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come on, 580s in SLI but no 6970s in Xfire? redonk.
The 6990 has really sick scaling 6970 CF ~ 6990, give or take 5%.
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http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...-480,2875.html

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As soon as I read that the article lost all credibility. Specifically the parts pertaining to the GTX 480.
umm lost all credibility? may I ask why?
 
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umm lost all credibility? may I ask why?
Because GTX480 was the same as GTX580 the fastest Single GPU at their time but the article states that GTX580 got the tittle of fastest card which is not true because HD 5970 was still faster.
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post #25 of 43
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Because GTX480 was the same as GTX580 the fastest Single GPU at their time but the article states that GTX580 got the tittle of fastest card which is not true because HD 5970 was still faster.
Perhaps the reasoning was single GPU card? I mean you are right the 5970 is faster than a single 580, but its really all about what you are comparing it too. I personally don't mind the inclusion of dual GPUs in relation to single cards. I think everything is fair game if any person can get the hardware, why shouldn't it be included I always say.
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post #26 of 43
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Because GTX480 was the same as GTX580 the fastest Single GPU at their time but the article states that GTX580 got the tittle of fastest card which is not true because HD 5970 was still faster.
well that's kind of nitpicking... I'm sure a review site like XBIT knows that. They probably just worded it wrong. But that does not render the article useless or something.
 
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post #27 of 43
Id be happy to show some benches that show different 6990 performance. Theres so many factors that come into play with video card performance accross different drivers. Its tough.
Edited by ]\/[EGADET]-[ - 5/12/11 at 1:31pm
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Id be happy to show some benches that show different 6990 performance. Theres so many factors that come into play with video card performance accross different drivers. Its tough.
I say this with all deference and respect to you and your hardware, but your system is like the absolute definition of epeen...lol, overkill to the absolute max but if I had the dough I'd do the same, certainly must be smooth no matter what game at what resolution at what settings...
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580 ftw
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Cool. I thought StarCraft II didn't support crossfire/sli. Looks like it does.
 
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