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Once again Levesque has been pwned, I did the same to him many times in the past only to have him return with even more fangirl trolling. I'm sure he's just a kid that he doesn't own any of that stuff in his sig rig, I've seen kids come here and troll that way before and he won't be the last. Writing in equipment worth $1000's to make yourself look cool on a computer forum is sad.

He also sent me death threats in his 6990+6970 vs GTX580 SLI trollfest only to run away at the end.


Back on topic though, I'd really like to find out why the cards perform the opposite in some places, when one is high, the other is low and vice-versa. 0.0
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Warhead numbers for GTX 590 is low, i wonder why.
Btw, so for sli gaming with those cards you need a 1200 W PSU or something?
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I wonder, why does nobody use a SR-2 (besides the obvious burning hole/crater in the wallet)? Wouldn't dual Xeon 5680s + 48GB DDR3 eliminate any possible CPU-based bottleneck? Or am I oblivious to how server procs work? (goes to google to check)
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Why aren't they using ssds in there tests?
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Each gets it's advantages and disadvantages, If I could, I'd run two 590's and two 6990's in the same system
That's way overkill for your monitor though.

I'll have to check my sources, but I'm pretty sure you could get away with a single 6990, and the 590 for Physx.
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post #106 of 134
love to see these company's duke it out, sad to see that gtx 590 semi-fail vs 6990 half the time, biggest concerns for me are Noise, heat, performance, power draw, price other then that i could care less of who made the card.
    
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If you are going to steal every image from our article, could you please at least host them yourself? Thanks.


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Yay for completely inconstant testing, thank you for posting the images so I don't have to click the link Why do [H] always do this?



No limited bandwidth? Sure looks like you're running x8 to me
First, I don't know what "inconstant" means, is that a word?

Second, how the heck is testing both cards with identical settings in games "inconsistent"?

Third, why did you come into this thread just to trash [H]?
post #109 of 134
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That's way overkill for your monitor though.

I'll have to check my sources, but I'm pretty sure you could get away with a single 6990, and the 590 for Physx.
Well, there is absolutely no reason to have Quadfire for 1080p, but then again, I'm not actually buying them. And I'd only use the 590's for Folding. If I actually had the money, I'd purchase two of each, but run Eyefinity and utilize those 590's for CUDA applications.
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Why aren't they using ssds in there tests?
Maybe because they don't give a damn about loading times and they need space to install all of these games lol.

I love how people on this website consider SSDs are the return of Jesus Himself.
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