Originally Posted by tx-jose
Can we get over the power consumption in furmark? Rememner sincw fermi nvidia throttles the cards in that test
Doesn't really matter in the real world as the 280X reviews prove. AMD actually lowered the base clock on the 280X to 850 Mhz in order to get the same power consumption figures as the GTX 770. While gaming Metro: Last Light the power consumption figures are the same. And the overclocked ones don't use that much more power. For someone buying a 200w+ card - 230w (GTX 770) or 250w (HD 7970 Ghz Edition / 280X), power consumption shouldn't be such a concern.
Originally Posted by Coach Mcguirk
Lol. 4k being discussed as if it were the majority. Some of you need to get out more.
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That is not the point. These are the most expensive cards both manufacturers make, and don't forget that it was Nvidia that started this whole 4k thing. Since these are the cards to get for 4k, it makes perfect sense for AMD to compare the highest end card at the highest resolution possible to counter Nvidia's recent marketing stunt.