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man if the 660ti gets a price drop might grab another one and sli them
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"Real gamers". Right. Because Angry Birds has all the hardcore folks.

That's an insult to quality F2P games. Have a look at World of Tanks, maxed out the thing looks better than most P2P games and has better game mechanics too, while we're at it. Raiderz as a whole, Vindictus battle mechanics, World of Planes as a concept, etc. You don't have to spend 60 dollars on a game to have a great time.
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AMD is just as much top dog as Nvidia, I really don't know where you're getting all of your info from if you claim to do so much reading. The 7970 often beats the 680. Essentially making it top dog in regards to non Titan GPU's.

FYI the 7950 at stock settings beats the 670 in several games, such as Sleeping Dogs and BF3. I really don't know what you're going on about.

Stock 670 still beats this HIS IceQ 7950 in Crysis 3



Then the 670 looses to the 7950 by 1 fps at 1600p (a resolution that AMD is SUPPOSED to be better at with it's higher ram and 384 bus width over nvidia's 256bit.


Same with Farcry 3


The point here though is that a BOOST 7950 is on par with a stock 670. This IceQ costs $350-385. I know it's a rare case, but I got my 670 FTW last June for $360 (slickdeals.net FTW!) Some people here make it sound like it's a landslide difference in favor of AMD.

It's back and forth here, AMD creams Nvidia in Sleeping Dogs/ Metro / Hitman and Nvidia creams AMD in a couple other games
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post #114 of 274
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man if the 660ti gets a price drop might grab another one and sli them

if they're anything like my old 560 Ti's, you'll LOVE having two 660 Ti's in SLI smile.gif

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I like the definition of stock on kepler. I have a reference gtx 670 on my htpc that can boost close to 1200 mhz tongue.gif:p
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post #116 of 274
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Free to play. You don't have to buy the game but they usually include microtransactions for cosmetic stuff etc.
Already released: http://www.overclock.net/t/1375263/various-nvidia-gtx-650ti-boost-reviews

And as of now it's the best price/performance card on the market. Beats the 7850 at a lower price point and clearly beats the 7790.

It may beat the 7790,but at what price? 7790 is $149,most 650Ti are $170. You think the 650tI boost is going to be competing against the 7790? No,not even the 7850 which can be had for under $200. The card it will be compared against is the 7870...and I think we know where that title will lay.
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GTX 670 and 7950 pretty much trade blow against each others. while the 7950 wins more with High AA levels and probably high resolutions.
I owned a golden GTX 670 that can do 1360/1857 @ 1.22mV and a 7950 that can do 1210/1625 max (1175/1625 @ 1300mV). and I can confirm they trade blow. My GTX 670 was a golden chip, while the 7950 is only an average overclocker.
Most review sites test the HD 7950 @ 800 MHz which doesn't show the true potential of what this card is capable of (51.25% OC on the core and 30% OC on memory in my case).
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It may beat the 7790,but at what price? 7790 is $149,most 650Ti are $170. You think the 650tI boost is going to be competing against the 7790? No,not even the 7850 which can be had for under $200. The card it will be compared against is the 7870...and I think we know where that title will lay.

First off, the $150 7790 is the 1GB version, the $170 650 Ti Boost includes 2GB of GDDR5. Second, the cheaper 1GB version of the 7850 is being discontinued. And third, comparing the 650 Ti Boost to the 7870 is just plain silly and you know it.
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It may beat the 7790,but at what price? 7790 is $149,most 650Ti are $170. You think the 650tI boost is going to be competing against the 7790? No,not even the 7850 which can be had for under $200. The card it will be compared against is the 7870...and I think we know where that title will lay.

The 1GB 7850 that's priced the same as the 650Ti Boost is getting discontinued and the 7850 2GB cards are on average a bit over $20 more expensive. The 650Ti Boost is much closer to the 2GB 7850, sometimes beating it, than the 7790 is to the 650Ti Boost.

And there will be a 1GB 650Ti for $150.

Still, TPU clearly shows it being in the lead when it comes to price/performance. It makes absolutely no sense to compare it to the 7870, different price brackets, it's cheaper than the 7850
 
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The 1GB 7850 that's priced the same as the 650Ti Boost is getting discontinued and the 7850 2GB cards are on average a bit over $20 more expensive. The 650Ti Boost is much closer to the 2GB 7850, sometimes beating it, than the 7790 is to the 650Ti Boost.

And there will be a 1GB 650Ti for $150.

Still, TPU clearly shows it being in the lead when it comes to price/performance. It makes absolutely no sense to compare it to the 7870, different price brackets, it's cheaper than the 7850

to back this up, a 7870 is AMD's mid-to-high card (7950/7970's behind high end cards)
a 650 Ti is CERTAINLY not Nvidia's mid-to-high card. That belongs to the 660 Ti. Then you have the 660. THEN you have a 650ti.
You're comparing Nvidia's 6th fastest card to AMD's 3rd
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