EVGA GeForce GTX 670 FTW Signature 2 versus ASUS HD 7970 DirectCU II Graphics Card Review
EVGA GeForce GTX 670 Signature 2 Review
(Versus Asus Radeon 7970 Direct CUII)
With a number of midrange GPU launches in the second half of 2012 to focus on it has been some time since we took a look at the high end of the graphics card market. However with a number of huge game releases in the run up to Christmas mixed with the launch of Windows 8 and recently new drivers from NVIDIA (310.90 last week) and AMD (13.1 today) it seems appropriate to see what the latest performance figures are.
We will be taking EVGA’s latest GTX 670, the FTW Signature 2 Edition and putting it head to head with the ASUS 7970 DirectCU2 to find out how each performs in games such as Far Cry 3, Assassins Creed and Hitman Absolution. Of course this will all be real world gaming and the usual GPU computing, media and power/thermal testing will be thrown in too. So lets get started…