Originally Posted by MUYA
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...