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Old August 16, 2012, 06:56 AM
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Time to replace ye olde 5850 at last me thinks.
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Why would you not do a comparison against the 560ti or a variant? Just to see the improvement?
they did so in the hard review of the tweaked 660.
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Old August 16, 2012, 07:25 AM
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If NCIX is any indication it at least looks like a full hard launch. Not only that, in spite of my initial search it looks like many of the brands are offering a $299 MSRP model.
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Old August 16, 2012, 07:41 AM
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This makes me feel better about going with my 680. (Which I got used for the price of a new 670)
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Old August 16, 2012, 07:47 AM
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Well, given all the reviews i've parused ...... alot of the reviewers feel while this & the customized cards are great .... a 7950 still has a slight advantage over it ...... even in some instances some have said 7870 actualy does well vs it as well especialy when you start bumping the resolutions and such.

And good balanced fact stating conclusion sky. :)
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Old August 16, 2012, 08:05 AM
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Looks like the 660 may be worth it when you're looking at resolutions up to 1920 x 1080 (or 1920) but it seems that it doesn't pack enough punch if you game at 2560 x 1660 which some people (such as myself) have migrated to while increasing monitor size. If I were to get a card in the mid range pricing, I'd definitely get an AMD card, but I'd probably throw the 660 into my fiancee's rig (as she's down at 1080p).
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Old August 16, 2012, 09:02 AM
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Pretty much fits in where you expected it... great card for the price... will be interesting to see where the 7950 Boost cards fit in after all that drama.
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Old August 16, 2012, 09:12 AM
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However you want to spin it, once again this website out of all the tech press found results in favour of Nvidia.

Even anandtech had the Ti behind (slightly). Some places like Toms and HT4U found the 660 Ti was slower than the 7870 -



ASUS GTX 660 Ti DC2 Top - NVIDIAs GeForce GTX 660 Ti ist da - 3D-Performance 1920 x 1080 mit Antialiasing (Seite 40) - HT4U.net

When a tech site is constantly going against the grain with these, it is bound to open it up to accusations of bias. Did any other site find the 660 Ti faster at 1080p? See, this is where the problem lies.
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Old August 16, 2012, 09:20 AM
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The HD 7870 at the same performance as the GTX 660 Ti? Bullshit. You sir have a serious AMD bias.

AnandTech - The GeForce GTX 660 Ti Review, Feat. EVGA, Zotac, and Gigabyte
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti Video Card Review w/ ASUS, EVGA & MSI - Final Thoughts & Conclusion - Legit Reviews
Nvidia's GeForce GTX 660 Ti graphics card reviewed - The Tech Report - Page 11
MSI GeForce GTX 660 Ti Power Edition 2 GB Review | techPowerUp



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Old August 16, 2012, 09:26 AM
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The picture is clear me thinks - 660Ti for 1080p/1200p, 7950 for anything higher.
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