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If you're on a single monitor...

I'd say keep the 590.

Nvidia and EVGA know there are issues with the BIOS and Drivers involved with the cards and are working on a solution.

In fact, the unlocked cards (RaginCain on the 590 Owners club) have proven to surpass the 6990's.

Given time, I believe they will work the kinks out and eventually be on the same playing field but, it will take some time to do so.
First off, the 6970s out do the 6990s. Second off, they can't fix the ****ty VRMs with an update.
    
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If you're on a single monitor...

I'd say keep the 590.

Nvidia and EVGA know there are issues with the BIOS and Drivers involved with the cards and are working on a solution.

In fact, the unlocked cards (RaginCain on the 590 Owners club) have proven to surpass the 6990's.

Given time, I believe they will work the kinks out and eventually be on the same playing field but, it will take some time to do so.
I thing so too gtx590 has bios and drivers issue
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I thing so too gtx590 has bios and drivers issue
Not to mention, the reason they kill themselves is the VRMs which can't be fixed unless locking it so you can't OC.
    
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im a nvidia guy but i actually would prefer the 6970s to a 590 cause of the weak VRMs and drivers not being their yet.
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First off, the 6970s out do the 6990s. Second off, they can't fix the ****ty VRMs with an update.
THIS!

Also, I thought only Radeon cards have software related problems. Obvious troll is obvious, nVidia loyals.
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THIS!

Also, I thought only Radeon cards have software related problems. Obvious troll is obvious, nVidia loyals.
I have had Nvidia and I like them, but the fact that the VRMs are crap doesn't change it, and it can't be fixed.
    
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post #17 of 29
Keep 6970 X2. GTX590 is not worth the money.
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post #18 of 29
I love my 580 and geforce, but in your case 590 or 6950 2 gb hacked bios to 6970. in crossfire thare faster, the 570 and 590 and cards to skip crap phase power. My 580 hits 90-120 fps in bc2 maxed out dx11 1920-1080 @ 120hz. Fastest set up is 580s but that alot of cash.
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post #19 of 29
6970x2 ofc, why is this even a question?
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He already has the gtx 590, he is wondering if he shuld buy the 6970's and you guys are all like: Keep the 6970's but he can't keep them because he doesn't have them! IMO if you already have the 590 i wouldn't bother with the 6970's but if you had like a gtx 280 and you would be looking at an upgrade I would get them.
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