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which card is better with the latest drivers?

the regular sapphire hd 7970 or the 670 gtx?
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7970
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post #3 of 74
7970. 3GB Vram and the 670 Has 2GBVram
easy choice. as they are both so close in performance. while the 7970 give you headroom for some ram hungry future games smile.gif
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A overclocked 7950 can trade blows with a stock GTX 680

So 7970 will be much faster
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post #5 of 74
Nvidia's always the first choice. Waaaay better drivers, no crashes. And smoother and faster fps.

AMD is ok if you're on a budget though. But if you can spring for the 670.

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7970 can't keep up with the big boys.
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Originally Posted by Alienware69 View Post

Nvidia's always the first choice. Waaaay better drivers, no crashes. And smoother and faster fps.

AMD is ok if you're on a budget though. But if you can spring for the 670.

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7970 can't keep up with the big boys.

1msaa perfect for the one on the top.thumb.gif
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If you add more then 1xAA i bet the 7970 closes the gap if not overtake the GTX 680

If you go up to 2560x1440 the GTX 680 is slower for sure
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post #8 of 74
7970 is somewhere between 670 and 680 depending on the clock speed ,so 7970
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If you add more then 1xAA i bet the 7970 closes the gap if not overtake the GTX 680

If you go up to 2560x1440 the GTX 680 is slower for sure
So? It's barely over 30fps there. You cant add more AA or more resolution or else its unplayable.
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7970 is somewhere between 670 and 680 depending on the clock speed ,so 7970
Wow, can't read the chart? 680>670>7970
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post #10 of 74
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Nvidia's always the first choice. Waaaay better drivers, no crashes. And smoother and faster fps.

AMD is ok if you're on a budget though. But if you can spring for the 670.

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7970 can't keep up with the big boys.

well i hate to blow your benchmark show. some games favor nvidia while other favor ATI. and No Nvidia doesn't have the best drivers anymore. ATI has shown some solid progress in the past year. I'm not a fanboy. but when it comes to distributing wrong information i can't tolerate.

Drivers are provided by the owner after getting to deal with the game. like the case of Tomb Raider Nvidia. does this make nvidia bad? they just didn't optimize their drivers for the game and they have done it later.

a 7970 Is the proper choice because it can Go with a 680 when overclocked. and for 360$ it's the best card in the price range.

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