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Originally Posted by KaRLiToS View Post

Funny that you don't post the ones that Nvidia is worst. Blah Blah

And you should compare the GTX 650ti boost to the 7850.

In case you missed this and you can't deny the truth of this! (Click to show)
IMO

GTX Titan = Better than anything.
HD 7990 = GTX 690
HD 7970 = GTX 680
HD 7950 = GTX 670
HD 7870 XT = GTX 660ti
HD 7870 = GTX 660
HD 7850 = GTX 650ti boost
HD 7790 = GTX 650ti
HD 7770 = Oups, nothing here
HD 7750 = Oups, nothing here
Oups nothing here = GT 640

funny, type in Nvida 650 Ti boost and Look what it has!



How interesting....
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post #202 of 274
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Originally Posted by CaptainChaos View Post

No, check your benchmarks again. The card in question is the regular 7950 boost. It matches the 670 in every benchmark you posted except Crysis 3. Just a week ago you could get a boost edition 7950 for as little as $249
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)





Looking at a $385 7950, reviewed earlier this month, one of the highest factory OC'd 7950s....it's equal to a stock 670 +/- 1 fps
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post #203 of 274
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Originally Posted by Capt View Post

Nvidia lost this round both in price and performance. Next round please.

Only in the eyes of certain enthusiasts on OCN they lost.

Meanwhile the people who matter, the shareholders, are all ecstatic because Nvidia is selling more cards and making more profit per card.

What would be a much healthier scenario for AMD would be not having to do price drops and add in game bundles to move inventory.
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I dont understand your point, The regular 7950 boost is also equal to the 670. What exactly are you getting at?

The benefit of the HIS card is not the factory overclock, it's the high quality cooler that leaves more overclocking potential.

btw I just purchased that same HIS card for 345 a month ago.

Is it really that hard to admit you were wrong?
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Originally Posted by mcg75 View Post

Only in the eyes of certain enthusiasts on OCN they lost.

Meanwhile the people who matter, the shareholders, are all ecstatic because Nvidia is selling more cards and making more profit per card.

What would be a much healthier scenario for AMD would be not having to do price drops and add in game bundles to move inventory.

In a way Nvidia has been nice to AMD in pricing and performance . If they could push out a single card today that's king (ahem, we know), is it that hard to believe they could have pushed a card out earlier? I'm going to say, probably so. If they wanted to be dicks they could flood the market with cheap Titan alternatives, causing AMD to spend a hefty sum playing catch up. That actually hurts both companies though, as it would take a while for the software to catch up hindering future sales for both. So good business is done the way it is, increments. Doing things slow in the construction industry is called job security, some might say the same applies to how Nvidia does business. Job security.
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Yes Nvidia is the great overlord that allows the little peasant AMD to exist. All hail Nvidia. I'll never understand why people get so caught up in brand wars, specifically in a market segment where the differences between he two products are so small.
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Originally Posted by CaptainChaos View Post

I dont understand your point, The regular 7950 boost is also equal to the 670. What exactly are you getting at?

The benefit of the HIS card is not the factory overclock, it's the high quality cooler that leaves more overclocking potential.

btw I just purchased that same HIS card for 345 a month ago.

Is it really that hard to admit you were wrong?

i'm saying a 7950 (specifically the one in the reivew) is the same as a stock 670. Then i provided bench results.
I am wrong?
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Yeah by one game. You are such a joke man. Keep it going. I have my pop corn here tongue.gif

not sure why you said that. I provided 3 examples and gave the 7950 the benefit
Edited by lacrossewacker - 3/26/13 at 2:42pm
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Sorry Alatar but most of the 7850 here in Canada are 199$

Maybe we should have a mod less blah blah to manage these threads. And you know I'm dang right.

As soon as there are some threads with AMD VS intel or Nvidia VS AMD, you always deny the good of AMD, always.

As soon as there are some problems with Nvidia drivers nobody talks about it and we should shut our damm mouth about Nvidia driver issues. but when its AMD, hey please lets bash AMD.

Hey lets deny drivers improvement on AMD side.

I'm tired of seing these blah blah all over the place. If I had Nvidia, my mentality would be the same freaking thing.

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


There is far more Nvidia users and still, the graphs shows that AMD = Nvidia in performance and AMD has better price performance.
But you will never be able to accept that those damm companies are equal, you always have to justify your freakin purchase that cost you 100$ more.

According to this graph, more Nvidia users, more people bashing on AMD, but you keep it secret when your freaking Titan BIOS throttle like hell.

I agree. Seem there's a consensus that AMD doesn't compete with Nvidia and that Kepler simply stomps Tahiti which just isn't the case. They're for the most part rather equal with AMD having more of a full range of products and being priced more competitively. It seems to me in general (everywhere not just this forum) that a lot of people just buy Nvidia because they're Nvidia or they've always done so. Not saying it's fact but that's the vibe i get. There is also a good bit of loyals to each company, which really serves no purpose because they only do a disservice to themselves. Anyhow this go around i went Red and am really enjoying the three free games i didn't "technically" have to pay for and the OCing ability of the 7970 it's super fun thumb.gif

This thread will more than likely be cleaned or locked soon..anyway.
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And here I was thinking nothing could possibly make more waves in OCN than arguing on Titan's price/performance... rolleyes.gif
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Originally Posted by lacrossewacker View Post

i'm saying a 7950 (specifically the one in the reivew) is the same as a stock 670. Then i provided bench results.
I am wrong?

No you are not wrong really, but it is pointless. That proves nothing since the regular 7950 boost also is the same as a stock 670. I'm still struggling to see the point you're tying to make. If I remember correctly you said that a 7950 needed to be overclocked to match a 670, your own benchmarks that you posted prove you wrong.

EDIT:

I should also note that the HIS IceQ X² boosts to 950MHz, the typical 7950 boost goes up to 925MHz. Not exactly a huge difference. Again the benefit of the HIS card is the cooler, not the factory overclock.
Edited by CaptainChaos - 3/26/13 at 2:51pm
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