AMD Radeon HD 7900 Reviews

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    AMD Radeon HD 7970 (Tahiti XT)

    1. http://techreport.com/articles.x/22192
    2. http://vr-zone.com/articles/amd-radeon-hd-7970-tri-fire-results/14406.html (Trifire)
    3. http://www.hardware.fr/articles/848-1/amd-radeon-hd-7970-crossfirex-test-28nm-gcn.html (French)
    4. http://www.hardware.fr/focus/58/radeon-hd-7970-crossfirex-perfs-bi-tri-gpu.html (French - trifire)
    5. http://www.ixbt.com/video3/tahiti-part1.shtml (Russian)
    6. http://www.ixbt.com/video3/i3d-quality-1112.shtml (Russian - IQ)
    7. http://www.ixbt.com/video3/i1211-video.shtml (Russian)
    8. http://hardocp.com/article/2011/12/21/amd_radeon_hd_7970_video_card_review/1
    9. http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/HD_7970/
    10. http://www.4gamer.net/games/135/G013536/20111226081/ (Japanese)
    11. http://www.anandtech.com/show/5261/amd-radeon-hd-7970-review
    12. http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/foru...iews/49646-amd-radeon-hd-7970-3gb-review.html
    13. http://www.vortez.net/articles_pages/amd_hd7970_3gb_tahiti_review,1.html
    14. http://www.hardwareheaven.com/revie...d-7970-graphics-card-review-introduction.html
    15. http://hexus.net/tech/reviews/graphics/33031-amd-radeon-hd-7970-3gb/
    16. http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/HD_7970_CPU_Scaling/ (CPU Scaling)
    17. http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon-hd-7970-cpu-scaling-performance-review/ (CPU Scaling)
    18. http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1805/
    19. http://topic.inpai.com.cn/201201061816/ (Chinese)
    20. http://vga.zol.com.cn/topic/2686413.html (Chinese)
    21. http://en.expreview.com/2012/01/15/what-cpu-does-radeon-hd-7970-need/20370.html (Chinese - CPU Scaling)
    22. http://en.expreview.com/2012/01/14/amd-radeon-hd-7970-crossfire-test/20356.html (Crossfire)
    23. http://lab501.ro/placi-video/amd-radeon-hd-7970-partea-ii-–-performanta (Romanian)
    24. http://lab501.ro/placi-video/asus-radeon-hd-7970-partea-iii-–-overclocking (Romanian - overclocking)
    25. http://muropaketti.com/artikkelit/naytonohjaimet/amd-radeon-hd-7970-tahiti-xt (Finnish)
    26. http://www.guru3d.com/article/amd-radeon-hd-7970-review/
    27. http://www.madshrimps.be/articles/article/1000250/#axzz1izxddzd9
    28. http://www.pcper.com/reviews/Graphics-Cards/AMD-Radeon-HD-7970-3GB-Graphics-Card-Review-Tahiti-28nm/
    29. http://www.computerbase.de/artikel/grafikkarten/2012/test-powercolor-hd-7970-crossfire/ (German - Crossfire)
    30. http://www.computerbase.de/artikel/grafikkarten/2011/test-amd-radeon-hd-7970/ (German)
    31. http://www.planet3dnow.de/cgi-bin/newspub/viewnews.cgi?id=1324537822 (German)
    32. http://www.hardwareluxx.de/index.ph...afikkarten/20793-test-amd-radeon-hd-7970.html (German)
    33. http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/AMD-Radeon-HD-7970-Video-Card-Review/1458
    34. http://www.tested.com/news/tested-amd-radeon-hd-7970-video-card-benchmarks/3328/
    35. http://www.pcgameshardware.de/aid,8...111-PCI-Express-30-und-28nm/Grafikkarte/Test/ (German)
    36. http://www.maximumpc.com/article/[primary-term]/xfx_radeon_hd_7970_black_edition_review
    37. http://ht4u.net/reviews/2011/amd_radeon_hd_7900_southern_island_test/index1.php (German)
    38. http://nl.hardware.info/reviews/2472/amd-radeon-hd-7970-review (Dutch)
    39. http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/graphics/2011/12/22/amd-radeon-hd-7970-3gb-review/1
    40. http://hothardware.com/Reviews/AMD-Radeon-HD-7970-28nm-Tahiti-GPU-Review/?page=1
    41. http://www.techradar.com/reviews/pc...phics-cards/amd-radeon-hd-7970-1049734/review
    42. http://www.maximumpc.com/article/fe..._7970_43_billion_transistors_pure_performance
    43. http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2397914,00.asp
    44. http://www.ultimatehardware.net/amd/sapphire_radeon_hd_7970.htm
    45. http://www.overclockers.com/amd-radeon-hd-7970-graphics-card-review/
    46. http://www.hardwareheaven.com/revie...rossfire-performance-review-introduction.html (Crossfire)
    47. http://www.hardwareheaven.com/revie...-vs-radeon-6970-overclocked-introduction.html (Overclocking)
    48. http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon-hd-7970-overclock-guide/ (Overclocking)
    49. http://www.kitguru.net/components/graphic-cards/zardon/amd-hd7970-graphics-card-review/
    50. http://www.expertreviews.co.uk/graphics-cards/1289251/amd-radeon-hd-7970
    51. http://www.neoseeker.com/Articles/Hardware/Reviews/AMD_HD_7970/
    52. http://www.pcpro.co.uk/reviews/graphics-cards/371893/amd-radeon-hd-7970
    53. http://www.eteknix.com/reviews/graphics/amd-radeon-hd-7970-3gb-graphics-card-review/
    54. http://www.techspot.com/review/481-amd-radeon-7970/
    55. http://www.legionhardware.com/articles_pages/amd_radeon_hd_7970,1.html
    56. http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon-hd-7970-crossfire-review/ (Crossfire)
    57. http://www.tomshw.it/cont/articolo/...e-funzioni-in-anticipo-sui-tempi/35098/1.html (Italian)
    58. http://www.tweakpc.de/hardware/tests/grafikkarten/xfx_amd_radeon_hd_7970_black_edition/s01.php (German)
    59. http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/ASUS/HD_7970_CrossFire/ (Asus Crossfire)
    60. http://www.hardocp.com/article/2012/01/09/amd_radeon_hd_7970_overclocking_performance_review (Overclocking analysis)
    61. http://www.pcper.com/reviews/Graphi...-7970-3GB-Black-Edition-and-CrossFire-Results (XFX semi-custom Crossfire)
    62. http://www.hardwareheaven.com/revie...ssfire-graphics-card-review-introduction.html (PowerColor Trifire)
    63. http://www.hardwareheaven.com/revie...ssfire-graphics-card-review-introduction.html (Sapphire Trifire)
    64. http://www.hardwareheaven.com/revie...d-7970-graphics-card-review-introduction.html (HIS)
    65. http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/45..._dissipation_3gb_video_card_review/index.html (XFX semi-custom)
    66. http://www.overclockersclub.com/reviews/sapphire_hd7970_3gb/ (Sapphire)
    67. http://hexus.net/tech/reviews/graphics/33249-sapphire-hd-7970-three-screen-eyefinity/ (Sapphire)
    68. http://hexus.net/tech/reviews/graphics/33545-xfx-radeon-hd-7970-double-dissipation-edition/ (XFX semi-custom)
    69. http://www.anandtech.com/show/5314/...-double-dissipation-the-first-semicustom-7970 (XFX semi-custom)
    70. http://www.hardocp.com/article/2012/01/09/gigabyte_radeon_hd_7970_oc_exclusive_first_look (Gigabyte)
    71. http://www.hardware.fr/focus/59/xfx-radeon-hd-7970-overclocking.html (French - XFX semi-custom)
    72. http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/foru...phire-radeon-hd-6970-2gb-dual-fan-review.html (Sapphire semi-custom)
    73. http://www.kitguru.net/components/g...7970-double-dissipation-graphics-card-review/ (XFX semi-custom)
    74. http://www.kitguru.net/components/graphic-cards/zardon/his-hd7970-crossfire-review/ (HIS Crossfire)
    75. http://www.kitguru.net/components/g...black-x79n-motherboard-and-hd7970-gpu-review/ (Sapphire)
    76. http://www.technic3d.com/review/grafikkarten/1344-sapphire-radeon-hd-7970-im-test/1.htm (Sapphire)
    77. http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=858&Itemid=72 (XFX semi-custom)
    78. http://www.hardwareheaven.com/revie...-vs-radeon-6970-overclocked-introduction.html (XFX semi-custom)
    79. http://www.overclockers.com/hd-7970-graphics-card-review/ (HIS)
    80. http://computershopper.com/components/reviews/amd-radeon-hd-7970
    81. http://www.hardwareluxx.de/index.ph...adeon-hd-7970-double-dissipation-edition.html (German - XFX semi-custom)
    82. http://www.tweakpc.de/hardware/tests/grafikkarten/xfx_amd_radeon_hd_7970_black_edition/s01.php (German - XFX semi-custom)
    83. http://vr-zone.com/articles/amd-rad...tenders-from-asus-sapphire-and-xfx/14473.html (Asus, Sapphire, XFX)
    84. http://www.motherboards.org/review/...-edition-double-dissipation-video-card-review (XFX semi-custom)
    85. http://www.motherboards.org/review/sapphire-hd-radeon-7970-video-card-review (Sapphire)
    86. http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/gpu_displays/vtx3d_hd7970_pcie2_vs_pcie3_review/1 (VTX3D)
    87. http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/gpu_displays/powercolor_hd7970_overclocking_eyefinity_review/1 (PowerColor)
    88. http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/gpu_displays/his_hd7970_crossfire_eyefinity_review/1 (HIS Crossfire)
    89. http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/gpu_displays/hd7970_quadfire_eyefinity_review/1 (Quad Crossfire)
    90. http://www.hardwareheaven.com/revie...rst-look-performance-quad-graphics-cards.html (Sapphire Quad Crossfire)
    91. http://nl.hardware.info/reviews/2506/amd-radeon-hd-7970-quad-crossfirex-eyefinity-review (Dutch - Quad Crossfire)
    92. http://hexus.net/tech/reviews/graphics/33697-gigabyte-radeon-hd-7970-oc-gv-r797oc-3gd/ (Gigabyte semi-custom)
    93. http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/4512/his_hd_7970_3gb_overclocked_video_card_review/index.html (HIS OC)
    94. http://widescreengamingforum.com/article/amd-radeon-7970-review
    95. http://www.maximumpc.com/article/[primary-term]/xfx_radeon_hd_7970_black_edition_review (XFX semi-custom)
    96. http://www.tweaktown.com/articles/4...gb_video_cards_in_3_way_crossfirex/index.html (Sapphire Trifire)
    97. http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1834/1/ (Asus Crossfire)
    98. http://www.hardocp.com/article/2012/01/25/asus_radeon_hd_7970_video_card_review/ (Asus)
    99. http://www.tweaktown.com/articles/4...gb_video_cards_in_3_way_crossfirex/index.html (Sapphire Trifire)
    100. http://www.kitguru.net/components/graphic-cards/zardon/asus-hd7970-tri-crossfire-review/ (Asus Trifire)
    101. http://tbreak.com/tech/2012/01/asus-hd-7970-review/ (Asus)
    102. http://www.tweaktown.com/articles/4...deo_cards_in_crossfire_overclocked/index.html (Sapphire Crossfire OC)
    103. http://www.hardocp.com/article/2012/01/24/xfx_r7970_black_edition_video_card_review (XFX semi-custom)
    104. http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/ASUS/HD_7970_CrossFire/ (Asus Crossfire)
    105. http://www.overclockersclub.com/reviews/xfx_hd7970_black_edition/16.htm (XFX semi-custom)
    106. http://www.anandtech.com/show/5458/the-radeon-hd-7970-reprise-pcie-bandwidth-overclocking-and-msaa/1 (PCIx3, OC, AA)
    107. http://www.4gamer.net/games/135/G013536/20120126082/ (Japanese - Crossfire & Trifire)
    108. http://www.lesnumeriques.com/carte-graphique/generic-amd-radeon-hd-7970-3-go-p12460/test.html
    109. http://www.clubic.com/carte-graphiq...0/article-466356-1-radeon-hd-7970-tahiti.html
    110. http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/foru...95-gigabyte-radeon-hd-7970-3gb-oc-review.html (Gigabyte OC)
    111. http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/foru...-black-edition-double-dissipation-review.html (XFX semi-custom)
    112. http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/graphics/display/xfx-r7970-double-dissipation-edition.html (XFX semi-custom Crossfire)
    113. http://www.hardocp.com/article/2012/02/08/gigabyte_radeon_hd_7970_oc_video_card_review (Gigabyte OC)
    114. http://lanoc.org/review/video-cards/5666-hd-7970-crossfire-with-89212-rc11-drivers (Crossfire)
    115. http://www.vortez.net/articles_pages/his_radeon_hd_7970_3gb_review,1.html (HIS)
    116. http://www.pureoverclock.com/article1430.html (Visiontek)


    AMD Radeon HD 7950 (Tahiti Pro)

    1. http://www.anandtech.com/show/5476/amd-radeon-7950-review (Sapphire OC & XFX BEDD)
    2. http://techreport.com/articles.x/22384
    3. http://www.hardware.fr/articles/852-1/amd-radeon-hd-7950-test.html (French)
    4. http://ht4u.net/reviews/2012/amd_radeon_hd_7950_test/ (German)
    5. http://ht4u.net/reviews/2012/sapphire_radeon_hd_7950_oc_test/ (German - Sapphire OC)
    6. http://ht4u.net/reviews/2012/powercolor_radeon_hd_7950_pcs_plus_test/ (German - PowerColor PCS+)
    7. http://www.kitguru.net/components/g...ire-hd7950-overlock-edition-crossfire-review/ (Sapphire OC Crossfire)
    8. http://www.kitguru.net/components/graphic-cards/zardon/xfx-hd7950-black-edition-overlocked-review/ (XFX BEDD)
    9. http://www.kitguru.net/components/graphic-cards/zardon/his-hd7950-review/ (HIS)
    10. http://vr-zone.com/articles/sapphir...tion-review-gcn-for-a-better-price/14657.html (Sapphire OC)
    11. http://www.hardocp.com/article/2012/01/30/amd_radeon_hd_7950_video_card_review
    12. http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/HD_7950/
    13. http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Powercolor/HD_7950_PCS_Plus/ (PowerColor PCS+)
    14. http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/HD_7950_CrossFire/ (Crossfire)
    15. http://www.eteknix.com/reviews/grap...edition-overclocked-3gb-graphics-card-review/ (XFX BEDD)
    16. http://www.guru3d.com/article/his-radeon-hd-7950-review/ (HIS)
    17. http://www.guru3d.com/article/powercolor-radeon-hd-7950-pcs-review/ (PowerColor PCS+)
    18. http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon-hd-7950-crossfire-review-2-and-3way/ (Crossfire & Trifire)
    19. http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/AMD-Radeon-HD-7950-Video-Card-Review/1479
    20. http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/foru...radeon-hd-7950-review-tahiti-pro-arrives.html
    21. http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/foru...1112-sapphire-hd-7950-dual-fan-oc-review.html (Sapphire OC)
    22. http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/foru...-black-edition-double-dissipation-review.html (XFX BEDD)
    23. http://www.hardwareheaven.com/revie...tx-580-oc-vs-6970-oc-review-introduction.html
    24. http://www.hardwareheaven.com/revie...dition-graphics-card-review-introduction.html (XFX BEDD)
    25. http://www.hardwareheaven.com/revie...ssfire-graphics-card-review-introduction.html (HIS Crossfire)
    26. http://www.hitechlegion.com/reviews/video-cards/16602-sapphire-radeon-hd-7950-oc-review (Sapphire OC)
    27. http://hothardware.com/Reviews/AMD-Radeon-HD-7950-Tahiti-Pro-GPU-Review/
    28. http://lanoc.org/review/video-cards/5667-xfx-r7950-dd-black-edition-overclocked (XFX BEDD)
    29. http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1847/1/ (XFX BEDD)
    30. http://www.motherboards.org/review/xfx-hd-7950-black-edition-featuring-double-dissipation-review (XFX BEDD)
    31. http://www.motherboards.org/review/sapphire-amd-hd-7950-video-card-review (Sapphire OC)
    32. http://www.neoseeker.com/Articles/Hardware/Reviews/AMD_HD_7950/
    33. http://www.neoseeker.com/Articles/Hardware/Roundups/PowerColor_Sapphire_XFX_HD_7950/ (PowerColor PCS+, Sapphire OC & XFX BEDD)
    34. http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/gpu_displays/his_hd7950_review/1 (HIS)
    35. http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/gpu_displays/overkill_3d_-_hd7950_quadfire/1 (Quad Crossfire)
    36. http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/gpu_displays/sapphire_hd7950_overclock_edition_review/1 (Sapphire OC)
    37. http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/gpu_displays/xfx_r7950_black_edition_review/1 (XFX BEDD)
    38. http://www.overclockers.com/powercolor-7950-pcs-gpu-review/ (PowerColor PCS+)
    39. http://www.rage3d.com/reviews/video/amd_hd7950_launch_review/
    40. http://www.pureoverclock.com/article1430.html (Sapphire OC)
    41. http://tbreak.com/tech/2012/01/amd-hd-7950-review/
    42. http://www.4gamer.net/games/135/G013536/20120129001/ (Japanese - Sapphire OC)
    43. http://www.4gamer.net/games/135/G013536/20120131080/ (Japanese - Crossfire)
    44. http://hexus.net/tech/reviews/graphics/34497-amd-radeon-hd-7950-graphics-processor/
    45. http://hexus.net/tech/reviews/graph...ack-edition-double-dissipation-graphics-card/ (XFX BEDD)
    46. http://hexus.net/tech/reviews/graphics/34545-sapphire-radeon-hd-7950-oc-crossfire/ (Sapphire OC Crossfire)
    47. http://www.vortez.net/articles_pages/amd_hd_7950_tahiti_pro_review,1.html
    48. http://www.vortez.net/articles_pages/powercolor_pcs_hd_7950_review,1.html (PowerColor PCS+)
    49. http://www.vortez.net/articles_pages/xfx_dd_r7950_review,1.html (XFX BEDD)
    50. http://lab501.ro/placi-video/amd-radeon-hd-7950-review (Italian - Sapphire OC)
    51. http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/radeon-hd-7950-overclock-crossfire-benchmark,3123.html (XFX BEDD Crossfire)
    52. http://www.computerbase.de/artikel/grafikkarten/2012/test-amd-radeon-hd-7950-crossfire/ (German - Sapphire OC Crossfire)
    53. http://www.hardwareluxx.de/index.ph...afikkarten/21212-test-amd-radeon-hd-7950.html (German)
    54. http://www.hardwareluxx.de/index.ph...etail-modelle-der-radeon-hd-7950-im-test.html (German - Asus DCU-II, Sapphire OC, XFX BEDD)
    55. http://www.pcgameshardware.de/aid,8...11-PCI-Express-30-und-28-nm/Grafikkarte/Test/ (German)
    56. http://nl.hardware.info/reviews/2528/amd-radeon-hd-7950-review---inclusief-triple-crossfirex! (German - Asus DCU-II, Sapphire OC - Crossfire & Trifire)
    57. http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2399570,00.asp
    58. http://www.techradar.com/reviews/pc...phics-cards/amd-radeon-hd-7950-1058628/review
    59. http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/graphics/2012/01/31/amd-radeon-hd-7950-3gb-review/1
    60. http://www.expertreviews.co.uk/graphics-cards/1289965/amd-radeon-hd-7950
    61. http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=867&Itemid=72 (XFX BEDD)
    62. http://www.tweakpc.de/hardware/tests/grafikkarten/amd_radeon_hd_7950/s01.php (German - XFX BEDD)
    63. http://widescreengamingforum.com/article/amd-radeon-hd-7950-review
    64. http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/45...tion_double_dissipation_3gb_review/index.html (XFX BEDD)
    65. http://www.atomicmpc.com.au/Review/288650,asus-hd-7950-direct-cu-ii-vs-xfx-r7950-black-edition.aspx (Asus DCU-II & XFX BEDD)
    66. http://www.pcper.com/reviews/Graphics-Cards/AMD-Radeon-HD-7950-3GB-Graphics-Card-Review
    67. http://www.modders-inc.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story&reid=372 (Sapphire OC)
    68. http://www.clubic.com/carte-graphiq.../article-473250-1-amd-radeon-hd-7950-xfx.html
    69. http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon-hd-7950-overclock-guide/ (Overclocking)
    70. http://hexus.net/tech/reviews/graphics/34761-amd-hd-7950-vs-hd-7970-clocks/ (7950 @ 7970 Clocks)
    71. http://www.pcpro.co.uk/reviews/graphics-cards/372565/amd-radeon-hd-7950
    72. http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/45...950_3gb_oc_video_card_in_crossfire/index.html (Sapphire OC Crossfire)
    73. http://www.neoseeker.com/Articles/Hardware/Reviews/AMD_HD_7950_CrossFire_TriFire/ (Crossfire & Trifire)
    74. http://www.eteknix.com/reviews/graphics/sapphire-radeon-hd-7950-oc-3gb-graphics-card-review/ (Sapphire OC)
    75. http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/4540/amd_radeon_hd_7950_3gb_video_card_overclocked/index.html (Overclocking)
    76. http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/4539/his_radeon_hd_7950_3gb_video_card_review/index.html (HIS)
    77. http://www.techradar.com/reviews/pc...deon-hd-7950-overclock-edition-1058705/review (Sapphire OC)
    78. http://hexus.net/tech/reviews/graphics/35033-powercolor-radeon-hd-7950-pcs/ (PowerColor PCS+)
    79. http://vr-zone.com/articles/msi-r7950-twin-frozr-3gd5oc-review/14811.html (MSI Twin Frozr)

    I'll keep updating as more reviews come in.
     
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    http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/HD_7970/31.html

    Drivers and/or BIOS needs some work, same 3D clocks on BluRay, and even higher volts? :???:

    (also, i know this is 7900 thread, but wth, whole 6000-lineup performance seems to be subpar with 11.12, even 5850 beats 6870 now :shock: )
     
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    Just started the Techpowerup review, and I have one comment: I saw through that sweet spot nonsense years ago. I kind of wish they had justified it a bit better, though I might be alone in that. This new GPU is pretty big(Though not Nvidiaesce huge, thank god), and likely better for it.
     
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    I am really please with what AMD delivered this time. :)
    The two small wishes that remain can be remedied via driver: supersampling option for DX10/11 and downsampling support.
     
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    It's actually still pretty sweet-spottish at 378 mm^2 according to google. Even a little smaller than 6970 and way smaller than GTX 580 (520 mm^2)
     
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    According to AMD it's 365 mm² - DOUBLE CONFIRMED. ;)
     
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    Looks like AMD haven't fixed the quality of the first stage AF kernel, so it still could manifest in some games with uniform and high-frequency textures as sharp banding, but not as bad as before.
     
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    Has nobody done any CFX/SLI reviews?
     
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    Not to over-duplicate the other thread, but the 7970 CFX is the first to push near-max settings on 3x 19x12 monitors - very slick.
     
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    http://www.ixbt.com/video3/tahiti-part2.shtml

    Looks like transcendentals are "slow", based on the fire and mineral benchmarks as the speed-ups here are in the region of 30%.

    Parallax occlusion mapping and fur shaders, seem very happy, with ~2x performance over HD6970. Branching (looping) seems to be the win here.

    Tessellation also looks much healthier, though insane tessellation factors are still hurting.
     
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    IMHO computerbase.de is the best review out there...man these folks worked their asses off!
     
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    I see some sites are using LuxMark for GPGPU benching, and it appears that for the last few driver releases by NV the performance in this particular ray-tracing benchmark has dropped dramatically. It's weird, considering that in other CUDA and OCL RT renderers the performance seems to be just fine on Fermi. Still GCN is going very strong in RT rendering.
     
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    Anandtech has chosen a different test scene for its benchmark, "Our next benchmark is SmallLuxGPU, the GPU ray tracing branch of the open source LuxRender renderer. We’re now using a development build from the version 2.0 branch, and we’ve moved on to a more complex scene that hopefully will provide a greater challenge to our GPUs."

    So, any chance that LuxMark has recently been changed and is using a more complex scene?
     
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