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Since I use my rig for gaming only there is really not many advantages to overclocking a already top tier gpu. The 5-10fps increase is not worth voiding the warranty of the card as well as the many other issues that arises with overclocking a gpu (artifacts, temp increases etc.) Frying a thousand dollar video card is not on my list of things to do. The 690 is more then enough for 1080p 120hz with stock clocks. Thanks for your input it was very informal.

So you started with
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And the gtx690 will still destroy it on BF3. Next.......................
and ended with " My card is good enough for me so leave me alone."

You insist that the 690 destroys 7990 yet when fact are presented that stock 680 SLI beat 690 by 5% in FPS says
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If you can see the difference between 141fps and 148fps you sir are a Wizard.
If a 5% FPS advantage is moot since you can't tell the difference then whatever 690 maybe have on 7990 is also moot by your standards.

Overclocking void Warranty? lol, unless you fried the card with extra voltage(impossible on most Kepler) or hard modded /Unofficial Bios flashed it your Warranty will not be voided. If Overclock voids warranty, cards made for OC like the Lightning/Matrix/Classified won't sell at all.
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So you started with
and ended with " My card is good enough for me so leave me alone."
You insist that the 690 destroys 7990 yet when fact are presented that stock 680 SLI beat 690 by 5% in FPS says If a 5% FPS advantage is moot since you can't tell the difference then whatever 690 maybe have on 7990 is also moot by your standards.
Overclocking void Warranty? lol, unless you fried the card with extra voltage(impossible on most Kepler) or hard modded /Unofficial Bios flashed it your Warranty will not be voided. If Overclock voids warranty, cards made for OC like the Lightning/Matrix/Classified won't sell at all.

I have a very reputable company "PugetSystems" build and service my Pc's. They also do all the overclocking for me and run an extensive amount of test to assure its stable for my needs and doesn't cause any issues with warranty protection. They refuse to overclock gpu's because of the many issues it can cause with both reliability and warranty. I trust their judgment over yours. Plus unless you benchmarking it really isn't needed for what I'm using my rig for. Cheers.
 
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I have a very reputable company "PugetSystems" build and service my Pc's. They also do all the overclocking for me and run an extensive amount of test to assure its stable for my needs and doesn't cause any issues with warranty protection. They refuse to overclock gpu's because of the many issues it can cause with both reliability and warranty. I trust their judgment over yours. Plus unless you benchmarking it really isn't needed for what I'm using my rig for. Cheers.


Lmao.

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I wonder if 7970 vs 680 arguments will still be going in 2014?
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I wonder if 7970 vs 680 arguments will still be going in 2014?

I bet AMD vs Nvidia will, as well as AMD vs Intel.

I had to look into my Crystal ball to come up with those predictions.

Anyway, you make that post, but haven't you done your fair share of contributing to those arguments? rolleyes.gif
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I have a very reputable company "PugetSystems" build and service my Pc's. They also do all the overclocking for me and run an extensive amount of test to assure its stable for my needs and doesn't cause any issues with warranty protection. They refuse to overclock gpu's because of the many issues it can cause with both reliability and warranty. I trust their judgment over yours. Plus unless you benchmarking it really isn't needed for what I'm using my rig for. Cheers.

ROFL. Sorry man, wrong place to post that you don't build/test your own rig. Specially after you have been trying to argue with people who do. You pretty much lost all credibility, well that was gone when you failed to show correct information on the 690.
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Hopefully water cooling becomes more common on GPUs. Stock cooling solutions seem universally terrible, especially when you consider that the GPU is potentially using more power than the CPU but gets a small fraction of the space for its heat sink.
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I bet AMD vs Nvidia will, as well as AMD vs Intel.
I had to look into my Crystal ball to come up with those predictions.
Anyway, you make that post, but haven't you done your fair share of contributing to those arguments? rolleyes.gif

Sure. They got old after 2 months though wink.gif 2 months approximate is my forum arguing threshold. I think!

So will HD9970 or GTX 780 be better? Let's battle!
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I have a very reputable company "PugetSystems" build and service my Pc's. They also do all the overclocking for me and run an extensive amount of test to assure its stable for my needs and doesn't cause any issues with warranty protection. They refuse to overclock gpu's because of the many issues it can cause with both reliability and warranty. I trust their judgment over yours. Plus unless you benchmarking it really isn't needed for what I'm using my rig for. Cheers.

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