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Nvidia GTX 980 and GTX 970
« on: September 19, 2014, 07:26:13 PM »
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Re: Nvidia GTX 980 and GTX 970
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2014, 09:54:16 PM »
got my MSI Gaming GTX970 yesterday... installed it today. IT IS AWESOME!!!
Its an upgrade from my EVGA gtx570. I spent less on my new card vs that 570. :o

Running BF4 on ULTRA and not even a hiccup. smooth as butter. I would highly recommend this card if you are looking for an upgrade.

Cant wait for COD!!!
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Re: Nvidia GTX 980 and GTX 970
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2014, 10:29:14 PM »
awesome. How much was it?

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Re: Nvidia GTX 980 and GTX 970
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2014, 07:45:36 AM »
The new card was $339.00 plus tax = $360.00

Got it my local MicroCenter...
http://www.microcenter.com/product/439029/GeForce_GTX_970_Gaming_4GB_GDDR5_Video_Card

Dont use this link to order if you do, you will have a long drive to pick it up... If you do want to buy from Microcenter change the location. I get my parts/etc to build my machine(s) from here since they are local.

This card has more power than the gtx780... for the price performance ratio nothing can bet it at this time.
a short summary...
http://hardocp.com/article/2014/09/29/msi_geforce_gtx_970_gaming_4g_video_card_review/11#.VFTVpsmwV-J



Update... after installing some software (riva)... I was 120fps - 140fps on Ultra Settings (this was a big flying map). It would dip of course when my tank exploded to about 55fps... while playing (ground map) the average was 70fps.



awesome. How much was it?

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Re: Nvidia GTX 980 and GTX 970
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2014, 08:42:06 PM »
The new card was $339.00 plus tax = $360.00

Got it my local MicroCenter...
http://www.microcenter.com/product/439029/GeForce_GTX_970_Gaming_4GB_GDDR5_Video_Card

Dont use this link to order if you do, you will have a long drive to pick it up... If you do want to buy from Microcenter change the location. I get my parts/etc to build my machine(s) from here since they are local.

This card has more power than the gtx780... for the price performance ratio nothing can bet it at this time.
a short summary...
http://hardocp.com/article/2014/09/29/msi_geforce_gtx_970_gaming_4g_video_card_review/11#.VFTVpsmwV-J



Update... after installing some software (riva)... I was 120fps - 140fps on Ultra Settings (this was a big flying map). It would dip of course when my tank exploded to about 55fps... while playing (ground map) the average was 70fps.



awesome. How much was it?


awesome. Maybe I'll buy one as a birthday gift for myself lol.
a dip to 55fps isn't really too bad considering you are on Ultra with tons of particles when a tank explodes.

you run 3Dmark on it yet? I'd like to compare my 2 680's and see what the difference is.

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Re: Nvidia GTX 980 and GTX 970
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2014, 09:55:04 PM »
3DMark Score: 10054
Graphics Score: 15735
Physics Score: 4755
Combined Score: 4938
Graphics Test 1: 72.14 fps
Graphics Test 2: 75.83 fps
Graphics Test 3: 99.19 fps
Graphics Test 4: 46.87 fps
Physics Test: 15.1 fps
Combined Test: 22.97 fps


It tanked on the physics test at the end lol
this was the 3d dx11 benchmark test only, off of steam

what do you get Shark?...
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Re: Nvidia GTX 980 and GTX 970
« Reply #6 on: November 02, 2014, 01:32:10 AM »
I think I did a different one than you. I did the 3dmark demo on steam...

FIRE STRIKE
http://www.3dmark.com/fs/3129924

SKY DIVER
http://www.3dmark.com/sd/2480160

CLOUD GATE
http://www.3dmark.com/cg/2217308

ICE STORM
http://www.3dmark.com/is/2420976

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Re: Nvidia GTX 980 and GTX 970
« Reply #7 on: November 02, 2014, 08:51:04 AM »
This is on forced 64bit test

Fire Strike... (this is the only one that I came out better on, yours beat mine on the rest, your rig is a little beefier than mine of course lol)(I'm not disappointed either by the way)
http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/4582076?

Sky Diver...
http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/4581839?

Cloud Gate...
http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/4581930?

Ice Storm...
http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/4581991?

(yeah Shark the other one was dx11 test found here...  http://store.steampowered.com/app/205270/?_ga=1.133096846.1262874618.1414939663 )

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Re: Nvidia GTX 980 and GTX 970
« Reply #8 on: November 03, 2014, 06:02:41 PM »
ah, ok. I will run 3dmark 11. I have the full version of that one.  Will post results as soon as I get 30 extra minutes to let it run and not be used.

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Re: Nvidia GTX 980 and GTX 970
« Reply #9 on: November 03, 2014, 07:02:27 PM »
3DMark Score: 10054
Graphics Score: 15735
Physics Score: 4755
Combined Score: 4938
Graphics Test 1: 72.14 fps
Graphics Test 2: 75.83 fps
Graphics Test 3: 99.19 fps
Graphics Test 4: 46.87 fps
Physics Test: 15.1 fps
Combined Test: 22.97 fps


It tanked on the physics test at the end lol
this was the 3d dx11 benchmark test only, off of steam

what do you get Shark?...

So I did 3DMark 11 on Extreme.. you kicked my ass lol

                               Menace        Shark         
3DMark Score100544450
Graphics Score157354233
Physics Score47557595
Combined Score49384440
Graphics Test 172.14 fps22.77 fps
Graphics Test 275.83 fps21.54 fps
Graphics Test 399.19 fps20.64 fps
Graphics Test 446.87 fps20.64 fps
Physics Test15.1 fps24.11 fps
Combined Test22.97 fps20.65 fps

I'm not sure what settings I was running on the other demo, but I doubt I came out ahead in any of the tests haha

After looking at our results from the new 3DMark...
you pretty much beat me on everything except physics tests. I think that just dropped your total score to be a bit lower. My i7 helps with those numbers, also having a 2nd GPU to offload the CPU doesn't hurt.  But I think your machine has a little more muscle than mine  :tongue:

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Re: Nvidia GTX 980 and GTX 970
« Reply #10 on: November 04, 2014, 09:20:37 PM »
That's a little hard for me to believe Shark, considering you blasted me out of the water on the other tests.

You have faster memory, an I7... I dont get it!

the tests were from the demo's only. I wont pay for those type of programs.
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