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Damn...I was hoping to ditch this gtx480 .

I ditched mine for a 7970GE, couldn't be happier thumb.gif
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Fifth: It would look bad to release GPUs that get matched or outperformed by the consoles. Better to wait and see than to rush in blindly.

Maybe i am being ignorant here but i was under the assumption console graphics will never be more capable then any current high end GPU ?
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Why do you want to upgrade so bad when you already have a high end gpu? That thing will probably max out games for another 2 years easily.

If by max out, you mean play as a giant choppy mess.

Current single GPU's are by no means enough to max modern games.
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Fifth: It would look bad to release GPUs that get matched or outperformed by the consoles. Better to wait and see than to rush in blindly.

Single GPU's will probably be outdone by consoles for the next 2 years, coding straight to hardware yields vastly more power.

And really the biggest improvement we should see from newer consoles will come from the CPU side, if consoles really do use octo-cores we should start seeing games using more than just 2-3 cores!
Edited by OwnedINC - 2/7/13 at 8:30pm
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If by max out, you mean play as a giant choppy mess.

Current single GPU's are by no means enough to max modern games.

It depends on the resolution that you play. The GTX670 should have no issues at playing games at 1920X1080 and it should be able to max BF4 when it comes out at that resolution.
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Like UNOE said, AMD need to seriously go under the hood and fix their drivers. especially for multi-card users. I remember reading a thread where it took a guy more than 4 months to get his 7970s working with Eyefinity right and that's a terrible thing to do to your customers. Put me off CF right then and there.

as was posted he was using 4 7970's...i have 2, popped them in my machine and eyefinity was perfect.

although skyrim in eyefinity is a freaking mess, character edit screen i couldn't see my face, all i could see was the inside of my characters face! seriously wth??!
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post #126 of 184
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as was posted he was using 4 7970's...i have 2, popped them in my machine and eyefinity was perfect.

People with single 7970 and single monitors also had it, the incompatibility was between some x79 and x58 Chipset and some 79xx cards. Obvisouly not all people had it but it was mostly fixed because some Eyefinity + Crossfire users made pressure on AMD.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1295809/fixed-eyefinity-quad-fire-7970-ccc-12-8-12-x-crash-hang-freeze-galore-what-to-do-fixed/0_30

http://rog.asus.com/forum/showthread.php?21534-AMD-Response-to-Trifire-Eyefinity-issue-on-the-Rampage-IV

http://forums.totalwar.com/showthread.php/35440-7xxx-Series-AMD-cards-freezes-and-lock-ups-solution-being-debugged-by-AMD

Driver release fixing this (my) issue! (Click to show)

AMD Catalyst 12.11 Beta Release Notes

FEATURE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE AMD CATALYST 12.11 BETA11 DRIVER

AMD Catalyst 12.11 Beta11 is now available, and includes the following updates:
(Please note that AMD Catalyst 12.11 Beta11 includes all of the fixes found in previous versions of AMD Catalyst 12.11 Beta)
•Improves performance in Far Cry 3 (up to 25% with 8xMSAA, SSAO enabled @ 1600p, and up to 15% with 8xMSAA, HDAO enabled @1600p) (AMD Catalyst 12.11 CAP2 must also be installed)
•Resolves a sporadic system hang encountered with a single AMD Radeon HD 7000 Series GPU seen on X58 and X79 chipsets.
•Resolves an intermittent hang encountered with AMD Radeon HD 7000 Series GPUs in a CrossFire Eyefinity setup.

•Resolves image corruption found in certain DirectX 9.0c titles
•Resolve missing fonts issue in XBMC
•Resolves no video issue found in Media Player Classic Home Cinema when using full or half floating point processing
•Resolves stability issues found in the previous AMD Catalyst 12.11 Beta8 driver for Linux
•For users experiencing issues with HDMI Audio under Ubuntu 12.04, users should try installing the “dkms-hda - 0.201211291615~precise1” package from https://code.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-audio-dev/+archive/alsa-daily/+packages and reboot; this will resolve the HDMI Audio issue found in Ubuntu 12.04
•AMD Catalyst 12.11 CAP2 has just been released, and should be used in conjunction with AMD Catalyst 12.11 Beta11
◦Improves Far Cry 3 performance for single GPU configurations with AA enabled


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It depends on the resolution that you play. The GTX670 should have no issues at playing games at 1920X1080 and it should be able to max BF4 when it comes out at that resolution.

670 has no issue playing games, but it's a long ways off from maxing all games on the market @1080
It's not maxing a game if you're constantly dipping into the 20-30fps range.
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odd. i guess z68 was unaffected.
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odd. i guess z68 was unaffected.

It was clearly unaffected because one member (Juanlo Akriant) tested his cards from x79 to z68 (or z77) and the issue was gone in the z68 build. it was using a p67 build but I hear some people tried z68 and z77 chipset and it was fine

http://rog.asus.com/forum/showthread.php?21534-AMD-Response-to-Trifire-Eyefinity-issue-on-the-Rampage-IV&p=160413&viewfull=1#post160413
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670 has no issue playing games, but it's a long ways off from maxing all games on the market @1080
It's not maxing a game if you're constantly dipping into the 20-30fps range.

Got to also consider, some people consider 'maxing' a game as highest settings without AA. Only game I can think of that a 670 can't max with AA is Crysis 3
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