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Graphics Kepler gets benched, monsters 7970

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by DIZZY DAZZLER 2010, 17 Mar 2012.

  1. DIZZY DAZZLER 2010

    DIZZY DAZZLER 2010 Tech nut!

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  2. Harlequin

    Harlequin Well-Known Member

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    1 twimtbp game , 3 sythetics and a game which can be played on a netbook (MW3) , and whats lost planet 2 anyway?

    so in physx games its awesome , but average in other games..... which is what the rumours said a few months back
     
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  3. N17 dizzi

    N17 dizzi Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for posting this

    A little unsure what to think yet.

    One thing is for certain, i'm not going to rush to pre order one.


    Yeah, I thought the same.

    BF3, Shogun 2, Crysis 2 @ top resolutions would have been far more revealing
     
  4. Ficky Pucker

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    crap review is crap.
     
  5. echo three

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    Shame it didn't cover more games really as it would have been nice to see a bigger range. Maybe it didn't perform that well in them and so they didn't list it?
     
  6. aLtikal

    aLtikal 1338-One step infront of the pro's

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  7. BennieboyUK

    BennieboyUK CPC Folder of the Month Sep 2011

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    I wondered that when reading, I think I will wait with anticipation for the Bit Tech review, at least they make it a good read and we know they will cover a load of different games and benches and importantly different resolutions, as many have expressed here the 2gb is going to either be a make or break for a lot of people looking to buy them.

    Personally I can't wait to read a decent review!!:o:o
     
  8. Metaporic

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    If you look at the original review http://www.hkepc.com/7672/page/6#view , they seem to have covered (I assume after releasing the initial stuff) Battlefield 3.

    Its a much, much closer call. Looks like it is mainly PhysX games where it shines.
     
  9. law99

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    Literally learnt nothing from that.

    That's a lie actually. We learnt that for someone who is willing to use LN2 rig for testing, they aren't willing to do a proper review...

    Plus, who in their right mind think they are going to get cards from nVidia all the time for reviews, would post a picture of themselves breaking embargoes?
     
  10. Mongoose132

    Mongoose132 Duckmad

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    PhysX is gimped on CPU alone though, with the much older instruction set used, they could optimise it a lot more for CPU performance, but they don't to promote the use of Nvidia graphics cards :p
     
  11. j4mi3

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    interesting
     
  12. rollo

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    For the Rez its tested at I'm happy enough

    Only thing I hope is prices come down £900 for sli 680s is a bit much to stomach
     
  13. feathers

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    It's already been shown on BF3 elsewhere and it is quite a bit further ahead of 7970.

    [​IMG]
     
  14. N17 dizzi

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    Not sure if having 2 of these in sli is sensible full stop

    8 X AA a 580 hitting 54 fps? What maximum or average and what map or level?


    As mentioned, crap review is.. etc
     
  15. feathers

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    Such reviews are generally done by numpties using the single player campaign. Nevertheless you can still see the gap between 580 and 680.
     
  16. N17 dizzi

    N17 dizzi Well-Known Member

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    It was you.


    Yeah there is a decent gap, about 512MBs worth...


    grumble grumble
     
  17. feathers

    feathers Well-Known Member

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    When I reviewed BF3... I set the detail to LOW and used a mod to further disable stuff like textures so I was hitting 320 FPS on a 560Ti.

    At 800 x 600.
     
  18. N17 dizzi

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    What I call pwn nub settings.


    - are we taking over another thread talking about BF3... oops
     
  19. rollo

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    Sensible I own 2 580s in sli already who cares about sence

    Want and need outways anything
     
  20. Harlequin

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    interesting - the B3 results show 2 fps between them.....

    so as i said , throw physx in and its a monster but when not physx heavy....
     

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