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Been roaming the forums for a while but finally joined, glad to be a part of the community. Sup guys.

Anyway, I've seen a lot of great information here and hope to find more. Certainly hope that most of what I find isn't AMD fanboy vs. nVidia fanboy. In the past year I've gone from evga sc gtx 580 -> msi ref hd6970 -> msi ref hd6970 x2 -> asus ref hd7970 -> msi twinfrozr gtx 680 -> asus gtx 690 -> msi lightning hd7970. I just have fun swapping them out and seeing how they perform. They've all got their pros and cons. For me, nVidia is great for reliable driver support and generally better sli performance, but at the cost of higher prices. AMD however, great hardware, generally more capable than the equivalent nVidia card, but plagued by poor driver support and sketchy crossfire performance. I don't care what anyone says I personally could not get Far Cry 3 to play well on any of my AMD cards (haven't tried it on lightning 7970 yet). At the end of the day it's what is most important to you, what res you game at, and what games you play, certainly not something to sit on forums and bicker about. I was inches away from hitting the checkout button with an asus gtx 780 in my shopping cart on newegg. Looks like a d@mn impressive card and I'd love to get my hands on one, and one day I will, you can count on that.

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did anyone say its 649 on newegg?
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post #163 of 193
here you go benchmarks IN GAMES WITH 780 OCed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=li1oj8zp1Qc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gB9-eIPLzM

yeah 7970 "keeping up"
    
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I say it's a weak argument to compare an oc'ed card to a stock card especially since the level of oc is luck of the draw. Comparing stock to stock is a much more valid argument.
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I say it's a weak argument to compare an oc'ed card to a stock card especially since the level of oc is luck of the draw. Comparing stock to stock is a much more valid argument.
It's like comparing a honda civic with a V8 swap to a base model cavalier.

You can put the v8 into the cavalier too.
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post #166 of 193
Can't wait to see how a 780 does on crysis 3 at 1080 single screen compared to 570 smile.gif
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GTX 780 > 7970 anytime plz
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post #168 of 193
Just ordered mine from Newegg for 649.99 biggrin.gif
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So ladies after checking all the reviews do we think its worth grabbing another GTX670 and going SLI now or grabbing a GTX 780 now and SLI in the future, gonna be running a 2560x1440p Tempest @ 120Hz tongue.gif
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here you go benchmarks IN GAMES WITH 780 OCed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=li1oj8zp1Qc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gB9-eIPLzM

yeah 7970 "keeping up"

Never said the 7970 would keep up on stock.
 
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