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You should return them to Newegg. Not trying to be a douche at all but it really is a better option. They are sweet cards but not worth what you paid for them. Im sure you work hard for your money. Get your moneys worth!
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post #52 of 149
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You should return them to Newegg. Not trying to be a douche at all but it really is a better option. They are sweet cards but not worth what you paid for them. Im sure you work hard for your money. Get your moneys worth!
Don't bother. He bought them because of the "coolness" and "exclusivity" factor. He clearly made a rational decision.
    
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post #53 of 149
It's a nice card. Still powerful. Let him be. This looks sick. If he gets the same performance as a 6990 for what ever he does then who cares. He gets the same performance and the wow factor!
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post #54 of 149
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It's a waste of money. Trying to justify otherwise is foolish. The fact that he's not even gonna use them (he said gaming only 20% of the time) makes it even worse.
Fallacious!!!

These will be running flat out at 100% useage 24/7/365.
Gaming will be a break for these cards
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Oh boy... Now THATS SEXY!


Congratz on the new cards mate!
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Fallacious!!!

These will be running flat out at 100% useage 24/7/365.
Gaming will be a break for these cards
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To everyone with the facepalms and such...yes stupid decision if I were buying for strictly gaming, but since they will only be used for that maybe 20% of the time that wasn't a huge factor.
That's your own words. You bought this simply for the e-peen and to brag about it.

It's your empty pockets, not mine. A Radeon HD 6950 Quad-Fire is faster and would cost almost $500 less. Whatever, though.
    
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post #57 of 149
guys just leave him alone he said he likes them for the exclusiveness of them, sure he COULD have got better for less but he chose to get them for their exclusiveness. Like common how many people do you Know with a limited edition card??
    
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post #58 of 149
I won't lie, looks are definitely part of my consideration if I am presented with two cards with about the same performance. If I had $1500 to throw around I would get more RAM and SLI my GTX 560 TF3 and get Surround, but obviously everyone uses their computer differently.
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Did they arrive in boxes?
Yep, the cases were in asus display boxes which were in brown cardboard boxed. Nearly 20lb package total for each one...the cards themselves are probably over 5lb at least. Will definitely need to fabricate a custom card holder for fear of snapping pci e slots off the mobo
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That's your own words. You bought this simply for the e-peen and to brag about it.

It's your empty pockets, not mine. A Radeon HD 6950 Quad-Fire is faster and would cost almost $500 less. Whatever, though.
20% of usage is gaming
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