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GeForce GTX 680 Up To 40% Faster Than Radeon HD 7970: NVIDIA

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  1. btarunr

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    GPU vendors tend to give out their own performance figures of the products they're launching, compared to competitors' products. In one such comparison, allegedly of the GeForce GTX 680, doing rounds on the internet, NVIDIA's new GPU was evaluated by its makers be be over 40% faster than the Radeon HD 7970 in some tests. Keeping Radeon HD 7970 as a baseline, NVIDIA presented its performance figures for the GeForce GTX 680's leads over it, and Radeon HD 7950's trails under it. Results of as many as 15 tests were presented, from 7 games/benchmarks. All benchmarks were run with and without AA. The one test that caught the eye is Battlefield 3 with "4xAA". Experts we spoke to think NVIDIA could be using FXAA algorithm. In any case, NVIDIA looks to be confident of taking back the fastest-GPU crown from AMD.

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    lol gotta love marketing slides, always seem to overstate by alot. Although 5-10% faster isn't out of the question.
     
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    Highly anticipating a review for this card when it's released. If it ends up destroying the 7950/7970 I may switch to NVIDIA, once prices are less than $550 of course. These things must fold like crazy in F@H with 1536 shaders (if Stanford has good support for them and the shaders are somewhat strong).
     
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    This is pure fake. Based on that pcinlife "leak", don't know where I put it which said base clock 1050 and memory 1425. Anyway I'm expecting up to 10% better average Wizz's review.
     
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    Yep, "we shall see"... as they say :)
     
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    195 watt tdp...not bad... someone was really eager to get the base clock to 1.0ghz
     
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    So in real world at best 20%. Still thats a NICE boost!
     
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    20%? More like 5-15% with some driver "improvements" with BF3
     
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    What do you guys think is it worth the effort to return my 2 7970's and get two 680's? I play on 5760x1080 resolution most of the time. I am worried that the 2gb wouldn't be enough for that type of resolution.
     
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    I'm gonna give them AT BEST 20%. We should start a pool.
     
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    I'd wait for some reviews first. :)
     
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    Yeah, id love to but I am pressed for time as of how long I can wait. I got 3 days left to return these bad boys. I usually always buy Nvidia cards, but thought it be nice to switch up no complaints here. Now if I can have better performance for the same money why not right.
     
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    Wait for reviews. I'm personally not sure how it's possible to fit three times the cuda cores than are in a gtx 580 on a chip roughly half the size and the like. Unless nvidia is running 3d transistors and has invented a miracle cooling solution or something.
     
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    nVidia, oh you...

    2 months late to the game? 5-10% increase?
     
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    They should charge $800 for GTX 680. :nutkick: $770 for performance and additional $30 for CUDA and Physics. In Europe price should be $1000. We like expensive stuff. :laugh:
     
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    I wonder if AMD will release a performance driver one day before the NDA lifts, they did that with 5xxx I think.
     

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