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They aren't comparing to the 680MX because it's in a different class. The 680MX's TDP and power consumption is too high for anything other than high end AIOs like the iMac, and possibly desktop replacement systems, while the 680M and 8970M are made for more reasonable gaming laptops.

 

 

It'll be interesting to see how the 8970m and 780m compete. It's ridiculous how much mobile GPU performance is improving with all the recent innovations on the desktop side.  The 8970 and 780 are performing about a OC'd 580 level are they not? The 780 is a FULL desktop 680, just downclocked. 


Just astonishing from both sides.

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Oh no a refresh. Ironic for some.
yeah it is a refresh not a new Numbers on it and call it a new gen
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yeah it is a refresh not a new Numbers on it and call it a new gen

 

AMD "The revolutionary AMD Radeon™ HD 8900M Series GPU"  Wonder where the revolutionary part comes from? 

 

And their marketing slides pinning the 8970 vs the 680.....lol They used the most recent Catalyst Beta driver for their runs vs Nvidia's 307.17 driver released at the beginning of January.  So of course the 680m's performance in recent games is going to be hindered.

 

AMD marketing team at it again.

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25% is good. My 7970m is pretty awesome. Haven't had any issues and runs most games maxed (exception of crysis and farcry 3)
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You know. It would be better if we let the dead horse alone.

The horse is still alive and dieng though, just 99% people on OCN don't realize it. Crossfire is absolutely 100% broken on 970 chipset boards on any driver after 12.10, meaning the pc wont even boot/run with any driver after 12.10.

Really sucks, AMD keeps saying they're aware of the problem and it would be fixed in 13.4 but it's not.
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