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Nothing's "wrong" with the 680 except for its $499 MSRP. The 770 is an improved version of it, and is priced $100 lower @ $399.
im in australia so prices are weird :/

what are the average prices down under?
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im in australia so prices are weird :/

That does make a difference. I'll adjust to Aussie prices, and use PC Case Gear for price comparisons then.

The cheapest GTX 770 I could find is from Palit @ AUD $450. It's a triple-fan model with all reference clocks (1046/1085, memory @ 7010).

The cheapest GTX 680 I could find is from Zotac @ AUD $430. It's their dual-fan "AMP" model that's pre-overclocked (1110/1176, memory @ 6608).

You could probably manually OC the Palit 770 to meet or beat the Zotac 680's clocks, and you'd have the benefit of the 770's faster memory and Boost 2.0 functionality. For a $20 differential that's what I'd do, at least.
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I would go for the 680 if its cheaper because it's more power effcient (if you don't overclock it too much). But Shadowplay is a cool feature I guess if you like to record gameplay.

Wait hold on... You can't do shadowplay on the 670? When I first saw the video about it they said that all the cards with the hardware 264 support would be able to do it... I think they specifically listed the 670/680 as being supported... When did this change? I believe the same thing that makes the 670 work with video game streaming for there android thing is what makes it compatible with shadowplay.

If I am wrong that sucks because I was looking forward to that feature.
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what are the average prices down under?
pretty much what svenge is saying. go up to to near 600 for top notch models..

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That does make a difference. I'll adjust to Aussie prices, and use PC Case Gear for price comparisons then.

The cheapest GTX 770 I could find is from Palit @ AUD $450. It's a triple-fan model with all reference clocks (1046/1085, memory @ 7010).

The cheapest GTX 680 I could find is from Zotac @ AUD $430. It's their dual-fan "AMP" model that's pre-overclocked (1110/1176, memory @ 6608).

You could probably manually OC the Palit 770 to meet or beat the Zotac 680's clocks, and you'd have the benefit of the 770's faster memory and Boost 2.0 functionality. For a $20 differential that's what I'd do, at least.
cheers thats where i was actually looking smile.gif think ill go the evga 770. the reason im not going 670 and was looking at 680 was that they are top of their line bar titan and dual gpu cards smile.gif my 460 has served me well but just want to max most games always slightly regretted not saving more and hastily goin the 460 when i coulda had better if i waited just a bit smile.gif will rep when im on my pc. not my phone smile.gif
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i reckon money well spent getting a GTX770.. enjoy smile.gif
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Wait hold on... You can't do shadowplay on the 670? When I first saw the video about it they said that all the cards with the hardware 264 support would be able to do it... I think they specifically listed the 670/680 as being supported... When did this change? I believe the same thing that makes the 670 work with video game streaming for there android thing is what makes it compatible with shadowplay.

If I am wrong that sucks because I was looking forward to that feature.

I thought that only 700 series were going to be supported, but then again you are right about that h264 chip inside 670 and 680. Would be awesome if they brought shadowplay to the 600 series too. Anyone can shed some light on this?
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think ill go the evga 770.

Of the two EVGA 770s, I'd highly recommend getting the Superclocked model with the ACX cooler.

While it does cost $20 more than their reference blower-type model ($479 vs $499), reviews have shown that the ACX cooler allows for greatly lower temperatures and thus better Boost 2.0 performance.
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