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All gtx 680's with 4gb of VRAM vs all gtx 680's with 4gb of VRAM

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Just like the title. What is Te best performing gtx 680 with 4gb of VRAM for a sli setup? Such as asus vs msi vs evga etc...

Oh and maybe the same argument for 670's because I read they are only 5% slower than 680's and if this is true whats the best 4gb 670
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VRAM is going to be virtually same across all vendors. I haven't any information in my 'studying' on the forums that objects this. Instead, the the focus are the clock frequencies, cooling capabilities, heatsink design, etc.
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As for your question re: 4GB 670s, I'm partial to the EVGA GTX 670 FTW+ w/ Backplate. It's built on the 680's PCB and cooling hardware, and is pre-OC'd to clock speeds higher than the 680's reference clock.

The only real difference between the 670 FTW and a reference 680 is that it has only seven SMX clusters compared to the 680's eight.
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Shameless AMD plug. For the price of most 680 4GBs, you could even get 7950 Crossfire, which will destroy a single 680.
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Originally Posted by briddell View Post

Shameless AMD plug. For the price of most 680 4GBs, you could even get 7950 Crossfire, which will destroy a single 680.

That's true if the only program you ever run is a Max Headroom emulator...

/Ca-ca-ca-ca-ca-catch the wave!
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