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    Gtx 680 decision

    Hello, I honestly can't make up my mind about which gtx 680 card i should get. Some store is doing a great deal on the "Zotac GeForce GTX 680 AMP! Edition" which is cheaper than most of the gtx 680, also seems like the card is 7-8 % faster than stock 680. It's about 560 $ in my country which is cheap (denmark) the rest are varrying from 560-700 Is there a card which performance/price is better than that one?

    Appreciate it !

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    I have no idea about the rest of your setup but assuming it's average/somewhat decent and running 1080p price/performance wise you should be good with a 670 or 7950, I almost always recommend some aftermarket cooling solution.

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    Gigabyte WindForce x3 GTX680 - 3516 DKK
    Gigabyte WindForce x3 AMD 7970 - 2768 DKK

    I couldn't really justify paying an extra $100+ for the Nvidia equivalent cards. I'd say the 7950 is a good deal or 7970 if you're playing higher resolution, multiple monitors etc.
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    I'm glad you posted those websites from different danish retailers, good overview of the cheapest cards. Though I have to ask, how do ASUS GeForce GTX 680 ASUS DirectCU II TOP compare against the windforce 3?

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    I'd say either, just remember the Asus card takes up three slots. I mainly linked the Gigabyte cards since they were the cheapest non-reference and for better comparison.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Toffie View Post
    Hello, I honestly can't make up my mind about which gtx 680 card i should get. Some store is doing a great deal on the "Zotac GeForce GTX 680 AMP! Edition" which is cheaper than most of the gtx 680, also seems like the card is 7-8 % faster than stock 680. It's about 560 $ in my country which is cheap (denmark) the rest are varrying from 560-700 Is there a card which performance/price is better than that one?

    Appreciate it !
    zotac AMP cards of top of the line cards i'd recommend them as an easy choice for overall top tier cards. (cooling/performance are very well balanced)
    actually wished they were more available in my country :S (crosses fingers for 7xx series )

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