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#1 Bosco

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 05:04 AM

NVIDIA launched the 660ti this morning. Check out how the Asus, Galaxy and MSI cards fared in our roundup.

http://www.overclock...sus_msi_galaxy/

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 05:10 AM

NVIDIA launched the 660ti this morning. Check out how the Asus, Galaxy and MSI cards fared in our roundup.

http://www.overclock...sus_msi_galaxy/

Fixed that for ye...

Man, if they priced these at $220, they'd be killer.

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 05:46 AM

Man, if they priced these at $220, they'd be killer.


True, they seem to make the 7950 worth the extra $100 for the extra 10-20 FPS it provides. If these were $220 they would dominate.

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 06:26 AM

Lol, cant believe NVIDIA castrated the memory bit interface. 192 bit :-/
No way would I pay that amount of cash for 192 bit. I'd rather go for something like this $329(after rebate) HD7950 at 900MHz core and have the premium 3Gb, 384bit interface and extra ROPs with an aftermarket cooler.

I also heard rumours of AMD dropping the price of HD7950s from $350 to something more competitive but we'll see about that.
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Posted 16 August 2012 - 06:57 AM

After reading the review I'm not terribly impressed. I'll stick with what I've got now. Considering I only play at 1980 X 1080 & have no wish or desire to go any higher & considering upcoming releases (not including Borderlands 2 which is meaningless) the only game of interest (to me) is GTA V. The GTX 660 Ti simply isn't worth the price. I'm disgusted they chopped the memory bus & ROP's. Apart from lower power consumption there is no incentive to upgrade. Roll on next gen.

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 07:15 AM

It's within 10% of the 7950 at its slowest, faster than the 7950 a good chunk of the time, uses far less power, and costs over 10% less...not counting the $60 AAA game bundled with it.


I'm not understanding the hate here. :lol:

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 07:52 AM

Looking at the benchmarks it seems to be a decent performer with the current crop of games but it's the chopped memory bandwith, ROP's & ridiculous price which really hurt. Probably future game releases will come back to bite 192 bit bus right in the keester

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 07:58 AM

Looking at the benchmarks it seems to be a decent performer with the current crop of games but it's the chopped memory bandwith, ROP's & ridiculous price which really hurt. Probably future game releases will come back to bite 192 bit bus right in the keester


It does make the GTX 670 look even better.....

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 08:06 AM

It's within 10% of the 7950 at its slowest, faster than the 7950 a good chunk of the time, uses far less power, and costs over 10% less...not counting the $60 AAA game bundled with it.


I'm not understanding the hate here. :lol:


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Posted 16 August 2012 - 09:10 AM

Only thing that made me look away was the $300 price tag.. If they had priced it at $250, I'll be all over it by now :teehee:

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 09:13 AM

Funny how there's hate at a mid-range card that goes toe to toe with a high-end offering from AMD. Shouldn't the question be why isn't the HD 7950 outclassing it with its 1GB of more RAM, double the memory bandwidth, and such?

Unless you're on a 100/120Hz monitor, you won't be able to see a difference between 88 and 91 FPS. So really, what's the problem with its performance?

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 09:56 AM

I think its a killer card compared to AMD's offerings. However if the price was a tad lower it would look much better.

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