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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game GeForce GTX 670 SLI GeForce GTX 770
Battlefield V 8% 53%
PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds 5% 35%
Dauntless 5% 35%
State Of Decay 2 37% 11%
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 8% 53%
Far Cry 5 144% 246%
Dark Souls Remastered 53% 34%
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age 2% 45%
Grand Theft Auto VI 56% 121%
Payday 3 17% 18%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 670 SLI are significantly better than the Nvidia GeForce GTX 770.

The GeForce GTX 770 has a 131 MHz higher core clock speed than the GTX 670, but the GTX 670 has 96 more Texture Mapping Units than the GeForce GTX 770. As a result, the GTX 670 exhibits a 71.1 GTexel/s better Texture Fill Rate than the GeForce GTX 770. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The GeForce GTX 770 has a 131 MHz higher core clock speed than the GTX 670, but the GTX 670 has 32 more Render Output Units than the GeForce GTX 770. As a result, the GTX 670 exhibits a 25.1 GPixel/s better Pixel Fill Rate than the GeForce GTX 770. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The GeForce GTX 770 was released over a year more recently than the GTX 670, and so the GeForce GTX 770 is likely to have better driver support, meaning it will be more optimized for running the latest games when compared to the GTX 670.

Both GPUs exhibit very powerful performance, so it probably isn't worth upgrading from one to the other, as both are capable of running even the most demanding games at the highest settings.

The GTX 670 has 2048 MB more video memory than the GeForce GTX 770, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. This is supported by the fact that the GTX 670 also has superior memory performance overall.

The GTX 670 has 160.2 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the GeForce GTX 770, which means that the memory performance of the GTX 670 is massively better than the GeForce GTX 770.

The GeForce GTX 670 SLI has 2688 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce GTX 770 has 1536. However, the actual shader performance of the GTX 670 is 2634 and the actual shader performance of the GeForce GTX 770 is 1667. The GTX 670 having 967 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the GTX 670 delivers a massively smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the GeForce GTX 770.

The GeForce GTX 670 SLI requires 340 Watts to run and the GeForce GTX 770 requires 230 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 550 Watts for the GeForce GTX 770, but we do not have a recommended PSU wattage for the GTX 670. The GTX 670 requires 110 Watts more than the GeForce GTX 770 to run. The difference is significant enough that the GTX 670 may have an adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the GeForce GTX 770.

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GPU Architecture

Core Speed915 MHzvs1046 MHz
Boost Clock980 MHzvs1085 MHz
ArchitectureKepler GK104-325-A2 (x2)Kepler GK104-425-A2
OC Potential Fair vs Poor
Driver Support Good vs Good
Release Date01 May 2012vs30 May 2013
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link

Resolution Performance

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GPU Memory

Memory4096 MBvs2048 MB
Memory Speed1502 MHzvs1752 MHz
Memory Bus512 Bitvs256 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Memory Bandwidth384.5GB/secvs224.3GB/sec
L2 Cache 1024 KB green tick vs 512 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 100% green tick vs 78%

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units2688vs1536
Actual Shader Performance100%vs80%
Texture Mapping Units224vs128
Texture Rate205 GTexel/svs133.9 GTexel/s
Render Output Units64vs32
Pixel Rate58.6 GPixel/svs33.5 GPixel/s

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)4096x2160vs4096x2160
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections0vs2
HDMI Connections0vs1
DisplayPort Connections-vs0

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power340 Wattsvs230 Watts
Recommended PSU-550 Watts & 37 Amps

GPU Features

Shader Model5.0vs5.0
Open GL4.5vs4.5
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i7-3770K 4-Core 3.5GHzvsIntel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz
Recommended RAM8 GBvs8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1920x1080vs1920x1080

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GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewGeForce GTX 670 SLI is a solution of two GeForce GTX 670 put together using NVIDIA'S SLI technology.
Check the page of GeForce GTX 670 to know more about its chip.
As usual, SLI relies a lot on proper driver support and may suffer from micro-stuttering in lower frame rates (below 30). Benchmarks indicate the performance is overall, is up to around 70% better than a single GeForce GTX 670 performing by itself but at times (depending whether or not the 3D game supports SLI or in the graphics driver) it performed worse than a single GeForce GTX 670. Expect this combination to draw up to 340 Watt though the average power consumption should be slightly lower.
Even the most demanding games will run at the highest settings.
Recommended CPUIntel Core i7-3820 4-Core 3.60GHz
Intel Core i7-970 6-Core 3.2GHz
AMD Opteron 6274
Intel Xeon Processor E3-1241 v3
Intel Xeon E3-1240 v2
Intel Core i7-4770T 4-Core 2.5GHz
AMD FX-8370
Intel Xeon E3-1270
Intel Core i7-2600K 4-Core 3.40GHz
Intel Core i7-2600 4-Core 3.40GHz
Possible GPU Upgrades--
GPU Variants-GeForce GTX 770 Gainward 2GB Edition
GeForce GTX 770 EVGA SC Edition
GeForce GTX 770 Galaxy GC 2GB Edition
GeForce GTX 770 Asus ROG Poseidon 2GB Edition