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Old 01-31-2013, 08:08 PM   #11 (permalink)
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thank you for further backing up my post
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Old 02-03-2013, 08:00 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Got my EVGA GTX690 today... Traded my 680 + $370.





it is heavy, beautiful and awesome...

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Old 02-03-2013, 08:10 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Kew. I'm putting money away for Geforce Titan. So glad it't hitting with tax return.

Run benches and post em up.
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Old 02-04-2013, 02:15 AM   #14 (permalink)
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just did a vantage run, mid 48K. i cant get 3Dmark11 to work :/
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Top end PC, top end Futuremark product doesn't work. The irony.
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Old 02-05-2013, 03:58 AM   #16 (permalink)
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It's the software, not the hardware. I don't think I've ever been able to get that 3dMark11 to work.

I was torn between getting a 690 and waiting for the 780. Decided to get the 690 because there is no release date yet of the 7 series. The whole reason I upgraded from my 680 was because I want to upgrade to a 1440p monitor. I plan in doing that soon, so I didn't want to wait for the titan cards.
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Titan is being released this month. It isn't a 780. Although, a single 680 would have ran a 1440p monitor just fine.

To 3DMark, user error lol.
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i was only getting 40fps in crysis @ 1080p with my 680. i imagine at 1440P on my 680, crysis 3 would have been running around 25fps. i understand its just a beta and they will improve the coding, but im a 60fps junkie and i know i wouldnt have been at 60fps on crysis 3 at 1440p.
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Then you have something wrong. I get 40fps with a 580 in Crysis 3 @ 1200p.
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average was 40fps, at times it would hit my adaptive vsync at 60fps
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