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GeForce GTX 685 (GK110) Features 4GB 512-bit Memory, 25% Faster than GTX 680

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  1. Animalpak

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    awesome :D


    if this does indeed come out... does that finally prove the 680 was/is a mid range card with a high price tag?



    only time will tell if this is in fact true.... and not something made up.
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    It 'a very successful GPU and NVIDIA want to invest good money.

    I am sure that they are already preparing, as there was the GTX 280 - 285.

    Sources seem quite reliable.
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    expected price point?
    $700???
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    less for sure $599, and GTX 680 price will drop.
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    $599 and a price drop would be a game changer!
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    how does it have 33% more shaders, double the ram and the bus, and is only 25% faster?
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    Maybe in economics... in this case its either not true or they have massive bottleneck somewhere.
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    Stock clocks might be lower then GK104.
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    or its a bunch of bullshit ?
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    No. It's always this way with pcs. Especially cards. You can add 15% more shaders but you're only going to get a 5% boost out of that. Just look at the 7950/7970 clock for clock.
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    That's better than the difference between Pitcairn and Tahiti.

    7850: 32 ROP, 1024 Shader, 2GB VRAM, 256-bit bus
    7870: 32 ROP, 1280 Shader, 2GB VRAM, 256-bit bus
    7950: 32 ROP, 1792 Shader, 3GB VRAM, 384-bit bus
    7970: 32 ROP, 2048 Shader, 3GB VRAM, 384-bit bus

    The 7970 has 60% more shaders, a 50% higher memory bus, and 50% more VRAM, and is ~20% faster. Nvidia getting a 25% improvement over 33% more shaders and a wider memory bus is pretty impressive. If they priced this at $599, or $550 ad knocked everything down $50, they would crush AMD if they still refused to lower their prices at that point.
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    It's not much of a crush, because most of the revenue comes from under 300$, heck, under 250$ cards. And AMD has that covered since a loong time really. So it's more like the fastest card tag being a matter of prestige in us geek's eyes

    Also, according to me, the HD7800 series DIE is the actual winner in this entire series. It's amazing, perfect, I believe if AMD had worked a month or two more on fine tuning it further, heck if they released the HD7870 as this:

    - 1200MHz Core
    - 1700MHz Memory (use 7GT/s chips already!)

    The card would actually have left HD7970 in the dust, while being a HELL lot cheaper, to consumers and AMD as well.
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    25% improvement at stock clocks seems very possible and is what I would expect for a flagship card.
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    512bits seems such a waste of die for me 384bits and 6gbs gdd5 could provide already enough bandwidth for such beast.
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    I was just about to say that. At this rate with nvidia pricing I think it is extremely plausible to see the GTX"685" to be priced at about 550 to 600
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    awwww this looks bad for my 680. maybe I should sell mine off and just borrow a 6850 or something from my friend who doesn't use it anymore. and just buy this.
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    We'll see what will going to do after the GTX690. In theory they should present this alleged GTX 685 and then the GTX690.
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    It shouldn't be labeled GTX 685 as with the GF11x started the 5xx series, I don't see why the GK11x would not start the 7xx series.
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    Can't wait to see a 4GB card. should be a beast.
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    That's more likely, but we won't see these cards until at earliest the holiday season this year. I wouldn't be surprised if Nvidia released GK110 as the 7xx series, then just rebadged GK104 as the lower end 7xx series cards at lower price points.
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