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    Default GTX 680 to release in February?

    A rumour from Chinese forums Chiphell suggests that NVIDIA has pulled in the release of GeForce GTX 680 from the original plan of March/April to as early as late February.

    The rumour claims GTX 680 will offer similar performance to AMD's Radeon HD 7970. Clock speed is 780 MHz - no higher than GTX 580 - while it sports 2GB memory. While this suggests a 512-bit or 256-bit memory bus, NVIDIA has in the past mated 1GB to 192-bit with GTX 550 Ti, so it is possible GTX 680 has a 384-bit memory interface. Little else is revealed about the mysterious GTX 680.

    The source of the rumour is notable forum member Napoleon from Chiphell, who has a history of leaking GPU related information. That said, this is nothing but a rumour - amidst other conflicting rumours - and must be considered as such.
    http://vr-zone.com/articles/rumour-n...ary/14552.html

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    Default Re: GTX 680 to release in February?

    Look at the stock clock and 2 gigs of memory.

    Thats not going to compete with the 7970.

    From what I've researched believe thats for the mobile end of it.

    I'd look for the 7xx series pretty soon with a higher stock clock and at least 3 gigs of v-ram.

    That will compete.

    Later

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    Default Re: GTX 680 to release in February?

    I'm willing to wait a few months before I commit to either camp. Let them release their best, and then choose after the smoke clears a little.

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    Default Re: GTX 680 to release in February?

    Nvidia will always blow away AMD in graphics, they also are tops in drivers, and very seldom release new cards leaving customers waiting weeks to months for working drivers

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    Default Re: GTX 680 to release in February?

    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    Nvidia will always blow away AMD in graphics, they also are tops in drivers, and very seldom release new cards leaving customers waiting weeks to months for working drivers
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    Default Re: GTX 680 to release in February?

    Quote Originally Posted by KIPPER View Post
    FanBoy
    More like.....Fangirl!


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    Default Re: GTX 680 to release in February?

    So the 7950's are out now and they're a lot of money. Too much I think.

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    Default Re: GTX 680 to release in February?

    Stan's comments are opinion, not fact. AMD and Nvidia trade blows back and forth, so depending on your time reference, right now Nvidia is getting absolutely demolished by AMD. None of their cards can touch the 7000 cards as it stands.

    Neil, wait 15 minutes and read my review. You may change your mind......

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