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Today a special presentation took place in Tokyo, where MSI and AMD presented it’s new devices. The MSI GX70 Gaming Series notebook is equipped with A10-5750M APU, which comes with integrated Radeon HD 8650G, and a new Radeon HD 8970M as a discrete graphics card. The new Radeon HD 8970M, which is using a Neptune GPU, was confronted with the GeForce GTX 680M.

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The benchmark results indicate a 7.5% better performance over GTX 680M, which was probably measured with AMD picked titles. Once again, this is not GTX 680MX model, which is the top tier on the current NVIDIA lineup. Is this a good score? Well, for now it should be fine, but this is not HD 7000 series any more.. The GTX680M, which was used for this comparison is not the fastest notebook GPU that NVIDIA has. Which means that Radeon HD 8970M is actually slower than 680MX. The GTX 680MX has a similar specs to desktop GTX 680

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Seems good. But it still is slower than a GTX 680MX...
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Is the Benchmark done on the GX70 against a GT60/70 with 680M? If so the CPU performance difference between GX70's Quad core Richland & GT60/70's Quad core Ivy Bridge could also play a part( the Richland might be bottlenecking the 8970M).

Waiting for a 8970M vs 680MX benchmark when bothside have a Quadcore Intel Mobile CPU.
Edited by sherlock - 3/29/13 at 1:17pm
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Richland and 8970m? That sounds like a dumb idea...
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Is the 8970M a recycled 7000 series GPU? Not much of an improvement over what NVIDIA has to offer though.
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They used richland?Maybe that kinda bottleneck the 8970m
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They used richland?Maybe that kinda bottleneck the 8970m

I don't think they would have used a CPU that would have bottlenecked the card for everyone to see. I don't think they are that dumb but who knows.
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On the plus side, the Optimus that they'll have on this won't be so terrible when it doesn't work properly. While still offering good battery life.
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