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Old 12-23-11, 12:45 AM   #45
Ninja Prime
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Default Re: Official Radeon 7970 Review and discussion thread

Originally Posted by MUYA View Post
common sense maybe?

suffice to say, the next gen flagship based on Keplar should outperform the 580 GTX by some decent bit. Keplar is not just a die shrink from the rumours going round.

it would not make sense to ship flagship keplar based desktop cards that under perform....

a reasonable guestimate would be on par or better than 7970...but thats well into Q1 next year
Current rumors I've heard actually are saying Kepler is somewhat of a copy of AMDs GCN design in the 7970, as its a better compute solution in many ways. Also supposedly they've got rid of the hot-clock and shaders run at the core clock. Take it all with a grain of salt though, this early...
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