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Is this right? Skeptical of review

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So I'm always skeptical of anything from hardocp especially if the product they are reviewing is an Asus product. It's almost certainly a Gold award with them because of name alone. But considering the 7870 I see more often than not competing with the 660ti, where as here it seems like it's almost on par with the 660. Granted if they would have increased the 7870 125Mhz which seems to be standard that would have been nice. Anyway thoughts? http://hardocp.com/article/2013/04/01/asus_geforce_gtx_660_directcu_ii_oc_video_card_review#.UVnBv5O0J8E
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Edit: The results seem pretty reliable. Would have been nice if they included an overclocked 7870 as well. I wouldn't say it seems on par with the 660, in all the benches apart from Far Cry 3 it's beating it by about 10%.
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