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GeForce GTX 670 2 GB Review: Is It Already Time To Forget GTX 680?

Benchmark Results: Metro 2033 (DX 11)

Although the Kepler-based cards are competitive with adaptive anti-aliasing enabled in Metro 2033, AMD’s Radeon HD 7970 retains more of its performance once 4x MSAA is turned on. 

Once again, the difference between GeForce GTX 680, GeForce GTX 670, and Radeon HD 7970 isn’t significant enough to step up to a higher resolution or add a more demanding graphics quality setting, though. So, we’re left to consider price. From $400 for a GTX 670, $480 for an HD 7970, or $500 for a GTX 680, the least-expensive GTX 670 makes the most sense.

  • Running to buy it!
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  • tecmo34
    Great Review Chris!!

    Though there isn't really a performance hit but it would be great to have seen the GTX 670 running at PCIe 3.0.
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  • borden5
    amd price reduce 2.0 xD
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  • master9716
    OMFG no 5760x1080 benchmarks again?!! ima have to go to hardware.info or something wow!
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  • TheBigTroll
    YAHHHHHHH!!! time to get one
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  • gilgamex101
    "Dude.......seriously!?........you sure?.......wait wait, what about image qual--.....no......looks fine.........awwww.......AWWWWWWW !@#$......!@#$.........!@#$ !^&* *&^%$#@!@.....and you !$%^*(......green peice of !@#$%............GREAT.......JUST BEAUTIFUL.....- AMD in response to 670 GTX reviews
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  • iceman1992
    $400 is still too high for me... Waiting for something around $225
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  • rglaredo
    I hate Nvidia and their supply and demand game ...it is obvious that they are just holding off the cards to inflate the prices...I'm going with AMD ....because I'm tired of waiting ...I'm not going to wait anymore ..
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  • sayantan
    Nice move nV , forcing AMD to drop their prices for entire lineup. A 7970 at $400 would be really awesome...
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  • godfather666
    The list of games is very unfair to AMD cards. Techpowerup's review, which featured a much longer list of games, had the Radeon HD 7970 faster than the GTX 670 at all resolutions 1080p and higher.

    Nvidia has had a big lead in Dirt 3 and WoW for a very long time. This skews the results.

    The GTX 670 is a fantastic card, don't get me wrong. Just pointing out that it's being slightly overrated here.
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