NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 Mainstream GPU Review

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Futuremark 3DMark Fire Strike
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Futuremark 3DMark Fire Strike

Fire Strike has two benchmark modes: Normal mode runs in 1920x1080, while Extreme mode targets 2560x1440. GPU target frame buffer utilization for normal mode is 1GB and the benchmark uses tessellation, ambient occlusion, volume illumination, and a medium-quality depth of field filter. The more taxing Extreme mode targets 1.5GB of frame buffer memory and increases detail levels across the board. Extreme mode is explicitly designed for CrossFire / SLI systems. GT 1 focuses on geometry and illumination, with over 100 shadow casting spot lights, 140 non-shadow casting point lights, and 3.9 million vertices calculated for tessellation per frame. And 80 million pixels are processed per frame. GT2 emphasizes particles and GPU simulations. Tessellation volume is reduced to 2.6 million vertices and the number of pixels processed per frame rises to 170 million.

Reference GeForce GTX 760 3DMark Fire Strike Run

3DMark Fire Strike tells a somewhat different story then Unigine Heaven. Both of the GeForce GTX 760 cards we tested outperformed the GeForce GTX 660 Ti and trailed the GeForce GTX 770, but in this benchmark the Radeon HD 7950 was a tad faster than the 760.

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KOwen one year ago

I have a 660 Ti. I think I'll wait for a new architecture in the 800 series before I upgrade.

realneil one year ago

Nice review Marco, that's a good pair of cards for a good price.

If I hadn't just bought two EVGA GTX-680s recently, I would be interested in them.

AlanSashimi one year ago

i'm getting this on november, hope it runs well the next 2 years games

JoshuaAaronRappaport one year ago

Definitely considering this as it is time to upgrade.

JoshuaMercier one year ago

These 700 series are nice for those who still have a 500 or lesser series cards, but anyone with a 600 series ought wait for the 800's. I have a 660 ti and i know for sure that I'll be waiting for the 860 ti before I upgrade.

DavidGuan one year ago

I really want to get a new graphics card but at the same time, if I do I might need to change my motherboard and processor and everything else too. I really want to get this one though the specs are looking amazing.

zulusniper one year ago

Really want this!!!! Would fit my budget perffffect :)

FranceenBottamedi one year ago

Interesting, but I'm more interested in a 660TI seems to work in similar maner, and can run most games on high or ultra.

AdamMichael one year ago

I'll stick with the 780, thank you.

AKnudson one year ago

Can someone explain the difference in geforce or evga and that sort of thing? i just bought, a 680Ti for my gaming computer, nothing too hard core but i was always curios if its based on nvidia, do they license to evga or what?

realneil one year ago

[quote user="AKnudson"]

Can someone explain the difference in geforce or evga and that sort of thing?


EVGA is a company that uses NVIDIA's chips in the video cards that they make. They have been a NVIDIA Partner for a long time. They have a reputation for quality and excellent customer service.

They are a good choice for PC Users.

BlackOpsPenguin one year ago

Thanks for the review. I'm looking to upgrade soon and this could be the card considering the cost.

TimothyGabrial one year ago

I so need a new video card set up. i am running dual 560ti soc's in sli  and they run extremly hot and perform ok., but its really time to upgade. what should i do get 790's or wait for the new 800 chipsets?



JoePhillips one year ago

Man I really wish I'd waited to buy my gtx 670 I didn't think nvidia would come out back to back like that. I could have got 680 for what I paid for my 670

Beefie one year ago

I like company's that make products that are great and at a lower cost and this graphics card just shows how great the company is and that company is called Nivida

keeno215 one year ago

This card has good specs and doesn't have a terrible price. It's a good buy.

PreechaEamsaart one year ago

I want this card but I can't, because I don't have the money for an ultimate pc to put this card in. :(

TimEmerson one year ago

I run the 660 and almost every game I have can be run on ultra. However, if I can see needing the faster speeds if you're doing video rendering. Very nice card

Raphy95 one year ago

I think its one oft the Best Graphic - Cards in the World, but why are there never more then 1 HDMI output?

SrgioRebelo one year ago

I want to get one of this, by EVGA, which will be the ACX Superclocked Edition.

ACX Versions really getting more effiency, I'm saying about 20%!

AlexKoenig one year ago

I personally think the GTX 760 is the best bang for your buck out there right now, and has the better power to price ratio then any other gpu in the past 3 years

TravisFaulk one year ago

AKnudson - Nvidia designs the GPU's and EVGA, Palit, Galaxy etc. make the cards as well. It is similar to Intel or AMD processors found in HP, Gateway, Dell, etc. computers. Same product just different tweaks by different manufacturer's. Most gaming GPU's are either Nvidia (big Green) or AMD (big Red). It is like Ford or Chevy basically. Hope my layman analogies help you out.

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