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

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  1. sergionography

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    that is very true, the 7970 is the least efficient in the family, 7800 series makes the best use of the GCN cores, if amd fine tuned the 7970 better they wouldve had 20% better performance(as much as people say kepler is the most effiecient i think GCN is even more efficient, they just happen to look at tahiti and not GCN as a whole)
    however september october that is 2month before amd releases the 8000 series, if an 8970 makes good use of gcn(not to mention tweaks to the architecture) and gets that 20% performance its supposed to have, and equip it with more cores (2304) then there you have something like 30% faster than tahiti xt.
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    I highly doubt the 8000 series will be out this Fall.
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    25% better in gaming is pretty good. I have a feeling since this is the GK110 that itll be about 40% better in Direct Compute
  4. sergionography

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    oh amds graphics division has been perfect with release dates/execution, their whole methodology works around that rather than just completion of intended project(like nvidia)
    amd is adapting that methodology in cpus as well now and they have been doing pretty well in terms of meeting deadlines
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    Lets wait and see but i highly doubt this info, i guess they will skip straight to 7xx series
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    So I can reasonably pay $250-325 for a midrange 670 base/Ti in Q3 of 2012. Until then I can pay at least a hundred dollars when its released next week. Wonderful.
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    the gtx680 is already $500, is this going to be over $600 or something?
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    lets see, G80-G92 all over again, then GF 9 series had nothing to bring to the table:shadedshu
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    Like I said, it's more than likely that if Nvidia were going to launch GK110, they would do it as the 7xx series, and rebadge GK104 chips to make up the lower segment GPU's (750, 760, etc.) So more than likely if when Nvidia does get around to launching a 685 or 780, it will be at $500-600, and current high-end GPU's will be lower cost by then.
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    Well seeing how the GK110 is the GTX690 I'm wondering what the GK112 is?
    I was thinking about picking up a GTX690 but I'm really curious what the GK112 is going to be.
    I'm sure the GTX690 will be more powerful but the GK112 could be a good middle ground between the GTX680 and GTX690
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    No, the GK110 is NOT the GTX 690. That's 2xGK104 GPUs.

    Currently, the only card planned with a GK110 is a Tesla GPGPU.
    Conti027 says thanks.
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    Help me to understand this statement.

    What I see is:
    1) Yields from the manufacturer are miserable, so few cards are leaving AMD and Nvidea both.
    2) AMD has yet to release the 7990.
    3) Kepler has yet to make a dent in the market, because of extremely limited availability.
    4) AMD is now working on performance enhancements of the 7xxx series, to more accurately compete with Kepler.
    5) There were recently price drops from AMD, but not enough to cover every market segment.


    All five of these things suggest that the 7xxx series still has a lot of life left in it. Why, other than holiday buying, would AMD release a new line? They shoot down the possibility of buyers going for the current cards, and with current yields couldn't produce enough cards for a proper launch if they started in the next month.

    I'd prefer to see AMD go balls-to-the-wall, and get a variant of the 7xxx series to compete with Kepler (680, as GK110 is likely to be nearly untouchable performance high). Nvidea keeps releasing news of continuously improving cards (without actual market availability). It would be nice to have an AMD product that competes with Kepler, and is actually available to purchase.

    Barring this, Nvidea is winning the PR war. Better benches, more products being released, and a substantial enough shortage to drive consumers to pay way too much for a GPU. AMD may win the race though, as it's impossible to buy a card that isn't on store shelves. Here's to 2013; the next generation is likely to be released, and with the yields higher they might actually be available from both companies.
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    Dude have you been Sleeping under a Rock? Most Games tested here 7970 takes lead by 5-10% In multiple Resolutions, Only things faster are the 6990, 590, 690.

    If Im not mistaken the 680 is clocked higher from factory over the 7970.

    http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2636770&posted=1#post2636770

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    this is what will be replacing my 5870 crossfireX set-up
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    whats amazing is most are keeping 4870s, 5870s, etc now adays
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    Well im looking forward to Gefroce variant, hopefully Q1-Q3 2013

    Im mostly or only interested in these 2 features that are missing in GK104.

    my quote form nvidia.forums lol
    http://www.nvidia.com/object/nvidia-kepler.html


    And someone made a make believe benchmark, here
    http://www.ocaholic.ch/xoops/html/modules/smartsection/item.php?itemid=747


    And to tell the truth i had a feeling its gonna be something like that, but still
    no sheit?! :D
    Relinquish says thanks.
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    well my 5870's in crossfire are about the same as a GTX680/6990/7970. One 5870 give like 98% of the performance a 6950 gives, so really the only advantage a 6950 crossfire or 6990 card has over my setup is better scaling.
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    I dont see anyone asking one of the obvious questions. Well to me atleast.

    When was the last time Nvidia up-scaled a die size after releasing a flagship card ? I'll give you a cookie if you can get it right ;)
    ^for all you cynical people single board dual GPUs dont count :p

    Thats what it would have to do to keep GK110 as is or as its predicted by the original poster. He mentions 28nm variant but is using GK110 scalability performance to match that of GK104 in his graphs.
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    Why would they release this so soon. I could see this coming out next January maybe, but they still haven't put out a 660 ti 660 650 cards.
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    ATI has something up their sleeve...i can feel it

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    So soon? Imo is still far away (Q4 2012) and only Tesla at first. I have no doubt Geforce variant will follow, but yea sometime next year 2013..
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    :wtf:you need further proof,,:rolleyes:

    at 1000 core a 5870xfire setups still very good 1080p style,:)

    come on Big Kep ya bastid releaseth thyself, im starting to think nvidia are deffinately bringing this (gK110)out ,pre christmass too ,as it seems to me they are trying to fully outshine the competition by as big a margin as possible , id prefer they actually made a few to sell though too:p

    imho this would be great as it gives AMD a higher cliff face to climb for the 8xxx's
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    Just one more thing to piss off the GTX 680 early adopters
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    Someones got to pay for R & D :)

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