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I'm sure many of you are familiar with Linus Tech Tips, he's probably my favorite tech reviewer.
Anyway, today he released a video comparing Quad GPU setups between the 6990 and the 590.

To sum up the results, the 590 scored higher in 3 games and the 6990 scored higher in 1 game.

However these results are not entirely accurate because one of the games tested was Crysis 2 which has a AMD crossfire bug at the moment.
The main point of the video is to show how well these cards score in Quad, it really depends on the game.
    
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Your a little late. So is he.
    
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I love Linus. Great fellow hardware reviewer. He speaks very enthusiastically.
    
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I thought that was one of the best reviews done on this comparison. Bottom line, neither card wins and the scaling from one card to two is not as much as you would suspect.

Now he should do Tri-SLI vs. Quad-SLI.
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Linus is not a pirate, when you switch motherboards on an OEM copy of windows it says it's un genuine.
    
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Yea he's changed his test bench at least 10 times in the past week... Happened to me and I thought the people who sold me my operating system were pirates, then I realized I had installed a new motherboard and re-installed my CPU.
    
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