nVidia GTX670 Review

Introduction and Technical Specifications

nVidia GTX670 Review  

Introduction

Graphics cards are commonly divided into three main classes. The bog-standard bottom end stuff for 'Home Office' type PCs. The ultra-high end, money no object cards for those who demand the absolute best. And finally the in-between cards that most of us use, which try and strike a balance between affordability and performance.

Regular readers here at OC3D will know that we adored the GTX570. It provided the perfect blend of high-end performance at a reasonable price. In fact when overclocked the performance was good enough to make the GTX580 only worthwhile for those who like the look of the big card in their signature.

Following the excellent performance of the GTX680 it's time to take a look at the GTX670 and see if it follows on from the GTX570 as being the weapon of choice for all but the most flush users.

Technical Specifications

A small reduction (192) in both CUDA cores and clock speed are the only big changes to the GTX670, so hopefully it should still be capable of bringing the performance we demand.

nVidia GTX670 Specifications    

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Most Recent Comments

21-05-2012, 12:28:41

demonking
nice review boss

shame about the placing of the power connections though not great for cable managementQuote

21-05-2012, 12:40:48

SieB
I'm starting to save some money for a new card now (my 6850 is getting old ) and have my eyes on the Asus DCII TOP 670, which has 680 performance out of the box, a 680 PCB with much better temps. Depends on any further price drops and how the "ghz" editions of the 7970s do before I buy one though.

But as far as i'm concerned the 670 is the best bang for buck card on the market at the moment.Quote

21-05-2012, 12:41:31

PetrolHead247
Awesome review as always. I love the GTX 670, i want one so bad. Got my eye on a non-ref Asus 670, looks absolutely amazingQuote

21-05-2012, 12:52:50

Varashtra
What about all of the stuttering issues being posted online with the 6xx series?

With this being said would paying £30 more for a 7970 be worth it?

I did really want to get the 670 Windforce, but all of these stuttering issues are pushing me to the £30 more expensive 7970 Windforce.Quote

21-05-2012, 12:54:47

PetrolHead247
Quote:
Originally Posted by Varashtra View Post

What about all of the stuttering issues being posted online with the 6xx series?

With this being said would paying £30 more for a 7970 be worth it?

I did really want to get the 670 Windforce, but all of these stuttering issues are pushing me to the £30 more expensive 7970 Windforce.
The 7970 is overall slower than the 670, so no it would not be worth it at all. And i haven't heard anything about these stuttering issues at allQuote
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