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I am using the latest new Bioshock drivers. 314.22

I will try get 3D Mark 11 links but don't think I logged them properly.

The 7970 got 10,008 and my 680 scores 10,300 on average. That use to be 10,500ish but has dropped since I switched to Win 8 and driver updates.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Arthur Hucksake View Post

I am using the latest new Bioshock drivers. 314.22

I will try get 3D Mark 11 links but don't think I logged them properly.

The 7970 got 10,008 and my 680 scores 10,300 on average. That use to be 10,500ish but has dropped since I switched to Win 8 and driver updates.

so, you never had problems with fc3 using the 680? btw, my 7950 scored P11000 in that bench.

edit: you don't need to answer it. i know the answer. i'll leave you now.thumb.gif
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Just to clear something up. Just because you've had a bad experience with the switch, it doesn't mean the opinion of "OCN" is wrong. After all it's just an opinion.
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Just to clear something up. Just because you've had a bad experience with the switch, it doesn't mean the opinion of "OCN" is wrong. After all it's just an opinion.

No, of course it doesn't but people are constantly suggesting the 7970 regardless of whether they have one themselves or whether they've ever used a 680.

It's simply misinformation.
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Not sure if you did, but did you do a complete driver sweep of the nvidia drivers? I know i had problem when i switched from my 560ti to my 7870 a few months ago. That score does seem low for that 7970 tho.
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Not sure if you did, but did you do a complete driver sweep of the nvidia drivers? I know i had problem when i switched from my 560ti to my 7870 a few months ago. That score does seem low for that 7970 tho.

Yeah, full uninstall and driver sweep plus a ccleaner reg clean.

The card itself all worked fine and was stable, just didn't pack the punch I was hoping for having constantly read about how much better the 7970 is now.

Could it simply be down to my 680s factory overclock? It runs 1084 (1150 boost) and 6300 on the mem, out of the box.
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What are you running the 7970 at? Clock wise? Can't remeber what that 7970 ships with.
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Did you OC the 7970?

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What are you running the 7970 at? Clock wise? Can't remeber what that 7970 ships with.

1050 boost and 6000 on the mem. Didnt push it any further than that.
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Ahh, that could be part of it. Although the frame latencies are higher on AMD as of right now, they should be ~un-noticeable (with single card). OC that thing to 1200+ on the core. What is voltage set to at boost?



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