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[Tweak Town] HD 6990 OC 1GHz w/ Stock Cooling

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pretty close to 580 SLI.

http://www.tweaktown.com/articles/3925/sapphire_radeon_hd_6990_4gb_video_card_1ghz_oc/index.html
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They should have added 6970 CF @ 1ghz to compare as well, these cards hit 1000 core like nothing.thumb.gif
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But you can also OC GTX580s
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Speaking of 100% fan speed that comes in at an ear blistering 90.2dB or DAMMMMM LOUDDDDD!!!!!

I'm horrible, I went looking for that. Honestly my 2x5870's are too loud, if I ever do this again in the future I'll be watercooled or using two passively cooled cards.
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er;13433374 
But you can also OC GTX580s

Were those the ones that died prematurely overvolting or overclocking? or was that the 590?

And no sarcasm was intended, outta curiosity.
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Originally Posted by kaivorth;13433468 
were those the ones that died prematurely overvolting or overclocking? Or was that the 590?

And no sarcasm was intended, outta curiosity.

590
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Originally Posted by kaivorth;13433468 
Were those the ones that died prematurely overvolting or overclocking? or was that the 590?

And no sarcasm was intended, outta curiosity.

You're thinking of the 590, the 580 is a beast.
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6990 is pretty impressive. Only if it was a bit quieter smile.gif.
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er;13433374 
But you can also OC GTX580s

You better be able to... for an extra $250 wink.gif
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Not bad. Now all AMD has to do is work on their horrid fan acoustics and I might actually consider their products again.
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