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

Benchmark Results: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (DX 9)

Despite its mainstream billing, Skyrim remains a very popular title with graphics options capable of taking an old GeForce GTX 580 under 60 FPS, on average, at 2560x1600.

The GeForce GTX 670 starts strongest at 1680x1050, cruising past AMD’s flagship at High and Ultra quality settings.

AMD strikes back at 1920x1080, matching the GTX 670 at the High preset, and giving up a handful of frames at Ultra.

Stepping up to 2560x1600 shows the Radeon HD 7970 winning at both settings, albeit by a tiny margin. That delta won’t be felt in the real world. But again, the $80 more you pay for a Radeon HD 7970 is very much a tangible hit to the wallet.

  • 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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