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#1 Bosco

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Posted 27 September 2012 - 09:32 PM

ccokeman takes a look at Sapphire HD 7970 6GB Vapor-X GHz Edition:

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Posted 27 September 2012 - 10:23 PM

More fuel for the fire that more memory is not needed. :P

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 05:04 AM

holding out for the 64gb version :P

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 05:09 AM

I'm not seeing the point when the $200 cheaper (at minimum) base 3 GB card performs essentially the same. :P

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 02:17 PM

I'm not seeing the point when the $200 cheaper (at minimum) base 3 GB card performs essentially the same. :P

:withstupid: by the time the 6GB would be fully utlized, the GPU's strength itself is likely going to long have been bottlenecking performance.

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 02:51 PM

Video cards are not always about gaming perf. GPU Acceleration of applications is a way to utilize the additional memory. I will be looking at adding in some tests.
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Posted 28 September 2012 - 03:21 PM

I think we need to send Coke two more 2560x1600s to really push this thing :teehee:
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Posted 28 September 2012 - 06:30 PM

It needs a quadfire review :)

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 03:09 AM

Video cards are not always about gaming perf. GPU Acceleration of applications is a way to utilize the additional memory. I will be looking at adding in some tests.

In regards to that though, wouldn't an nvidia card just be the better option?

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 06:35 AM

6GB?
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Posted 29 September 2012 - 06:37 AM

Paying $600 only for 6GB of mostly useless display memory is complete madness. :teehee:

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 06:56 AM

something to brag about i guess, an e-penis of some sort.