As the year comes to a close it's time to take a look again at AMD's Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition and NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 680 to see who can end the year as the reigning king of GPUs. We'll also take a look at which is the better buy if you're planning on building a new system early in 2013.
Six months ago, AMD released the Radeon HD 7970 GPU. Since then, it has been facing stiff competition from NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 680. In an effort to stay competitive, AMD has just released the Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition, which offers increased core clock speeds up to 1050MHz. But is it enough for AMD to regain an edge?
We pit two high-end factory-overclocked, custom Radeon HD 7970 cards against each other to determine which is deserving of your hard earned money. Plus, we see how they compare to NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 680.