AMD Radeon HD 7950 had launched, from our review, we could see that the graphics card even performed better than GTX 580, which is supposed to a great alternative of the latter.
In spite of such condition, NVIDIA still doesn’t show off their "weapon" to fight back. However, entire NVIDIA Kepler Line-up was revealed by LenZFire, the information covered specifications, price and release day.
As the leaked chart shown, die size of GK110 is 550mm², which is not only bigger than 365mm² of Radeon HD 7970, but also 30mm² larger than its GF110. It’s said that GK110-based GeForce GTX 680 will be up to 45% faster than AMD Radeon HD 7970. As for the price, GTX 680 is set at US$649, US$100 higher than HD 7970.
In terms of launch time, some Kepler models will be available in April. According to the source, GK110 and GK104 will debut on Aril 12th, the corresponding products are GeForce GTX 680/670 and GTX 660, respectively. They all support PCI-E 3.0 technology, the performance of GTX 660 will be close to GTX 580, while GTX 680/670 will be 45%/20% faster than Radeon HD 7970, separately.