 2xAA or higher
I will sell my 2 GB Asus GTX 680 CU II OC and buy a MSI GTX 680 Twin Frozr 4 GB card and see if that helps if not i will buy one more so i will have 2x 4GB cards in SLI
Sleeping dogs was fine as long as extreme AA wasn't set, but considering it's not even playable at that resolution with extreme AA and 1 gpu, that is irrelevant. Regardless, when I tried it at max settings on my 680 I wasn't running out of vram, it was just terribly low fps. Crysis 1 has never ran out of vram for me at 1440p, not sure what you're tlaking about, unless you are adding 32x AA in the control panel or something. Never played farcry 3 or sniper elite when I had 680s
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post #12 of 17
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between those 2 options go for ASUS HD 7970 Matrix Platinum. there is another good option. MSI HD 7970 Lightning boost edition with 1150 mhz boost speeds. 3 free games.
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX-181-MS&groupid=701&catid=56&subcat=938

dont all amd cards come with games if you register them online? thanks for the recommendation but I want a colour scheme that will go with my rog mobo.
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post #13 of 17
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Sleeping dogs was fine as long as extreme AA wasn't set, but considering it's not even playable at that resolution with extreme AA and 1 gpu, that is irrelevant. Regardless, when I tried it at max settings on my 680 I wasn't running out of vram, it was just terribly low fps. Crysis 1 has never ran out of vram for me at 1440p, not sure what you're tlaking about, unless you are adding 32x AA in the control panel or something. Never played farcry 3 or sniper elite when I had 680s
Only Sleeping dogs ran out of VRAM all the other games was just very slow but think i will get 2x 4GB cards just to be on the safe side
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post #14 of 17
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Sleeping dogs was fine as long as extreme AA wasn't set, but considering it's not even playable at that resolution with extreme AA and 1 gpu, that is irrelevant. Regardless, when I tried it at max settings on my 680 I wasn't running out of vram, it was just terribly low fps. Crysis 1 has never ran out of vram for me at 1440p, not sure what you're tlaking about, unless you are adding 32x AA in the control panel or something. Never played farcry 3 or sniper elite when I had 680s

sorry to go off topic for a sec but I just noticed your rig. dat OC. those 7970s. dat ram. OMG! did you delid your 3770k?
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post #15 of 17
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dont all amd cards come with games if you register them online? thanks for the recommendation but I want a colour scheme that will go with my rog mobo.

no. the games are only available at select retailers who participate in the never settle bundle promotion. OCuk is one of the sites which has the games. for a full list of participating retailers

http://blogs.amd.com/play/this-holiday-never-settle/
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post #16 of 17
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Sleeping dogs was fine as long as extreme AA wasn't set, but considering it's not even playable at that resolution with extreme AA and 1 gpu, that is irrelevant. Regardless, when I tried it at max settings on my 680 I wasn't running out of vram, it was just terribly low fps. Crysis 1 has never ran out of vram for me at 1440p, not sure what you're tlaking about, unless you are adding 32x AA in the control panel or something. Never played farcry 3 or sniper elite when I had 680s

sorry to go off topic for a sec but I just noticed your rig. dat OC. those 7970s. dat ram. OMG! did you delid your 3770k?
Yes cool lab liquid pro on the die and ihs, temps never reach 60 when gaming and never hit 80 on prime95/Intel burn test, can hit 5ghz but it takes more voltage than i like but temps are still good
Edited by y2kcamaross - 12/11/12 at 8:17am
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post #17 of 17
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Looks like I'll go for the 7970 Matrix Platinum as it has the most votes and it seems like the faster of the two. any comments on the gameplay smoothness or general user experience?
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