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Three-screen(2D surround) GeForce GTX 680 vs. Radeon HD 7970

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by NHKS, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. NHKS

    NHKS New Member

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    This is a review posted by Hexus.net today - The GTX 680 vs. HD 7970 with three 24" monitors -5760x1080 res.
    Click on below links to page jumps.

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    Bench1: AvP
    Bench2: Batman:AC
    Bench3: BF3
    Bench4: Crysis2
    Bench5: JC2
    Bench6: TW-Shogun2
    Power Draw & conclusion

    Hexus' Bottom Line: Its a close call, with the GTX 680 having the edge.

    HEXUS test bench specs:
    Monitor 3xBenQ EW2430
    Processor Intel Core i5-2500K (3.33GHz, 6MB smart cache, quad-core, LGA1155)
    Motherboard Intel Desktop Board DP67BG
    Memory 8GB Corsair Vengeance (9-9-9-24 @ 1,600MHz)
    Power Supply Corsair AX750W
    Disk drive(s) Crucial RealSSD C300 (256GB)
    Operating system Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit, SP1)

    on How To Setup NVIDIA Surround(2D/3D) on GeForce 600 Series GPUs see here
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    Wasn't it the 7970 better in Crysis 2? Anyway, 3 monitor gaming is useless with just one high-end GPU.
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    I guess not .. at res above 1050p gtx680 is slightly better in Crysis 2 (TPU link)... with Crysis however that is not the case.. It can be said that Crysis is a bandwidth dependent game and the 680 cannot clearly better the 7970 with this game

    but from what i have noticed across reviews 7970 has the lead particularly in AvP & Metro 2033
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    Thanks for the review it really helped me come to a conclusion on my next single card upgrade :) for real.
    Lol that was my conclusion :)
    Still good post. Thank you.
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