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Gigabyte Radeon HD 7970 3GB GDDR5 VS ASUS GeForce GTX 670 4GB PhysX CUDA

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May 15, 2013 9:52:35 AM

What is the exact differences between the 2 and why would you get one over the other?
May 15, 2013 10:16:20 AM

Bossaruu said:
What is the exact differences between the 2 and why would you get one over the other?


i presume this is for gaming??
In my opinion the hd 7970 will give the best performance, infact it's more comparable to the 680 than the 670
However the extra memory in the 670 will be useful if you're running like a tri-monitor setup

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May 15, 2013 12:05:36 PM

The 670 and 7970 perform basically the same at stock up to 1080p resolution, trading blows depending on the game.

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/GTX_650_Ti_Boost... The 7970 most likely will OC better (and has way more compute power http://developer.amd.com/resources/heterogeneous-comput... ),AMD Eyefinity Technology http://www.amd.com/us/products/technologies/amd-eyefini... Bitcoin mining https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Mining_hardware_comparison the 670 gives you CUDA http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CUDA PhysX http://www.geforce.com/hardware/technology/physx/videos... TXAA http://www.geforce.com/hardware/technology/txaa/videos# FXAA http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fast_approximate_anti-alia... ADap. Vsync etc and lower power draw. Both are solid buys.If you still can't decide which card to take try looking at the games that you play or specific features that you want.If cost really matter to you then you might want to go with whatever is cheaper to you. HardOCP did a full review on adaptive vsync, was impressed with it if you want to know further details about it: http://www.hardocp.com/article/2012/04/16/nvidia_adapti...
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June 26, 2013 9:32:51 PM

bigcyco1 said:
The 670 and 7970 perform basically the same at stock up to 1080p resolution, trading blows depending on the game.

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/GTX_650_Ti_Boost... The 7970 most likely will OC better (and has way more compute power http://developer.amd.com/resources/heterogeneous-comput... ),AMD Eyefinity Technology http://www.amd.com/us/products/technologies/amd-eyefini... Bitcoin mining https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Mining_hardware_comparison the 670 gives you CUDA http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CUDA PhysX http://www.geforce.com/hardware/technology/physx/videos... TXAA http://www.geforce.com/hardware/technology/txaa/videos# FXAA http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fast_approximate_anti-alia... ADap. Vsync etc and lower power draw. Both are solid buys.If you still can't decide which card to take try looking at the games that you play or specific features that you want.If cost really matter to you then you might want to go with whatever is cheaper to you. HardOCP did a full review on adaptive vsync, was impressed with it if you want to know further details about it: http://www.hardocp.com/article/2012/04/16/nvidia_adapti...


Very nice post cyco. I just felt you deserve some kudos for all that research and hard work.
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July 7, 2013 6:37:32 AM

17seconds said:
bigcyco1 said:
The 670 and 7970 perform basically the same at stock up to 1080p resolution, trading blows depending on the game.

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/GTX_650_Ti_Boost... The 7970 most likely will OC better (and has way more compute power http://developer.amd.com/resources/heterogeneous-comput... ),AMD Eyefinity Technology http://www.amd.com/us/products/technologies/amd-eyefini... Bitcoin mining https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Mining_hardware_comparison the 670 gives you CUDA http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CUDA PhysX http://www.geforce.com/hardware/technology/physx/videos... TXAA http://www.geforce.com/hardware/technology/txaa/videos# FXAA http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fast_approximate_anti-alia... ADap. Vsync etc and lower power draw. Both are solid buys.If you still can't decide which card to take try looking at the games that you play or specific features that you want.If cost really matter to you then you might want to go with whatever is cheaper to you. HardOCP did a full review on adaptive vsync, was impressed with it if you want to know further details about it: http://www.hardocp.com/article/2012/04/16/nvidia_adapti...


Very nice post cyco. I just felt you deserve some kudos for all that research and hard work.
Just seen your comment my computer wasn't working for a few days lol!Anyway,Thanks bud.:) 
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July 7, 2013 10:37:18 AM

I believe that's an appropriate use of the "Best Answer" button.

Bossaruu, be sure to change the selection if you wish.
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